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ZIP Code 26801

Primary City:Baker, WV (View All Cities)
County: Hardy County
Timezone: Eastern (5:30pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.1, -78.8
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26801

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26801. 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 26801. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26801, 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:
Baker, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26801 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26801 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 26801 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely 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 26801 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,118
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 739
Median Home Value $122,500
Land Area 73.24 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 475
Median Household Income $30,029

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 50


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5232952
5-9282654
10-14264167
15-19242044
20-24181230
25-29282553
30-34283664
35-39362965
40-44393473
45-49373976
50-544857105
55-59484795
60-64443983
65-69403272
70-74263157
75-79202242
80-84192443
85 Plus113243

Gender

 Male 543 49%
 Female 575 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,100 98.4%
 Black Or African American 4 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24055
25-34292049
35-44631679
45-54811697
55-649314107
65-7469776
75-84331043
85 Plus15419

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 239 50%
 Single Guardian 74 16%
 Singles 141 30%
 Singles With Roommate 21 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 361 76%
 Households with Kids 114 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1336
24711
3077
410717
53710
66511
711617
8347
9549
108513
1131114
129716
133912
143912
159413
16639
17448
18358
19246
20314

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26801 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26801 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 26801 real estate data, the median home value of $122,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26801 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26801 are most commonly studio apartments. The rent for studio apartments is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26801 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,060 95%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 58 5%
 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 197 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 186 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 92 12%
 Households Vacant 264 36%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 4.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 9 3.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 143 54.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 99 37.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 27 43%
 1 Bedroom 18 29%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 18 29%
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 $30,029 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26801 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. A higher percentage of people in 26801 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 26801 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 208 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 125 15%
 No Earnings 519 61%
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 208 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 125 15%
 No Earnings 519 61%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 216 73%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 5%
 Worked at Home 63 21%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 176 43%
 High School Graduate 170 41%
 Associate's degree 13 3%
 Bachelor's degree 17 4%
 Master's degree 17 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 19 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 73 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 26801

ZIP Code 26801 is in the Hardy County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 26801.

East Hardy Early/Middle School
238 Cougar Dr
Baker, WV 26801
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Hardy County School District
East Hardy High School
259 Cougar Dr
Baker, WV 26801
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hardy County School District

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