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ZIP Code 26851

Primary City:Wardensville, WV (View All Cities)
County: Hardy County
Timezone: Eastern (8:38pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.0, -78.6
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 26851

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 26851. 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 26851. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 26851, 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:
Wardensville, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 26851 ZIP Code

ZIP code 26851 is located in east 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 26851 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 slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 26851 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,180
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,351
Median Home Value $128,200
Land Area 108.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 926
Median Household Income $28,862

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5564399
5-96470134
10-146861129
15-197444118
20-24454994
25-29464894
30-346157118
35-397864142
40-447299171
45-499888186
50-547974153
55-597678154
60-6410884192
65-697683159
70-744855103
75-79303565
80-84252550
85 Plus10919

Gender

 Male 1,114 51%
 Female 1,066 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,131 97.8%
 Black Or African American 26 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 8 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 12 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-245712
25-34533184
35-4412638164
45-5416035195
55-6418717204
65-7414822170
75-8476783
85 Plus14014

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 499 54%
 Single Guardian 123 13%
 Singles 257 28%
 Singles With Roommate 47 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 669 72%
 Households with Kids 257 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1121931
29615
312517
413821
512921
6101626
7161329
8101424
9161834
1016824
1191120
12111930
13121426
1420929
15171027
1621728
1791322
1815722
1912719
20121426

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 26851 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 26851 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 26851 real estate data, the median home value of $128,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 26851 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 26851 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 26851 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,180 100%
 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 460 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 309 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 157 12%
 Households Vacant 425 31%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 2.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Sale Only 26 6.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 245 57.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 140 32.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 24 9%
 2 Bedroom 86 34%
 3+ Bedroom 146 57%
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 $28,862 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 26851 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, 26851 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. In 26851 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 756 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 290 14%
 No Earnings 967 48%
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 756 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 290 14%
 No Earnings 967 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 855 98.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 0.7%
 Worked at Home 10 1.1%
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. 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 201 22.5%
 High School Graduate 630 70.5%
 Associate's degree 41 4.6%
 Bachelor's degree 20 2.2%
 Master's degree 2 0.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 490 87.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 68 12.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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