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26034 Zip Code (Chester, WV) Detailed Profile




City: Chester, WV (6.10%)
County: Hancock County, WV
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 4,248
Zip code population in 2010: 4,905
Zip code population in 2000: 5,298

Houses and condos: 2,505
Renter-occupied apartments: 560
% of renters here:

26%
State:

27%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 26034: 90.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 15.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 281 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 26034
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.5% ($466)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($711)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $537 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $380 (0.5%)

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Males: 2,008  (47.3%)
Females: 2,240  (52.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 26034:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 26034:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

Zip code 26034 compared to state average:

  • Black race population 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 26034 (2019)
    • 4,77997.4%White
    • 511.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 350.7%Two or more races
    • 140.3%Black
    • 150.3%Asian
    • 70.1%Some other race
    • 40.08%American Indian
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Urban population: 2,442
Rural population: 1,805

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $95,758
26034:

$95,758
West Virginia:

$124,600



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in 26034 zip code as of June 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 26034 is 251 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

55.3 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.0 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 26034, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $46,500 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$46,500
State:

$48,628

Salary/wage: $39,408 (reported on 83.6% of returns)
Here:

$39,408
State:

$42,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 72.2% for AGIs below $25k, 78.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 28.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $929 (reported on 28.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$929
West Virginia:

$1,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,307 (reported on 13.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,307
State:

$4,262
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,821 (reported on 6.4% of returns)
Here:

+$2,821
State:

+$8,875
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,705 (reported on 8.7% of returns)
Here:

+$8,705
State:

+$13,636
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,586 (reported on 9.6% of returns)
26034:

$10,586
West Virginia:

$11,787
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,684 (17% of AGI, reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$18,684
State:

$21,148

Here:

17.5% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,713 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,713
State:

$4,508
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,638 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
26034:

$7,638
State:

$8,103
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,030 (reported on 18.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,030
State:

$2,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 56.6%
Here:

57%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 48.8% for AGIs below $25k, 55.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 75.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 26034, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,804 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,804
State:

$37,498

Salary/wage: $31,940 (reported on 85.4% of returns)
Here:

$31,940
State:

$33,645
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.4% for AGIs below $10k, 75.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 87.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,219 (reported on 42.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,219
West Virginia:

$1,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $10k, 2.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,185 (reported on 15.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,185
State:

$2,913
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,875 (reported on 10.8% of returns)
Here:

+$2,875
State:

+$6,331
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, -0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,975 (reported on 9.1% of returns)
Here:

+$7,975
State:

+$11,074
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -6.1% for AGIs below $10k, 2.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.9% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,577 (reported on 2.3% of returns)
26034:

$2,577
West Virginia:

$2,796

Total itemized deductions: $14,054 (19% of AGI, reported on 13.2% of returns)
Here:

$14,054
State:

$16,976

Here:

19.5% of AGI
State:

19.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,143 (3% of AGI, reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,143
State:

$3,529

Here:

2.8% of AGI
State:

3.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,951 (reported on 74.4% of returns)
26034:

$3,951
State:

$5,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,709 (reported on 16.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,709
State:

$1,662

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 56.2%
Here:

56%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 49.2% for AGIs below $10k, 53.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 59.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 59.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$47,470
West Virginia:

$48,850
Chester, WV (26034) map Nearest zip codes: 26050, 26056, 15043, 26047, 43920, 15059.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

35.4%
West Virginia:

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

2.5%
West Virginia:

48.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 248
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,903


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 39 (0 now married, 38 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 694 (306 now married, 386 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26034 with a mortgage: 625 (51 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 983

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $815
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $271

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

12.8%
Whole state:

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

8.3%
Whole state:

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

5.8
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.8
State:

4.7
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  • Notable locations in zip code 26034: Lawrenceville Volunteer Fire Department (A), Chester Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 26034 include: Westminster United Church (A), Saint Matthews Episcopal Church (B), Sacred Heart Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Church of Christ (E), Chester First Christian Church (F), Chester Church of the Nazarene (G), Emmanuel Mission Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Middle Run (A), Marks Run (B), Cunningham Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 322014 or later
  • 172010 to 2013
  • 1262000 to 2009
  • 2801990 to 1999
  • 1781980 to 1989
  • 1971970 to 1979
  • 2231960 to 1969
  • 1941950 to 1959
  • 5291940 to 1949
  • 6891939 or earlier

