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Counties: Summers County, WV (95.96%), Mercer County, WV (4.04%)

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 670
Zip code population in 2010: 893
Zip code population in 2000: 770




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Houses and condos: 399
Renter-occupied apartments: 64
% of renters here:

32%
State:

28%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 25979: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 46.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 14 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

0.3% ($327)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($571)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $288 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $388 (0.5%)

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Males: 300  (44.8%)
Females: 370  (55.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 25979:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 0.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 25979:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 87.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $96,700
25979:

$96,700
West Virginia:

$99,300



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in 25979 zip code as of December 20, 2014.
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:

24.7 years
West Virginia median age:

41.4 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

3.3 people
West Virginia:

2.5 people

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 2011:
This zip code:

$29,514
West Virginia:

$38,482

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Nearest zip codes: 25971, 24712, 25978, 24935, 24093, 25969.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

71.3%
West Virginia:

48.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

0.0%
West Virginia:

5.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 51
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 151


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 114 (103 now married, 11 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 25979 with a mortgage: 85 (28 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 53

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $870
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $232

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

6.1%
Whole state:

18.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

6.1%
Whole state:

10.7%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.6


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

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

  • 2005 or later: 22
  • 2000 to 2004: 14
  • 1990 to 1999: 69
  • 1980 to 1989: 123
  • 1970 to 1979: 43
  • 1960 to 1969: 25
  • 1950 to 1959: 0
  • 1940 to 1949: 32
  • 1939 or earlier: 71


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Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 25979
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 28
  • 3 bedrooms: 89
  • 4 bedrooms: 10
  • 5+ bedrooms: 11
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 36
  • 3 bedrooms: 28
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 25979 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 21
  • 2 vehicles: 92
  • 3 vehicles: 25
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0
  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 15
  • 2 vehicles: 49
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 25979 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 25979 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 25979:

  • $10,000 to $14,999: 7
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 12
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 13
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 25
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 18
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 25
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 28
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 10

 



25979 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 25979:

  • $250 to $299: 15
  • $400 to $449: 36
  • $600 to $649: 13
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $524.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2011: $115,694.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $121,770

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $96,700
25979:

$96,700
West Virginia:

$99,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,000 - $128,100

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 323
  • 5 to 9: 36
  • Mobile homes: 40
25979 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 138 (56%)
  • Carpooled: 99 (40%)
  • Other means: 10 (4%)
 

25979 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 10
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 31
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 15
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 0
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 0
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 13
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 129
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 18
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 16
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 0
  • 90 or more minutes: 15
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 28.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 670
  • In family households: 643 (103 male householders, 72 female householders)
    182 spouses, 253 children (238 natural, 8 adopted, 9 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 33 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 27 (12 male householders (12 living alone)), 15 female householders (15 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 92 2-persons, 18 3-persons, 65 4-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 27 1-person

216 married couples with children.
37 single-parent households (37 men).

All residents speak English at home

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
This zip code:

0.0%
Whole state:

1.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 0
  • 1990 to 1999: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 1
  • Before 1980: 3

Races in zip code 25979:

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

Most common first ancestries reported in 25979 (%):



  • Other groups (46%)
  • German (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • American (4%)
  • British (1%)

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:

  • COOKS CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH (RT 20 & BROADWAY in PIPESTEM, WV)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)


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


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Wood (32%)
  • Utility gas (13%)

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

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

  • This state: 560
  • Midwest: 47
  • West: 63

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.

91% of the 25979 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 100% 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): 64
Here:

54.2%
West Virginia:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 36
Here:

66.7%
West Virginia:

19.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Construction and extraction occupations: 32,411
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations: 6,154

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • summers county ems ambulance ( in pipestem, wv; small business)
    $634 with Bureau of Prisoners/Federal Prison System for Ambulance Service. Signed on 2005-04-15. Completion date: 2005-04-15.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49 employees: 1 establishment, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Recreational and Vacation Camps (except Campgrounds) (1-4: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Landscaping Services (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Residential Remodelers (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Automotive Body, Paint, and Interior Repair and Maintenance (1-4: 1)

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 (Noninst.)




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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