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ZIP Code 26704

Primary City:Augusta, WV (View All Cities)
County: Hampshire County
Timezone: Eastern (1:10am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.3, -78.6
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26704

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26704. 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 26704. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26704, 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:
Augusta, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26704 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26704 is located in east West Virginia and covers a slightly higher 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 26704 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26704 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,663
Population Density 59 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,797
Median Home Value $117,600
Land Area 95.92 sq mi
Water Area 0.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,091
Median Household Income $30,660

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male16318320719916018720220721722622120418016388823526
Female17917717819113615017317319622418918917514689694831
Total3423603853902963373753804134504103933553091771518357

Gender

 Male 2,950 52%
 Female 2,713 48%
Gender

Race

 White 5,520 97.5%
 Black Or African American 53 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.1%
 Asian 6 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 14 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 63 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2319030236237428014133
Renter367588854432188
Total5926539044741831215941

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,198 57%
 Single Guardian 312 15%
 Singles 461 22%
 Singles With Roommate 120 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,372 66%
 Households with Kids 719 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2838363247362834384140385038444837403036
Female4138343730433830363626403541424043382824
Total6976706977796664747766788579868880785860

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26704 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26704 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 26704 real estate data, the median home value of $117,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 26704. Rentals in 26704 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26704 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,400 95%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 263 5%
 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 1,040 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 665 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 386 14%
 Households Vacant 706 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 35 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 40 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 486 69%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 126 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 144 17%
 2 Bedroom 418 48%
 3+ Bedroom 301 35%
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 $30,660 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26704 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, 26704 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 26704 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 1,666 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 728 15%
 No Earnings 2,397 50%
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 1,666 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 728 15%
 No Earnings 2,397 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,035 96%
 Public transportation 34 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 49 2%
 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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 507 22.7%
 High School Graduate 1,399 62.8%
 Associate's degree 78 3.5%
 Bachelor's degree 182 8.2%
 Master's degree 54 2.4%
 Professional school degree 9 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,173 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 153 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 88 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26704

ZIP Code 26704 is in the Hampshire County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26704.

Augusta Elementary School
Route 50
Augusta, WV 26704
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hampshire County School District
J.M. ""chick"" Buckbee Juvenile Center
1 Jerry Ln
Augusta, WV 26704
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Institutional Educational Programs School District

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