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ZIP Code 26743

Primary City:New Creek, WV (View All Cities)
County: Mineral County
Timezone: Eastern (2:27pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.35, -79.07
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26743

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26743. 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 26743. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26743, 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:
New Creek, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26743 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26743 is located in east 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 26743 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 large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26743 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,613
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 803
Median Home Value $153,300
Land Area 74.35 sq mi
Water Area 0.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 660
Median Household Income $47,955

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5404181
5-9394281
10-14484795
15-196458122
20-24342458
25-29323466
30-345551106
35-396556121
40-446343106
45-496077137
50-548266148
55-597168139
60-645350103
65-69494392
70-74373673
75-79232043
80-84151328
85 Plus8614

Gender

 Male 838 52%
 Female 775 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,585 98.3%
 Black Or African American 13 0.8%
 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 12 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24516
25-34512172
35-4410616122
45-5413918157
55-6412213135
65-749711108
75-8447552
85 Plus808

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 405 61%
 Single Guardian 71 11%
 Singles 146 22%
 Singles With Roommate 38 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 470 71%
 Households with Kids 190 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
15510
291019
38715
4101020
54913
6131023
76814
881119
98412
1016824
1111920
1281018
135712
1481321
1571825
1610818
17271239
1811920
1991120
209413

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26743 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26743 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 26743 real estate data, the median home value of $153,300 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 26743. Rentals in 26743 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26743 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,613 100%
 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 276 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 299 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 85 11%
 Households Vacant 143 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 64 45%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 85 69%
 3+ Bedroom 39 31%
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 $47,955 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 26743 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, 26743 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. Most commuters in 26743 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 360 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 427 28%
 No Earnings 743 49%
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 360 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 427 28%
 No Earnings 743 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 689 97%
 Public transportation 9 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 10 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 7%
 High School Graduate 358 61%
 Associate's degree 68 12%
 Bachelor's degree 54 9%
 Master's degree 12 2%
 Professional school degree 57 10%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 182 59%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 114 37%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26743

ZIP Code 26743 is in the Mineral County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26743.

New Creek Primary School
85 New Creek School Rd
New Creek, WV 26743
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mineral County School District

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