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ZIP Code 26757

Primary City:Romney, WV (View All Cities)
County: Hampshire County
Timezone: Eastern (12:46am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.3, -78.7
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26757

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26757. 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 26757. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26757, 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:
Romney, WV
Acceptable:
Three Chrs, Three Churches

Stats and Demographics for the 26757 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26757 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 26757 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 26757 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,464
Population Density 46 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,316
Median Home Value $127,100
Land Area 139.85 sq mi
Water Area 1.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,688
Median Household Income $30,580

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1641842292391621471541881932251992292491721381075943
Female160193214233150160192170210233241230267200164141102123
Total324377443472312307346358403458440459516372302248161166

Gender

 Male 3,081 48%
 Female 3,383 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,238 96.5%
 Black Or African American 97 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.3%
 Asian 15 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 87 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2515128537547133822378
Renter591481071281071036921
Total8429939250357844129299

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,282 48%
 Single Guardian 430 16%
 Singles 835 31%
 Singles With Roommate 141 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,927 72%
 Households with Kids 761 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3734283337333234484647373960474672353939
Female3732343140424231384837324453494759393942
Total746662647775746586948469831139693131747881

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26757 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26757 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 26757 real estate data, the median home value of $127,100 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 26757. Rentals in 26757 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26757 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,246 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 29 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 92 1.4%
 Other Institutional 91 1.4%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,110 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 836 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 742 22%
 Households Vacant 628 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 50 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Sale Only 46 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 52 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 324 52%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 149 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 349 31%
 2 Bedroom 525 46%
 3+ Bedroom 268 23%
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 $30,580 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26757 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, 26757 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 26757 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,743 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,415 26%
 No Earnings 2,340 43%
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 1,743 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,415 26%
 No Earnings 2,340 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,426 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 160 6%
 Worked at Home 40 2%
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 571 25.2%
 High School Graduate 1,418 62.6%
 Associate's degree 42 1.9%
 Bachelor's degree 175 7.7%
 Master's degree 52 2.3%
 Professional school degree 4 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 960 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 112 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 212 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26757

ZIP Code 26757 is in the Hampshire County School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26757.

Hampshire County Career Training Center
Hc 63 Box 1980
Romney, WV 26757
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hampshire County School District
Potomac Center
One Blue St
Romney, WV 26757
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Institutional Educational Programs School District
West Virginia School for the Deaf-Elementary
301 East Main St
Romney, WV 26757
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Wv Schools for the Deaf and the Blind School District
West Virginia School for the Blind
301 East Main St
Romney, WV 26757
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Wv Schools for the Deaf and the Blind School District
Romney Elementary School
45 School St
Romney, WV 26757
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hampshire County School District
Romney Middle School
111 School St
Romney, WV 26757
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hampshire County School District
Hampshire Senior High School
Hc 63 Box 1970
Romney, WV 26757
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hampshire County School District
West Virginia School for the Deaf-Second
301 East Main St
Romney, WV 26757
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wv Schools for the Deaf and the Blind School District

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