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ZIP Code 26651

Primary City:Summersville, WV (View All Cities)
County: Nicholas County
Timezone: Eastern (6:39am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.3, -80.9
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26651

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26651. 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 26651. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26651, 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:
Summersville, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26651 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26651 is located in south West Virginia and covers a large 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 26651 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 slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26651 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,650
Population Density 40 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,652
Median Home Value $80,400
Land Area 242.02 sq mi
Water Area 4.52 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,124
Median Household Income $43,721

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3342692882982512722613083263473713743072421811407552
Female267250267283264266285324352345404398361265204169136114
Total601519555581515538546632678692775772668507385309211166

Gender

 Male 4,696 49%
 Female 4,954 51%
Gender

Race

 White 9,479 98.2%
 Black Or African American 18 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 16 0.2%
 Asian 47 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 14 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 73 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner59293485642721489334100
Renter942052041721501035419
Total153498689814871592388119

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,107 51%
 Single Guardian 638 15%
 Singles 1,208 29%
 Singles With Roommate 171 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,959 72%
 Households with Kids 1,165 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6469588255515560486849536355497062576056
Female4262485548554947514662494862496372564346
Total1061311061371031061041079911411110211111798133134113103102

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26651 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26651 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 26651 real estate data, the median home value of $80,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26651 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26651 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26651 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,580 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 52 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,469 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,654 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,001 22%
 Households Vacant 528 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 76 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Sale Only 34 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 188 36%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 191 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 222 25%
 2 Bedroom 414 46%
 3+ Bedroom 262 29%
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 $43,721 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26651 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 26651 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 26651 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,216 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,652 19%
 No Earnings 3,995 45%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,216 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,652 19%
 No Earnings 3,995 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,136 96.2%
 Public transportation 15 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 104 2.4%
 Worked at Home 46 1.1%
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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 925 24%
 High School Graduate 2,057 54%
 Associate's degree 222 6%
 Bachelor's degree 388 10%
 Master's degree 97 3%
 Professional school degree 72 2%
 Doctorate degree 44 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,340 88.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 43 2.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 135 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26651

ZIP Code 26651 is in the Nicholas County School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26651.

Glade Creek Elementary School
7950 Webster Rd
Summersville, WV 26651
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nicholas County School District
Summersville Elementary School
108 McKees Creek Rd
Summersville, WV 26651
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nicholas County School District
Zela Elementary School
1073 Country Rd
Summersville, WV 26651
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nicholas County School District
Summersville Middle School
40 Grizzly Rd
Summersville, WV 26651
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Nicholas County School District
Nicholas County High School
30 Grizzly Rd
Summersville, WV 26651
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Nicholas County School District
Summersville Sda School
70 Friends R Fun Dr
Summersville, WV 26651
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Life Christian Academy
899 Broad St
Summersville, WV 26651
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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