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ZIP Code 26187

Primary City:Williamstown, WV (View All Cities)
County: Wood County
Timezone: Eastern (12:27pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.37, -81.45
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26187

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26187. 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 26187. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26187, 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:
Williamstown, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26187 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26187 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 26187 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 26187 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,982
Population Density 296 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,675
Median Home Value $127,600
Land Area 20.21 sq mi
Water Area 2.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,497
Median Household Income $57,173

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5155143298
5-9159189348
10-14183207390
15-19204205409
20-24117121238
25-29108133241
30-34170160330
35-39189197386
40-44229210439
45-49235242477
50-54200248448
55-59246250496
60-64218235453
65-69156152308
70-74118136254
75-7983117200
80-846093153
85 Plus3975114

Gender

 Male 2,869 48%
 Female 3,113 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,855 97.9%
 Black Or African American 21 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.3%
 Asian 21 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 16 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 48 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24263864
25-3415799256
35-4436175436
45-5440072472
55-6449067557
65-7433131362
75-8422335258
85 Plus771592

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,464 59%
 Single Guardian 318 13%
 Singles 644 26%
 Singles With Roommate 71 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,732 69%
 Households with Kids 765 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1212647
2402565
3253257
4392665
5283462
6234467
7302757
8414889
9373673
10374077
11354176
12384482
13333871
14404484
15583694
16375188
174657103
18373471
19262753
20292150

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26187 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26187 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 26187 real estate data, the median home value of $127,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 26187. Rentals in 26187 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 26187 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,975 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,243 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 822 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 432 16%
 Households Vacant 178 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 28 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 40 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 66 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 18 4%
 1 Bedroom 74 17%
 2 Bedroom 173 40%
 3+ Bedroom 171 39%
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 $57,173 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26187 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 26187 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 2,056 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,283 25%
 No Earnings 1,756 34%
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 2,056 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,283 25%
 No Earnings 1,756 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,677 95.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 63 2.2%
 Worked at Home 72 2.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 106 5%
 High School Graduate 1,202 58%
 Associate's degree 199 10%
 Bachelor's degree 311 15%
 Master's degree 168 8%
 Professional school degree 67 3%
 Doctorate degree 37 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 850 82.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 65 6.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 116 11.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26187

ZIP Code 26187 is in the Wood County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26187.

Williamstown Elementary School
418 Williams Ave
Williamstown, WV 26187
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wood County School District
Williamstown High School
219 West 5th St
Williamstown, WV 26187
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wood County School District
Wood County Christian School
113 W 9th St
Williamstown, WV 26187
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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