Zip code 26034 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chester, WV (26034)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chester, WV (26034)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 501 bedroom
  • 4522 bedrooms
  • 9273 bedrooms
  • 1414 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chester, WV (26034)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chester, WV (26034)
  • 21no bedroom
  • 1181 bedroom
  • 1582 bedrooms
  • 2523 bedrooms
  • 84 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Chester, WV (26034) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chester, WV (26034) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 38no vehicle
  • 6851 vehicle
  • 5732 vehicles
  • 2113 vehicles
  • 794 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Chester, WV (26034) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chester, WV (26034) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 109no vehicle
  • 3591 vehicle
  • 902 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 26034 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 26034 household income distribution in 2019
  • 93Less than $10,000
  • 162$10,000 to $14,999
  • 107$15,000 to $19,999
  • 155$20,000 to $24,999
  • 169$25,000 to $29,999
  • 123$30,000 to $34,999
  • 120$35,000 to $39,999
  • 55$40,000 to $44,999
  • 285$45,000 to $49,999
  • 233$50,000 to $59,999
  • 174$60,000 to $74,999
  • 181$75,000 to $99,999
  • 104$100,000 to $124,999
  • 124$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26034

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26034
  • 19Less than $10,000
  • 43$15,000 to $19,999
  • 25$20,000 to $24,999
  • 66$25,000 to $29,999
  • 66$30,000 to $34,999
  • 52$35,000 to $39,999
  • 58$40,000 to $49,999
  • 75$50,000 to $59,999
  • 138$60,000 to $69,999
  • 74$70,000 to $79,999
  • 112$80,000 to $89,999
  • 168$90,000 to $99,999
  • 185$100,000 to $124,999
  • 14$125,000 to $149,999
  • 82$150,000 to $174,999
  • 80$175,000 to $199,999
  • 8$200,000 to $249,999
  • 43$250,000 to $299,999
  • 60$300,000 to $399,999
  • 32$500,000 to $749,999
  • 15$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 26034

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 26034
  • 29$100 to $149
  • 40$150 to $199
  • 46$200 to $249
  • 39$300 to $349
  • 135$400 to $449
  • 14$500 to $549
  • 68$600 to $649
  • 17$800 to $899
  • 22$2,000 to $2,499
  • 113No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $628.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $143,591.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $101,887
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $227,797
  • Some other race householders: $227,797
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $227,797

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $95,758
26034:

$95,758
West Virginia:

$124,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,536 - $125,540

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $125,783
Here:

$125,783
State:

$165,782

Mobile homes: $76,107
Here:

$76,107
State:

$71,341
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 26034
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,979
  • One, attached: 41
  • Two: 63
  • 3 or 4: 33
  • 5 to 9: 19
  • 20 to 49: 62
  • Mobile homes: 291

Unemployment: 6.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26034

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26034
  • 90.0%1,647Drove a car alone
  • 6.2%114Carpooled
  • 2.1%38Walked
  • 1.0%19Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26034

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26034
  • 143Less than 5 minutes
  • 1965 to 9 minutes
  • 50710 to 14 minutes
  • 23815 to 19 minutes
  • 8125 to 29 minutes
  • 5630 to 34 minutes
  • 8235 to 39 minutes
  • 10940 to 44 minutes
  • 25545 to 59 minutes
  • 8960 to 89 minutes
  • 4090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 48.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,248
  • Male householders: 969 (419 living alone), Female householders: 1,184 (592 living alone)
  • 820 spouses (802 opposite-sex spouses), 65 unmarried partners, (65 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 938 children (888 natural, 37 adopted, 13 stepchildren), 123 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 22 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 73 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 58 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 648 2-persons, 211 3-persons, 218 4-persons, 23 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,011 1-person, 48 2-persons

337 married couples with children.
397 single-parent households (62 men, 335 women).

100.1% of residents of 26034 zip code speak English at home.

