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ZIP Code 26726

Post Office City:Keyser, WV (View All Cities)
County: Mineral County
Timezone: Eastern (9:33pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.4, -79.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26726

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 26726. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 26726 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Keyser, WV
Acceptable:
Scherr, Short Gap
Unacceptable:
Rocket Center

Stats and Demographics for the 26726 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26726 is located in eastern West Virginia and covers a slightly higher 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 26726 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26726 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,306
Population Density 91 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,096
Median Home Value $104,400
Land Area 146.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.60 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,395
Median Household Income $28,360

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5414348762
5-9406366772
10-14373369742
15-196465831,229
20-24469397866
25-29318351669
30-34320349669
35-39412350762
40-44411440851
45-49411442853
50-54424508932
55-59460500960
60-64433475908
65-69371392763
70-74267292559
75-79185218403
80-84129186315
85 Plus94197291

Gender

 Male 6,543 49%
 Female 6,763 51%
Gender

Race

 White 12,446 93.5%
 Black Or African American 554 4.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.2%
 Asian 48 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 20 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 215 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2443168211
25-34317290607
35-44614239853
45-547072931,000
55-648972021,099
65-74711147858
75-84421115536
85 Plus15279231

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,712 50%
 Single Guardian 854 16%
 Singles 1,558 29%
 Singles With Roommate 271 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,853 71%
 Households with Kids 1,542 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17679155
28565150
38965154
46666132
58779166
68065145
77869147
88884172
97369142
108578163
117973152
127270142
137267139
146581146
157075145
167689165
179576171
18157139296
19248204452
20167114281

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26726 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26726 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 26726 real estate data, the median home value of $104,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26726 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26726 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26726 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Keyser, WV real estate.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,747 95.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 8 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 545 4.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,043 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,819 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,533 25%
 Households Vacant 701 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 148 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 60 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 39 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 186 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 262 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 70 3%
 1 Bedroom 380 17%
 2 Bedroom 932 42%
 3+ Bedroom 820 37%
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 $28,360 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26726 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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, 26726 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 26726 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,472 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,941 18%
 No Earnings 5,351 50%
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 3,472 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,941 18%
 No Earnings 5,351 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,262 94.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 18 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 191 4.2%
 Worked at Home 49 1.1%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,106 12.6%
 High School Graduate 5,642 64.1%
 Associate's degree 818 9.3%
 Bachelor's degree 718 8.2%
 Master's degree 417 4.7%
 Professional school degree 32 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 73 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,800 90.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 0.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 185 9.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26726

ZIP Code 26726 is in the Mineral County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26726.

Mineral County Technical Center
600 Harley Staggers Drive
Keyser, WV 26726
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mineral County School District
Fountain Primary School
275 Fountain School Road
Keyser, WV 26726
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mineral County School District
Keyser Middle School
700 Harley Staggers Drive
Keyser, WV 26726
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mineral County School District
Keyser Primary School
590 Harley Staggers Drive
Keyser, WV 26726
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mineral County School District
Mineral County Alternative School
50 Clary Street
Keyser, WV 26726
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mineral County School District
Keyser High School
1 E Piedmont St
Keyser, WV 26726
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mineral County School District

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