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ZIP Code 26520

Primary City:Arthurdale, WV (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Preston County
Timezone: Eastern (4:59am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.499, -79.820
ZIP (~1200 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26520

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26520. 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 26520. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26520, 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:
Arthurdale, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26520 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26520 is located in north 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 26520 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26520 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 778
Population Density 374 people per sq mi
Housing Units 372
Median Home Value $125,900
Land Area 2.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 345
Median Household Income $44,833

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 51

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


 Male 393 51%
 Female 385 49%


 White 768 98.7%
 Black Or African American 3 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 2 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.6%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 190 55%
 Single Guardian 47 14%
 Singles 87 25%
 Singles With Roommate 21 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 264 77%
 Households with Kids 81 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26520 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26520 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 26520 real estate data, the median home value of $125,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 26520 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26520 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 778 100%
 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 164 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 141 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 40 11%
 Households Vacant 27 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 4%
 For Sale Only 4 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 11%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 59%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 46 100%
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 $44,833 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. Most commuters in 26520 can expect to fall in that range. 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 231 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 156 25%
 No Earnings 230 37%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 231 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 156 25%
 No Earnings 230 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 311 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 12 4%
 Worked at Home 11 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 21 9%
 High School Graduate 190 78%
 Associate's degree 21 9%
 Bachelor's degree 11 5%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 95 69%
 Enrolled in Private School 29 21%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26520

ZIP Code 26520 is in the Preston County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26520.

Valley Elementary
Route 92
Arthurdale, WV 26520
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Preston County School District

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