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ZIP Code 26292

Primary City:Thomas, WV (View All Cities)
County: Tucker County
Timezone: Eastern (3:11pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.2, -79.6
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26292

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26292. 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 26292. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26292, 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:
Thomas, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26292 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26292 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 26292 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26292 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 836
Population Density 50 people per sq mi
Housing Units 467
Median Home Value $84,800
Land Area 16.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 350
Median Household Income $31,875

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 53


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5231841
5-9171128
10-14162541
15-19141428
20-24182240
25-29142842
30-34291746
35-39271542
40-44282856
45-49202949
50-54291746
55-59333164
60-64343670
65-69272653
70-74323264
75-79161733
80-84102939
85 Plus104454

Gender

 Male 397 47%
 Female 439 53%
Gender

Race

 White 832 99.5%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24189
25-34201737
35-4445954
45-54411657
55-6463770
65-74591776
75-84191433
85 Plus8614

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 151 43%
 Single Guardian 49 14%
 Singles 130 37%
 Singles With Roommate 20 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 271 77%
 Households with Kids 79 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1347
27714
3729
4235
5224
6426
76511
8314
9213
102911
11426
126713
13224
14257
15415
165712
17022
18426
19123
20336

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26292 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26292 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 26292 real estate data, the median home value of $84,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26292 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26292 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26292 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 743 89%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 93 11%
 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 118 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 138 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 94 20%
 Households Vacant 117 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 4%
 For Sale Only 9 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 55 47%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 33 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 6%
 1 Bedroom 17 22%
 2 Bedroom 2 3%
 3+ Bedroom 54 69%
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 $31,875 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26292 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 26292 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 26292 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 153 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 170 25%
 No Earnings 356 52%
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 153 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 170 25%
 No Earnings 356 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 210 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 12 5%
 Worked at Home 25 10%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 49 16%
 High School Graduate 222 74%
 Associate's degree 4 1%
 Bachelor's degree 20 7%
 Master's degree 7 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 76 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 1 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 22%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26292

ZIP Code 26292 is in the Tucker County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26292.

Davis Thomas Elementary Middle School
Quail Ridge Dr
Thomas, WV 26292
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tucker County School District

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