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ZIP Code 26443

Post Office City:Troy, WV (View All Cities)
County: Gilmer County
Timezone: Eastern (2:18pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.07, -80.78
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26443

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 26443. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 26443 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Troy, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26443 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26443 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 26443 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26443 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 258
Population Density 13 people per sq mi
Housing Units 147
Median Home Value $78,100
Land Area 19.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 106
Median Household Income $48,810

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 44

Under 57815
85 Plus268


 Male 124 48%
 Female 134 52%


 White 257 99.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus516

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 50 47%
 Single Guardian 18 17%
 Singles 32 30%
 Singles With Roommate 6 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 78 74%
 Households with Kids 28 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26443 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26443 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1950s. Looking at 26443 real estate data, the median home value of $78,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 26443.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 258 100%
 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 33 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 49 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 24 16%
 Households Vacant 41 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 61%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $48,810 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26443 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 26443 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 26443 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 45 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14 12%
 No Earnings 57 49%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 45 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 14 12%
 No Earnings 57 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 45 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 26443 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 89 77%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 14 12%
 Master's degree 13 11%
 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 35 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 24%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26443

ZIP Code 26443 is in the Gilmer County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26443.

Troy Elementary School
3093 Wv Hwy 47w
Troy, WV 26443
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gilmer County School District

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