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ZIP Code 26074

Primary City:West Liberty, WV (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Ohio County
Timezone: Eastern (12:29pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.17, -80.59
ZIP (~1400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26074

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26074. 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 26074. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26074, 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:
West Liberty, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26074 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26074 is located in north 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 26074 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26074 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,184
Population Density 720 people per sq mi
Housing Units 230
Median Home Value $95,700
Land Area 1.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 210
Median Household Income $26,429

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 21Male Median Age: 21Female Median Age: 21


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59615
5-9141731
10-1414721
15-19178239417
20-24186211397
25-29241236
30-34221436
35-39121830
40-44131225
45-49251439
50-54122234
55-59121325
60-64141428
65-69437
70-7431215
75-796814
80-84178
85 Plus066

Gender

 Male 549 46%
 Female 635 54%
Gender

Race

 White 1,115 94.2%
 Black Or African American 45 3.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 20 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2414344
25-34102535
35-44131023
45-54301242
55-6425833
65-7410212
75-8416016
85 Plus505

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 81 39%
 Single Guardian 33 16%
 Singles 60 29%
 Singles With Roommate 36 17%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 165 79%
 Households with Kids 45 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1314
2202
3314
4123
57411
6358
7246
8213
9033
10516
11011
12011
13314
14639
15022
16347
17246
184287129
19131142273
206080140

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26074 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26074 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1940s. Looking at 26074 real estate data, the median home value of $95,700 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 26074. Rentals in 26074 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26074 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 490 41%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 694 59%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 56 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 54 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 100 43%
 Households Vacant 20 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 85%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1 5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 6%
 1 Bedroom 19 16%
 2 Bedroom 53 45%
 3+ Bedroom 38 32%
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 $26,429 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26074 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. 26074 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 26074 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 26074 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 164 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 704 63%
 No Earnings 253 23%
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 164 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 704 63%
 No Earnings 253 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 481 77%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 133 21%
 Worked at Home 9 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 13 14%
 High School Graduate 42 46%
 Associate's degree 11 12%
 Bachelor's degree 23 25%
 Master's degree 2 2%
 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 59 98%
 Enrolled in Private School 1 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes