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ZIP Code 26294

Primary City:Valley Head, WV (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (7:08am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.5, -80.1
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26294

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26294. 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 26294. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26294, 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:
Valley Head, WV
Acceptable:
Mingo

Stats and Demographics for the 26294 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26294 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 26294 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26294 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 729
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 557
Median Home Value $72,700
Land Area 79.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 335
Median Household Income $30,357

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 50


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5111526
5-991827
10-14121527
15-19251944
20-24181634
25-29221638
30-34141832
35-39202040
40-44271845
45-49312657
50-54304373
55-59424082
60-64442670
65-69293362
70-74151025
75-7951116
80-8421315
85 Plus8816

Gender

 Male 364 50%
 Female 365 50%
Gender

Race

 White 728 99.9%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-247310
25-3419726
35-44371047
45-5457865
55-64821193
65-7450353
75-8421627
85 Plus12214

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 181 54%
 Single Guardian 42 13%
 Singles 101 30%
 Singles With Roommate 11 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 275 82%
 Households with Kids 60 18%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1325
2369
3112
4112
5224
6369
7167
8213
9134
10257
11213
12426
13257
14224
15347
16729
17246
186713
19729
20235

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26294 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26294 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 26294 real estate data, the median home value of $72,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26294 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26294 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26294 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 729 100%
 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 125 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 160 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 50 9%
 Households Vacant 222 40%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 135 61%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 71 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 14 67%
 3+ Bedroom 7 33%
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 $30,357 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26294 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 26294 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. In 26294 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 244 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 208 23%
 No Earnings 460 50%
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 244 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 208 23%
 No Earnings 460 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 371 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 12 3%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 126 33%
 High School Graduate 225 60%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 19 5%
 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 115 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 11%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26294

ZIP Code 26294 is in the Randolph County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26294.

Valley Head Elementary School
Rt 219s
Valley Head, WV 26294
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Randolph County School District

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