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ZIP Code 26705

Primary City:Aurora, WV (View All Cities)
County: Preston County
Timezone: Eastern (9:13pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.30, -79.57
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26705

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26705. 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 26705. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26705, 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:
Aurora, WV
Acceptable:
Amboy

Stats and Demographics for the 26705 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26705 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 26705 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26705 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,077
Population Density 19 people per sq mi
Housing Units 537
Median Home Value $116,700
Land Area 56.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 445
Median Household Income $57,917

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male26234736232823403827555232402218129
Female321930332226302437454338413326211115
Total584277694554536475729890737348392324

Gender

 Male 551 51%
 Female 526 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,057 98.1%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 17 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner232527980663719
Renter321171012951
Total553698992754220

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 264 59%
 Single Guardian 57 13%
 Singles 108 24%
 Singles With Roommate 16 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 321 72%
 Households with Kids 124 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male45457163697109121266665
Female68774443484639739863
Total101311121151061017111612211991514128

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26705 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26705 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 26705 real estate data, the median home value of $116,700 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 26705. Rentals in 26705 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26705 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,077 100%
 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 176 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 191 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 78 15%
 Households Vacant 92 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 50%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 7 18%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 33 83%
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 $57,917 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26705 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. 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, 26705 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. However, that is not the case in 26705. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 255 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 263 30%
 No Earnings 348 40%
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 255 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 263 30%
 No Earnings 348 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 401 100%
 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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 76 18%
 High School Graduate 294 71%
 Associate's degree 7 2%
 Bachelor's degree 37 9%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 193 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26705

ZIP Code 26705 is in the Preston County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26705.

Aurora Elementary
Rr 1 Box 209
Aurora, WV 26705
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Preston County School District

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