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ZIP Code 26678

Primary City:Mount Lookout, WV (View All Cities)
County: Nicholas County
Timezone: Eastern (11:59am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.16, -80.91
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26678

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26678. 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 26678. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26678, 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:
Mount Lookout, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26678 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26678 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 26678 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 26678 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,247
Population Density 87 people per sq mi
Housing Units 578
Median Home Value $121,300
Land Area 14.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 495
Median Household Income $47,910

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5413677
5-9372966
10-14323365
15-19504898
20-24243458
25-29442872
30-34343771
35-39534497
40-44433982
45-49354782
50-544360103
55-596556121
60-64435093
65-69313061
70-74272148
75-7910919
80-8431619
85 Plus7815

Gender

 Male 622 50%
 Female 625 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,231 98.7%
 Black Or African American 2 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 11 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-247815
25-34411960
35-44801393
45-5489796
55-641175122
65-7462870
75-8426228
85 Plus8311

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 305 62%
 Single Guardian 69 14%
 Singles 95 19%
 Singles With Roommate 26 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 341 69%
 Households with Kids 154 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
181018
212820
36612
48513
59413
671017
78311
87512
96713
10111122
118412
12358
133710
147613
1551015
16151126
1713720
1812921
1951116
208210

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26678 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26678 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 26678 real estate data, the median home value of $121,300 is slightly less than average 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 26678. Rentals in 26678 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26678 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,247 100%
 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 215 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 215 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 65 11%
 Households Vacant 83 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 59%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 20 27%
 2 Bedroom 14 19%
 3+ Bedroom 39 53%
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 $47,910 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26678 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. 26678 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 26678 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 26678 can expect to fall in that range. 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 206 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 408 37%
 No Earnings 489 44%
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 206 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 408 37%
 No Earnings 489 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 358 68%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 98 19%
 Worked at Home 72 14%
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. 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 76 14%
 High School Graduate 447 82%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 20 4%
 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 266 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26678

ZIP Code 26678 is in the Nicholas County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26678.

Mt Lookout Elementary School
1945 Mount Lookout Rd
Mount Lookout, WV 26678
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nicholas County School District

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