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ZIP Code 26638

Primary City:Shock, WV (View All Cities)
County: Gilmer County
Timezone: Eastern (10:04pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.77, -80.96
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26638

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26638. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 26638. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26638, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Shock, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26638 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26638 is located in central West Virginia and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 26638 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26638 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 178
Population Density 11 people per sq mi
Housing Units 88
Median Home Value $177,900
Land Area 16.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 73
Median Household Income $34,107

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3511535587684954330
Female2356325657761236411
Total5816116710141213151021810741

Gender

 Male 94 53%
 Female 84 47%
Gender

Race

 White 177 99.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner17101313761
Renter12314220
Total29131417981

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 41 56%
 Single Guardian 16 22%
 Singles 11 15%
 Singles With Roommate 5 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 53 73%
 Households with Kids 20 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male00122101113016111110
Female01010012010220112110
Total01132113123236223220

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26638 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26638 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 26638 real estate data, the median home value of $177,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 26638. Rentals in 26638 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26638 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 178 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 22 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 36 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 15 17%
 Households Vacant 15 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 87%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 10 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $34,107 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26638 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 26638 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 26638 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 17 12%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14 10%
 No Earnings 108 78%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 17 12%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14 10%
 No Earnings 108 78%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 31 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 15 29%
 High School Graduate 37 71%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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