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ZIP Code 26836

Primary City:Moorefield, WV (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (7:14pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.0, -79.0
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26836

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26836. 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 26836. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26836, 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:
Moorefield, WV
Acceptable:
Rig

Stats and Demographics for the 26836 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26836 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 26836 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26836 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,578
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,282
Median Home Value $117,800
Land Area 193.21 sq mi
Water Area 1.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,680
Median Household Income $30,988

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male217223211214193216206225245259254205198152143825224
Female2061821952102051701992052162512392072161731281049954
Total42340540642439838640543046151049341241432527118615178

Gender

 Male 3,319 50%
 Female 3,259 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,852 89.0%
 Black Or African American 288 4.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.3%
 Asian 130 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 199 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 87 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2513628340036832319851
Renter83212182173112705311
Total10834846557348039325162

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,297 48%
 Single Guardian 476 18%
 Singles 726 27%
 Singles With Roommate 181 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,841 69%
 Households with Kids 839 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4544364141595138344651373740414147483733
Female4148384139253044442936494338493151403942
Total8692748280848182787587868078907298887675

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26836 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26836 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 26836 real estate data, the median home value of $117,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26836 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26836 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26836 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,578 100%
 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 926 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 858 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 896 27%
 Households Vacant 602 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 77 12.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.5%
 For Sale Only 30 5.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 3.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 280 46.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 194 32.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 35 5%
 1 Bedroom 186 26%
 2 Bedroom 282 39%
 3+ Bedroom 220 30%
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 $30,988 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26836 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 26836 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,036 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,195 22%
 No Earnings 2,081 39%
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 2,036 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,195 22%
 No Earnings 2,081 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,573 88.9%
 Public transportation 18 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 236 8.2%
 Worked at Home 68 2.3%
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 458 22.0%
 High School Graduate 1,356 65.2%
 Associate's degree 72 3.5%
 Bachelor's degree 141 6.8%
 Master's degree 50 2.4%
 Professional school degree 4 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,130 93.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 1.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 69 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26836

ZIP Code 26836 is in the Hardy County School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26836.

Moorefield Elementary School
400 North Main St
Moorefield, WV 26836
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hardy County School District
Moorefield Middle School
303 Caledonia Height Dr
Moorefield, WV 26836
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Hardy County School District
Moorefield Intermediate School
345 Caledonia Heights Rd
Moorefield, WV 26836
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hardy County School District
Moorefield High School
401 North Main St
Moorefield, WV 26836
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hardy County School District

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