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25978 Zip Code (WV) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 512
Zip code population in 2010: 606
Zip code population in 2000: 591

Houses and condos: 292
Renter-occupied apartments: 61
% of renters here:

26%
State:

27%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 25978: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 11.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 44 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 25978
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.3% ($592)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($711)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $564 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $607 (0.3%)

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Males: 237  (46.3%)
Females: 275  (53.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 25978:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 25978:

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

Zip code 25978 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 25978 (2019)
    • 59297.7%White
    • 111.8%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Black
    • 10.2%Asian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $182,227
25978:

$182,227
West Virginia:

$124,600
Median resident age:
This zip code:

53.7 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.1 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 25978, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $43,186 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$43,186
State:

$48,628

Salary/wage: $40,873 (reported on 78.6% of returns)
Here:

$40,873
State:

$42,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 68.1% for AGIs below $25k, 68.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $640 (reported on 35.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$640
West Virginia:

$1,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,767 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,767
State:

$4,262

Profit/loss from business: +$1,750 (reported on 7.1% of returns)
Here:

+$1,750
State:

+$13,636

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $4,550 (reported on 7.1% of returns)
25978:

$4,550
West Virginia:

$11,787

Total itemized deductions: $17,700 (17% of AGI, reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

$17,700
State:

$21,148

Here:

16.6% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI

Taxes paid: $6,433 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
25978:

$6,433
State:

$8,103

Earned income credit: $2,220 (reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,220
State:

$2,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 53.6%
Here:

54%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 50.0% for AGIs below $25k, 42.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 150.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 25978, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,719 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,719
State:

$37,498

Salary/wage: $32,379 (reported on 83.6% of returns)
Here:

$32,379
State:

$33,645
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.0% for AGIs below $10k, 66.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 90.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,149 (reported on 43.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,149
West Virginia:

$1,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $379 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

$379
State:

$2,913

Profit/loss from business: +$3,381 (reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

+$3,381
State:

+$11,074

Total itemized deductions: $14,425 (20% of AGI, reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

$14,425
State:

$16,976

Here:

19.7% of AGI
State:

19.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,583 (4% of AGI, reported on 8.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,583
State:

$3,529

Here:

3.7% of AGI
State:

3.7% of AGI

Total tax: $4,106 (reported on 70.5% of returns)
25978:

$4,106
State:

$5,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,979 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,979
State:

$1,662

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 62.3%
Here:

62%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 54.7% for AGIs below $10k, 62.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 68.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 63.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$47,054
West Virginia:

$48,850
25978 map Nearest zip codes: 25969, 25951, 25979, 25989, 25825, 25918.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

38.5%
West Virginia:

43.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

0.0%
West Virginia:

48.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 59
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 178


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 4 (0 now married, 4 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 86 (84 now married, 0 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 25978 with a mortgage: 31
Houses without a mortgage: 152

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $947
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $234

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

17.8%
Whole state:

16.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

2.0%
Whole state:

8.8%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.7
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  • Churches in zip code 25978 include: Sand Knob Church (A), Nimitz Missionary Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Crews Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Surveyor Branch (A), Sunrise Branch (B), Suck Creek (C), Leatherwood Creek (D), Bluestone River (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 581990 to 1999
  • 1091980 to 1989
  • 681970 to 1979
  • 01960 to 1969
  • 201950 to 1959
  • 261940 to 1949
  • 81939 or earlier

Zip code 25978 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 25978
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 25978
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 142 bedrooms
  • 1333 bedrooms
  • 334 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 25978
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 25978
  • 0no bedroom
  • 111 bedroom
  • 242 bedrooms
  • 03 bedrooms
  • 264 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 25978 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 25978 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 321 vehicle
  • 592 vehicles
  • 603 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 25978 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 25978 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 11no vehicle
  • 321 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 193 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 25978 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 25978 household income distribution in 2019
  • 23Less than $10,000
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 18$15,000 to $19,999
  • 64$40,000 to $44,999
  • 13$45,000 to $49,999
  • 24$50,000 to $59,999
  • 37$75,000 to $99,999
  • 46$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 25978

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 25978
  • 14$20,000 to $24,999
  • 12$40,000 to $49,999
  • 5$50,000 to $59,999
  • 10$60,000 to $69,999
  • 10$90,000 to $99,999
  • 6$100,000 to $124,999
  • 35$150,000 to $174,999
  • 41$175,000 to $199,999
  • 12$200,000 to $249,999
  • 6$300,000 to $399,999
  • 15$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 25978

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 25978
  • 23$200 to $249
  • 7$550 to $599
  • 28No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $655.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $211,277

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $182,227
25978:

$182,227
West Virginia:

$124,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,906 - $205,070

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $140,655
Here:

$140,655
State:

$165,782

Mobile homes: $77,167
Here:

$77,167
State:

$71,341
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 25978
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 239
  • Mobile homes: 50
  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 25978

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 25978
  • 84.8%203Drove a car alone
  • 14.2%34Carpooled
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 25978

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 25978
  • 21Less than 5 minutes
  • 235 to 9 minutes
  • 8210 to 14 minutes
  • 2115 to 19 minutes
  • 3120 to 24 minutes
  • 625 to 29 minutes
  • 1230 to 34 minutes
  • 2440 to 44 minutes
  • 760 to 89 minutes
  • 790 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 75.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 512
  • Male householders: 126 (0 living alone), Female householders: 116 (79 living alone)
  • 147 spouses (147 opposite-sex spouses), 0 unmarried partners, (0 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 99 children (99 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 10 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 7 non-relatives

Size of family households: 51 2-persons, 78 3-persons, 21 4-persons, 8 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 79 1-person

72 married couples with children.
0 single-parent households ().

100.4% of residents of 25978 zip code speak English at home.

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

1.6%
Most common first ancestries reported in 25978
  • 21%German
  • 15%English
  • 12%American
  • 9%Polish
  • 6%Swedish
  • 5%Scottish
  • 4%French
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 23Before 1990

Zip code 25978 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ANGELL'S PUMP AND SAVE (ROUTE 3W-3M E OF HINTON in NIMITZ, WV)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: REBECCA S. ANGELL (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 25978 marital status for males
Zip code 25978 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 61.4%Electricity
  • 21.6%Wood
  • 14.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 577. Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+2.4%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 418
  • Midwest: 14
  • South: 53

59% of the 25978 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in West Virginia.

100% of the 25978 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.

Year householders moved into unit in 25978

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school):
Here:

0.0%
West Virginia:

8.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
West Virginia:

8.2%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Veterinary Services (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 19 people in nursing homes
Most common first names in zip code 25978 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John671.8 years
Robert469.5 years
Virginia480.5 years
Joseph364.0 years
James366.0 years
Edward375.4 years
Leonard375.0 years
Lester378.0 years
Aaron285.0 years
Howard282.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 25978 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lilly1663.2 years
Bragg774.3 years
Williams677.5 years
Cole678.6 years
Mansfield668.1 years
Pack573.8 years
Ratcliffe471.5 years
Cook466.0 years
Freeland383.7 years
Maddy380.7 years
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