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ZIP Code 26656

Primary City:Belva, WV (View All Cities)
County: Nicholas County
Timezone: Eastern (4:34pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.25, -81.16
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26656

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26656. 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 26656. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26656, 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:
Belva, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26656 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26656 is located in southwest 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 26656 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26656 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 401
Population Density 45 people per sq mi
Housing Units 177
Median Home Value $59,400
Land Area 8.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 153
Median Household Income $39,688

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 39


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5111728
5-9101525
10-14131528
15-19121729
20-2413922
25-2981422
30-3471118
35-39251237
40-448917
45-49131225
50-54121123
55-59121527
60-64111425
65-69111122
70-747815
75-7961218
80-847815
85 Plus235

Gender

 Male 188 47%
 Female 213 53%
Gender

Race

 White 393 98.0%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 1.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24415
25-3413417
35-4417724
45-5424226
55-6424529
65-7418523
75-8423225
85 Plus404

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 76 50%
 Single Guardian 26 17%
 Singles 38 25%
 Singles With Roommate 13 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 103 67%
 Households with Kids 50 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1437
2347
3235
4145
5268
6055
7314
8123
9415
10224
11325
12369
13314
14246
15123
16549
17235
18246
19246
20426

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26656 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26656 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 26656 real estate data, the median home value of $59,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 26656. Rentals in 26656 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26656 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 401 100%
 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 44 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 83 47%
 Renter Occupied Households 26 15%
 Households Vacant 24 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 22 71%
 3+ Bedroom 9 29%
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 $39,688 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26656 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. 26656 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 26656 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. More commuters in 26656 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 65 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 32 14%
 No Earnings 132 58%
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 65 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 32 14%
 No Earnings 132 58%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 54 59%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 37 41%
 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 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 14 14%
 High School Graduate 72 74%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 11 11%
 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 117 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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