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ZIP Code 26852

Primary City:Purgitsville, WV (View All Cities)
County: Hampshire County
Timezone: Eastern (10:36am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.26, -78.91
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26852

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26852. 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 26852. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26852, 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:
Purgitsville, WV
Acceptable:
Junction

Stats and Demographics for the 26852 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26852 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 26852 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 slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26852 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 869
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 490
Median Home Value $88,500
Land Area 42.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 355
Median Household Income $32,316

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3036312628251533403246223225151287
Female1722252816241523343432352524265138
Total475856544449305674667857574941172115

Gender

 Male 463 53%
 Female 406 47%
Gender

Race

 White 859 98.8%
 Black Or African American 2 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner82660725758249
Renter17578463
Total933657965623012

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 209 59%
 Single Guardian 43 12%
 Singles 96 27%
 Singles With Roommate 7 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 245 69%
 Households with Kids 110 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4676847125610384567537
Female32445424774383848533
Total781110138916121314616713101510610

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26852 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26852 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 26852 real estate data, the median home value of $88,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26852 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26852 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26852 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 869 100%
 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 173 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 141 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 41 8%
 Households Vacant 135 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 66 49%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 64 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 15 12%
 2 Bedroom 13 11%
 3+ Bedroom 93 77%
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 $32,316 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26852 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 26852 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. More commuters in 26852 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 285 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 148 23%
 No Earnings 218 33%
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 285 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 148 23%
 No Earnings 218 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 368 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 2%
 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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 106 31%
 High School Graduate 211 62%
 Associate's degree 23 7%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 93 67%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 45 33%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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