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ZIP Code 26761

Primary City:Shanks, WV (View All Cities)
County: Hampshire County
Timezone: Eastern (11:05pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.31, -78.70
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26761

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26761. 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 26761. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26761, 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:
Shanks, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26761 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26761 is located in east 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 26761 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 small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26761 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 685
Population Density 62 people per sq mi
Housing Units 303
Median Home Value $99,500
Land Area 10.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 261
Median Household Income $14,792

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1918251728141921252734213013101172
Female20262423201717183127272922246733
Total39444940483136395654615052371618105

Gender

 Male 341 50%
 Female 344 50%
Gender

Race

 White 674 98.4%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.3%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner41734525225183
Renter7911109631
Total112645626131214

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 148 57%
 Single Guardian 45 17%
 Singles 55 21%
 Singles With Roommate 13 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 173 66%
 Households with Kids 88 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male42332433646357733315
Female4645112364414105804478
Total88783166910877151215377813

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26761 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26761 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 26761 real estate data, the median home value of $99,500 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 26761. Rentals in 26761 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26761 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 685 100%
 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 121 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 84 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 56 18%
 Households Vacant 42 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 17%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 62%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 51 45%
 3+ Bedroom 62 55%
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 $14,792 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26761 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. In 26761 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 76 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 66 19%
 No Earnings 212 60%
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 76 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 66 19%
 No Earnings 212 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 98 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 6 6%
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 40 31%
 High School Graduate 73 57%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 14 11%
 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 54 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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