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ZIP Code 26160

Primary City:Palestine, WV (View All Cities)
County: Wirt County
Timezone: Eastern (3:30pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.97, -81.46
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26160

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26160. 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 26160. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26160, 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:
Palestine, WV
Acceptable:
Blue Goose, Lynncamp, Sanoma, Somervlle Frk, Sommerville Fork, Two Run

Stats and Demographics for the 26160 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26160 is located in west 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 26160 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 families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26160 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 960
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 534
Median Home Value $58,700
Land Area 65.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 392
Median Household Income $42,426

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5291948
5-9352459
10-14333770
15-19252853
20-24192039
25-29232649
30-34182038
35-39202848
40-44302858
45-49375491
50-545653109
55-59332457
60-64443579
65-69313061
70-74231841
75-79161329
80-8412820
85 Plus5611

Gender

 Male 489 51%
 Female 471 49%
Gender

Race

 White 938 97.7%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.5%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 14 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-248513
25-34211334
35-44401151
45-548914103
55-64691079
65-7459564
75-8432638
85 Plus10010

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 233 59%
 Single Guardian 53 14%
 Singles 85 22%
 Singles With Roommate 21 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 286 73%
 Households with Kids 106 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
18715
2606
36410
45611
59413
66511
76612
8639
98614
1010818
1151217
128311
1371017
14347
15516
16437
1731114
186713
197613
20448

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26160 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26160 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 26160 real estate data, the median home value of $58,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26160 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26160 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26160 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 960 100%
 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 156 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 172 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 64 12%
 Households Vacant 142 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 102 72%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 27 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 44 68%
 3+ Bedroom 21 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 $42,426 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26160 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 26160. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 375 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 259 28%
 No Earnings 280 31%
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 375 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 259 28%
 No Earnings 280 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 504 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 19 4%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 52 13%
 High School Graduate 268 65%
 Associate's degree 44 11%
 Bachelor's degree 22 5%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 24 6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 121 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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