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ZIP Code 26716

Primary City:Eglon, WV (View All Cities)
County: Preston County
Timezone: Eastern (4:44am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.26, -79.53
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26716

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26716. 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 26716. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26716, 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:
Eglon, WV
Acceptable:
Horse Shoe Rn, Horse Shoe Run

Stats and Demographics for the 26716 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26716 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 26716 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26716 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 706
Population Density 29 people per sq mi
Housing Units 366
Median Home Value $119,600
Land Area 24.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 290
Median Household Income $55,448

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male24161823182117182130382726252111115
Female141720141715151820293224282314161010
Total383338373536323641597051544835272115

Gender

 Male 370 52%
 Female 336 48%
Gender

Race

 White 696 98.6%
 Black Or African American 3 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21531605544288
Renter511772663
Total726386757503411

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 191 66%
 Single Guardian 27 9%
 Singles 57 20%
 Singles With Roommate 15 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 218 75%
 Households with Kids 72 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male95543315435343446454
Female33531434555226013371
Total128107474998105694597125

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26716 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26716 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 26716 real estate data, the median home value of $119,600 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 26716. Rentals in 26716 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26716 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 706 100%
 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 98 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 145 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 47 13%
 Households Vacant 76 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 55 72%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 19 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 15 33%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 30 67%
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 $55,448 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26716 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. 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 26716. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 218 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 149 26%
 No Earnings 202 36%
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 218 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 149 26%
 No Earnings 202 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 287 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 19 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 42 16%
 High School Graduate 195 74%
 Associate's degree 15 6%
 Bachelor's degree 5 2%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 8 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 52 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 30%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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