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ZIP Code 26679

Primary City:Mount Nebo, WV (View All Cities)
County: Nicholas County
Timezone: Eastern (1:34pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.2, -80.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26679

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26679. 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 26679. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26679, 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 Nebo, WV
Acceptable:
Runa

Stats and Demographics for the 26679 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26679 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 26679 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 large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26679 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,896
Population Density 36 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,137
Median Home Value $138,100
Land Area 52.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.92 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 799
Median Household Income $46,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55650106
5-96649115
10-14643397
15-194660106
20-24504292
25-295845103
30-346165126
35-394654100
40-445661117
45-498681167
50-549788185
55-598898186
60-647854132
65-69544195
70-74313667
75-79141933
80-84212142
85 Plus72027

Gender

 Male 979 52%
 Female 917 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,886 99.5%
 Black Or African American 2 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24141125
25-348024104
35-448920109
45-5416916185
55-6418510195
65-741004104
75-8452254
85 Plus16723

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 474 59%
 Single Guardian 86 11%
 Singles 204 26%
 Singles With Roommate 35 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 582 73%
 Households with Kids 217 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
19817
281826
318624
411819
5111021
613922
7181533
810616
914923
1011920
1110212
1219524
1315924
149817
1541216
16121527
1791019
18111021
19101323
20141024

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26679 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26679 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 26679 real estate data, the median home value of $138,100 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 26679. Rentals in 26679 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26679 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,896 100%
 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 339 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 366 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 94 8%
 Households Vacant 338 30%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 5.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 9 2.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 222 65.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 85 25.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 18 13%
 2 Bedroom 47 33%
 3+ Bedroom 79 55%
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 $46,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26679 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 26679 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. However, that is not the case in 26679. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 461 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 322 24%
 No Earnings 587 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 461 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 322 24%
 No Earnings 587 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 662 99%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 1%
 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 percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 133 22%
 High School Graduate 303 50%
 Associate's degree 7 1%
 Bachelor's degree 87 14%
 Master's degree 71 12%
 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 248 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 18 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 19 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26679

ZIP Code 26679 is in the Nicholas County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26679.

Mt Nebo Elementary School
110 Schoolhouse Ln
Mount Nebo, WV 26679
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nicholas County School District

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