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ZIP Code 26823

Primary City:Capon Springs, WV (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Hampshire County
Timezone: Eastern (3:15pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.2, -78.5
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26823

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26823. 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 26823. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26823, 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:
Capon Springs, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26823 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26823 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 26823 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 single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26823 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 198
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 132
Median Home Value $96,500
Land Area 21.40 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 85
Median Household Income $41,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male595364429101071293330
Female265634475510111052342
Total71510998891415201822145672

Gender

 Male 104 53%
 Female 94 47%
Gender

Race

 White 194 98.0%
 Black Or African American 3 1.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner071218191052
Renter31121310
Total381320201362

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 35 41%
 Single Guardian 12 14%
 Singles 26 31%
 Singles With Roommate 12 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 64 75%
 Households with Kids 21 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10041402230110012001
Female00200302111021221100
Total10241704341131233101

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26823 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26823 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 26823 real estate data, the median home value of $96,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26823 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26823 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26823 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 198 100%
 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 39 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 34 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 12 9%
 Households Vacant 47 36%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 68%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 9 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 45 80%
 3+ Bedroom 11 20%
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 $41,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26823 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 26823 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 26823 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 52 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 107 67%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 52 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 107 67%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 52 100%
 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. 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 45 39%
 High School Graduate 52 45%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 18 16%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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