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ZIP Code 26847

Primary City:Petersburg, WV (View All Cities)
County: Grant County
Timezone: Eastern (2:40am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.0, -79.2
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26847

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26847. 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 26847. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26847, 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:
Petersburg, WV
Acceptable:
Arthur, Dorcas, Landes Sta, Landes Station

Stats and Demographics for the 26847 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26847 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 26847 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26847 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,277
Population Density 51 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,200
Median Home Value $111,100
Land Area 122.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,658
Median Household Income $38,665

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1671962132091391381591662192292472202081851381127150
Female160165168197155132167172239241228239261195172105101114
Total327361381406294270326338458470475459469380310217172164

Gender

 Male 3,066 49%
 Female 3,211 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,080 96.9%
 Black Or African American 61 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.1%
 Asian 13 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 54 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 60 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2313029242340935121959
Renter59145136118126954528
Total8227542854153544626487

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,371 52%
 Single Guardian 385 14%
 Singles 765 29%
 Singles With Roommate 137 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,904 72%
 Households with Kids 754 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3742232941353435514537443750374148463729
Female3531223933243732393631244433473149432730
Total7273456874597167908168688183847297896459

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26847 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26847 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 26847 real estate data, the median home value of $111,100 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 26847. Rentals in 26847 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26847 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,154 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 117 1.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 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 1,009 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 897 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 752 24%
 Households Vacant 542 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 94 17.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1.8%
 For Sale Only 20 3.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 4.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 214 39.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 180 33.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 146 20%
 2 Bedroom 367 51%
 3+ Bedroom 209 29%
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 $38,665 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26847 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 26847 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,092 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,329 25%
 No Earnings 1,913 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 2,092 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,329 25%
 No Earnings 1,913 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,727 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 160 5%
 Worked at Home 82 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. 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 510 22%
 High School Graduate 1,420 61%
 Associate's degree 107 5%
 Bachelor's degree 168 7%
 Master's degree 91 4%
 Professional school degree 42 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 957 88%
 Enrolled in Private School 39 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 90 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26847

ZIP Code 26847 is in the Grant County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26847.

South Branch Vocational School
401 Pierpont St
Petersburg, WV 26847
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Grant County School District
Dorcas Elementary School
Hc 33 Box 1060
Petersburg, WV 26847
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grant County School District
Petersburg Elementary School
333 Rig St
Petersburg, WV 26847
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Grant County School District
Petersburg High School
207 Jefferson Ave
Petersburg, WV 26847
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Grant County School District
Believers Mennonite Fellowship Christian School
Hc 33 Box 261
Petersburg, WV 26847
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
North Fork Christian School
Hc 59 Box 217
Petersburg, WV 26847
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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