25979 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Counties: Summers County, WV (95.96%), Mercer County, WV (4.04%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 721
Zip code population in 2010: 893
Zip code population in 2000: 770

Houses and condos: 482
Renter-occupied apartments: 41
% of renters here:

15%
State:

28%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 25979: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 46.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 16 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.3% ($367)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($605)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $328 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $408 (0.2%)

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Males: 356  (49.4%)
Females: 365  (50.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 25979:

For population 15 years and over in 25979:

Zip code 25979 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Races in zip code 25979

  • Zip code 25979 races chart
    • 878White population
    • 0Black population
    • 1American Indian population
    • 0Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 4Two or more races population
    • 10Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $138,700
25979:

$138,700
West Virginia:

$103,200



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in 25979 zip code as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 25979 to the number of sex offenders is 747 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

36.4 years
West Virginia median age:

41.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 25979, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $41,447 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,447
State:

$48,628

Salary/wage: $36,593 (reported on 82.4% of returns)
Here:

$36,593
State:

$42,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 72.5% for AGIs below $25k, 75.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $591 (reported on 32.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$591
West Virginia:

$1,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Ordinary dividends: $800 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

$800
State:

$4,262

Profit/loss from business: +$8,867 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

+$8,867
State:

+$13,636

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,867 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
25979:

$10,867
West Virginia:

$11,787

Total itemized deductions: $17,980 (19% of AGI, reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

$17,980
State:

$21,148

Here:

19.4% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI

Charity contributions: $3,733 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,733
State:

$4,508

Taxes paid: $5,280 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
25979:

$5,280
State:

$8,103

Earned income credit: $2,033 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,033
State:

$2,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 25979, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $32,430 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,430
State:

$37,498

Salary/wage: $28,425 (reported on 83.7% of returns)
Here:

$28,425
State:

$33,645
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 95.0% for AGIs below $10k, 75.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 53.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,144 (reported on 41.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,144
West Virginia:

$1,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 2.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,553 (reported on 10.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,553
State:

$2,913

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,040 (reported on 7.2% of returns)
Here:

+$6,040
State:

+$6,331

Profit/loss from business: +$4,024 (reported on 11.7% of returns)
Here:

+$4,024
State:

+$11,074

Total itemized deductions: $17,909 (20% of AGI, reported on 9.5% of returns)
Here:

$17,909
State:

$16,976

Here:

19.8% of AGI
State:

19.0% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $3,615 (4% of AGI, reported on 7.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,615
State:

$3,529

Here:

4.2% of AGI
State:

3.7% of AGI

Total tax: $3,897 (reported on 72.2% of returns)
25979:

$3,897
State:

$5,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,509 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,509
State:

$1,662

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 49.9%
Here:

50%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 45.3% for AGIs below $10k, 50.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 49.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 52.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$33,448
West Virginia:

$41,253
25979 map Nearest zip codes: 25971, 24712, 25978, 24935, 24093, 25969.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

61.9%
West Virginia:

47.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

0.0%
West Virginia:

5.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 64
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 206


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 102 (82 now married, 20 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 25979 with a mortgage: 103 (43 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 126

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $936
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S250

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

6.7%
Whole state:

18.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

6.7%
Whole state:

10.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.7
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 25979: Pipestem Golf Club Regulation Course (A), Pipestem Golf Club Par 3 Course (B), Bull Falls Camping Area (C), Pipestem Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 25979 include: Browns Chapel (A), Rockymount Church (B), Cooks Chapel (C), Hilltop Baptist Church (D), Pipestem Church (E), Greenbrier Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Bluestone Lake (A), Long Branch Lake (B), Sun Valley Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Toms Run (A), Pipestem Creek (B), Lick Creek (C), Joshuas Run (D), Island Creek (E), Horse Fork Branch (F), Dry Fork (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 25979 include: Bluestone National Scenic River (1), Pipestem State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 212010 or later
  • 392000 to 2009
  • 451990 to 1999
  • 1101980 to 1989
  • 791970 to 1979
  • 411960 to 1969
  • 411950 to 1959
  • 291940 to 1949
  • 771939 or earlier

Zip code 25979 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 25979

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 402 bedrooms
  • 983 bedrooms
  • 554 bedrooms
  • 365+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 25979

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 282 bedrooms
  • 133 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in 25979 in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 37no vehicle
  • 141 vehicle
  • 1002 vehicles
  • 783 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in 25979 in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 101 vehicle
  • 312 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $537.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $138,700
25979:

$138,700
West Virginia:

$103,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $92,500 - $196,900

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 34.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 721

Size of family households: 108 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 69 4-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 65 1-person, 7 2-persons

122 married couples with children.
35 single-parent households (35 men).

All residents speak English at home

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

1.4%

Most common first ancestries reported in 25979 (%)

  • 25%Other groups
  • 13%Irish
  • 4%French (except Basque)
  • 4%Dutch
  • 4%American
  • 3%Greek
  • 2%German

Private high school not listed on the city page:

  • PIPESTEM CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 36; Location: P O BOX 49, PIPESTEM, WV; Grades: KG - 12)

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 25979 marital status for males
Zip code 25979 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.1%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 72%Electricity
  • 14%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14%Wood

Population in 1990: 677. Population change in the 1990s: +93 (+13.7%).

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


57% of the 25979 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in West Virginia.

87% of the 25979 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 76% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 35
Here:

43.2%
West Virginia:

6.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
West Virginia:

6.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 18
Here:

43.9%
West Virginia:

11.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 63,846Construction and extraction occupations
  • 13,021Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

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


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 25979 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1171.4 years
Charles670.8 years
John668.8 years
Robert673.5 years
William568.6 years
Billy569.4 years
Mary583.6 years
Roy473.2 years
Fred373.7 years
Clara382.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 25979 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Keaton1770.7 years
Neely1777.4 years
Butler1175.5 years
Lilly760.0 years
Houchins667.7 years
Meador666.8 years
Farley579.2 years
Mcmanaway470.0 years
Davis386.7 years
Caperton383.1 years

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