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ZIP Code 26662

Primary City:Canvas, WV (View All Cities)
County: Nicholas County
Timezone: Eastern (12:35pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.26, -80.75
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26662

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26662. 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 26662. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26662, 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:
Canvas, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26662 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26662 is located in south 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 26662 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26662 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,154
Population Density 79 people per sq mi
Housing Units 508
Median Home Value $90,100
Land Area 14.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 458
Median Household Income $59,583

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5313465
5-9353873
10-14374380
15-19353368
20-24282250
25-29223557
30-34373673
35-39324981
40-44483987
45-49484896
50-54413576
55-595347100
60-64404181
65-69282250
70-74262955
75-79151126
80-8481018
85 Plus41418

Gender

 Male 568 49%
 Female 586 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,131 98.0%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 17 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-249312
25-34471057
35-44771592
45-5485489
55-64985103
65-7459160
75-8428533
85 Plus9312

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 307 67%
 Single Guardian 57 12%
 Singles 84 18%
 Singles With Roommate 10 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 307 67%
 Households with Kids 151 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
14610
29918
341014
47512
59716
68816
751116
84913
99312
103710
1161218
1210515
135914
14131023
158917
16628
175914
188816
198513
20549

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26662 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26662 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 26662 real estate data, the median home value of $90,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 26662. Rentals in 26662 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26662 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,154 100%
 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 235 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 177 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 46 9%
 Households Vacant 50 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 10 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 44%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 17 33%
 3+ Bedroom 35 67%
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 $59,583 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26662 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, 26662 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 26662 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 396 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 132 14%
 No Earnings 403 43%
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 396 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 132 14%
 No Earnings 403 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 488 100%
 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

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 39 15%
 High School Graduate 141 55%
 Associate's degree 7 3%
 Bachelor's degree 31 12%
 Master's degree 10 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 30 12%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 52 70%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 30%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes