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ZIP Code 26209

Primary City:Snowshoe, WV (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Pocahontas County
Timezone: Eastern (6:55am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.39, -79.99
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26209

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26209. 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 26209. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26209, 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:
Snowshoe, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26209 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26209 is located in central 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 26209 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26209 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 112
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,067
Median Home Value $370,800
Land Area 28.21 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 59
Median Household Income $21,438

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 53Female Median Age: 46

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


 Male 57 51%
 Female 55 49%


 White 112 100%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 27 46%
 Single Guardian 2 3%
 Singles 27 46%
 Singles With Roommate 3 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 49 83%
 Households with Kids 10 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26209 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 26209 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 26209 real estate data, the median home value of $370,800 is extremely high 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 26209. Rentals in 26209 are most commonly studio apartments. The rent for studio apartments is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26209 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 112 100%
 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 19 0.9%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 13 0.6%
 Renter Occupied Households 27 1.3%
 Households Vacant 2,008 97.1%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 110 5.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 40 2.0%
 For Sale Only 6 0.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,849 92.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 0.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 20 100%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $21,438 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26209 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. 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. The commute in 26209 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 50 83%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5 8%
 No Earnings 5 8%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 50 83%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5 8%
 No Earnings 5 8%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 50 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 5 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 26209 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 5 19%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 22 81%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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