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

1.6%
Most common first ancestries reported in 26034
  • 16%Irish
  • 13%American
  • 13%English
  • 10%Northern European
  • 9%German
  • 6%Polish
  • 5%Italian

Zip code 26034 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BOC INDUSTRIAL GASES (ROUTE 2 SOUTH in CHESTER, WV)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: INDUSTRIAL GASES
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , AIRCO INDUSTRIAL GASES (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BOC GROUP INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , BOC GASES (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AIRCO INDUSTRIAL GASES, BOC GASES, BOC GASES - ARROYO PLANT
  • CHESTER CITY OF (LOUELLA AVENUE in CHESTER, WV)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS) - SDWIS-WV3301504 3913, WATER TREATMENT PLANT
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: CITY OF CHESTER (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CITY OF CHESTER
  • AIRCO WELDING PROD CHESTER WIRE PLANT (RTE 2 2 MILES SOUTH OF CHESTER in CHESTER, WV)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1981-0283, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-03-1988-0546, ICIS-03-1981-0131, ICIS-03-1981-0190, ICIS-03-1981-0170,
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • ALLISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (600 RAILROAD ST in CHESTER, WV)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-29202
    Organizations: HANCOCK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CHESTER, CITY OF (375 CAROLINA AVE in CHESTER, WV)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1995-0005, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • CERAMIC PRODUCTS DIVISION-PLANT 62 (P O BOX 197 in CHESTER, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , OWNERNAME (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CHANEY SVC STATION (800 CAROLINA AVE in CHESTER, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CHANEY JERRY C (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CONGO CORPORATION (1100 COLLINS MEMORIAL DRIVE in CHESTER, WV)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: INDUSTRIAL INORGANIC CHEMICALS; GENERAL WAREHOUSING AND STORAGE
    Alternative names: CONGO RIVER TERMINAL
  • B.I.S. FIREPROOFING, INC. (RR1 BOX 355A SR 30 in CHESTER, WV)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • BRADDON WASTE MANAGEMENT (US ROUTE 30 & JOHNSONVILLE RD in CHESTER, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • BRADICH RACING (RODGERS RD 1 MI S OF RT 30 in CHESTER, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: LOU BRADICH (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CHESTER VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT (STATE RT 2 in CHESTER, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OWNER (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CONGO RIVER TERMINAL (1100 COLLINS MERMORIAL DRIVE in CHESTER, WV)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: TERMINAL AND JOINT TERMINAL MAINTENANCE FACILITIES FOR MOTOR FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION
    Organizations: CONGO CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CONGO CORP

Zip code 26034 marital status for males
Zip code 26034 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 53.6%Utility gas
  • 27.9%Electricity
  • 6.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.3%Wood
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Coal or coke
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 5,966.

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

  • This state: 1,469
  • Northeast: 884
  • Midwest: 1,680
  • South: 153
  • West: 37

69% of the 26034 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in West Virginia.

95% of the 26034 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Chester, WV (26034)

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%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
West Virginia:

13.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 88,799Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 70,150Management occupations
  • 59,333Transportation occupations
  • 46,757Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 45,836Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 40,611Office and administrative support occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • PARK MOUNTAINEER INC (RR 2 in CHESTER, WV) : $65,176 in 2 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    $33,409 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2002-11-21. Completion date: 2002-11-17.
    $31,767, same as above. Signed on 2005-03-03. Completion date: 2005-03-06.

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

  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Racetracks (over 1000 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Finance and Insurance: Savings Institutions (50-99: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) (5-9: 4, 1-4: 7)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Solid Waste Collection (20-49: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Other Accounting Services (20-49: 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 2010:

  • 59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 86 people in nursing homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • 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

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$80,31918$81,82162$75,80432$60,9205$49,0766$58,093
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$04$51,2851$64,1900$01$54,810
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$58,5676$74,27337$76,3874$46,5380$01$52,650
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$188,9503$91,10317$95,8552$91,2000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$30,5503$25,6500$01$30,5501$31,730

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0209.00 , 0210.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$56,8251$69,960
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$80,6501$101,430
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0209.00 , 0210.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 26034
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 26034 - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 32. The highest number of reported fires - 51 took place in 2017, and the least - 16 in 2008. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 26034 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (54.4%), and Outside Fires (25.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 26034
    • 27954.4%Structure Fires
    • 13325.9%Outside Fires
    • 8516.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 163.1%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 26034, West Virginia

Most common first names in zip code 26034 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8372.9 years
William6874.9 years
Mary6081.3 years
James5269.1 years
Charles5072.3 years
Robert4770.0 years
George2673.8 years
Helen2278.3 years
Ruth2175.6 years
Clarence2173.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 26034 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Allison3375.3 years
Wright2775.0 years
Smith2474.9 years
Davis1874.9 years
Miller1778.0 years
Reed1772.8 years
Bailey1571.6 years
Wilson1471.2 years
Brown1473.7 years
Moore1476.2 years
Businesses in zip code 26034
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1
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