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26070 Zip Code (Wellsburg, WV) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 8,338
Zip code population in 2010: 8,441
Zip code population in 2000: 9,435

Houses and condos: 4,283
Renter-occupied apartments: 807
% of renters here:

21%
State:

27%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 26070: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 37.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 226 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 26070
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.6% ($651)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($711)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $691 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $578 (0.6%)

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Males: 3,959  (47.5%)
Females: 4,379  (52.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 26070:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 26070:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

Zip code 26070 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 26070 (2019)
    • 8,20097.1%White
    • 961.1%Two or more races
    • 700.8%Black
    • 490.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 180.2%Asian
    • 40.05%Some other race
    • 30.04%American Indian
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 3,253
Rural population: 5,084

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $113,229
26070:

$113,229
West Virginia:

$124,600



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in 26070 zip code as of January 16, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 26070 is 330 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

49.2 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 26070, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $44,177 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$44,177
State:

$48,628

Salary/wage: $38,964 (reported on 79.1% of returns)
Here:

$38,964
State:

$42,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 62.9% for AGIs below $25k, 73.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 41.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,104 (reported on 34.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,104
West Virginia:

$1,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $5,402 (reported on 16.0% of returns)
Here:

$5,402
State:

$4,262
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$5,350 (reported on 10.5% of returns)
Here:

+$5,350
State:

+$8,875
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,885 (reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here:

+$10,885
State:

+$13,636
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,126 (reported on 10.5% of returns)
26070:

$9,126
West Virginia:

$11,787
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $18,512 (20% of AGI, reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

$18,512
State:

$21,148

Here:

19.5% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,920 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,920
State:

$4,508
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,895 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
26070:

$6,895
State:

$8,103
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,027 (reported on 16.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,027
State:

$2,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

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

54%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 46.1% for AGIs below $25k, 51.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 67.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 75.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 26070, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $35,859 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,859
State:

$37,498

Salary/wage: $32,137 (reported on 82.4% of returns)
Here:

$32,137
State:

$33,645
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.1% for AGIs below $10k, 65.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 78.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 52.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,250 (reported on 46.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,250
West Virginia:

$1,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,479 (reported on 19.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,479
State:

$2,913
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$10,009 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

+$10,009
State:

+$6,331
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,656 (reported on 10.1% of returns)
Here:

+$10,656
State:

+$11,074
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.8% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,230 (reported on 2.8% of returns)
26070:

$2,230
West Virginia:

$2,796
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Self-employed pension: $16,800 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
Here:

$16,800
West Virginia:

$18,181

Total itemized deductions: $15,417 (20% of AGI, reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

$15,417
State:

$16,976

Here:

19.9% of AGI
State:

19.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,571 (3% of AGI, reported on 10.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,571
State:

$3,529

Here:

3.1% 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, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,439 (reported on 73.1% of returns)
26070:

$4,439
State:

$5,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,484 (reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,484
State:

$1,662

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 57.8%
Here:

58%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 48.6% for AGIs below $10k, 58.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 56.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$51,193
West Virginia:

$48,850
Wellsburg, WV (26070) map Nearest zip codes: 43913, 26032, 26037, 26030, 26035, 43938.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

41.5%
West Virginia:

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

6.9%
West Virginia:

48.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 518
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,377


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 18 (14 now married, 3 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,741 (874 now married, 862 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26070 with a mortgage: 1,592 (2 second mortgage, 123 home equity loan, 38 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,522

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,015
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $311

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

11.8%
Whole state:

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

7.0%
Whole state:

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

6.3
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 26070: Highland Springs Golf Course (A), Brooke Hills Park Golf Course (B), Wellsburg Wharf (C), Brooke County Courthouse (D), Brooke County Public Library (E), Wellsburg Volunteer Fire Department (F), Fire Station Number Three (G), Franklin Community Volunteer Fire Department (H), Wellsburg City Hall (I), Bethany Volunteer Fire Department Station 20 (J), Brooke County Emergency Medical Services (K), Bethany Pike Volunteer Fire Department (L), McKinleyville Volunteer Fire Department Station 30 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 26070 include: Kadesh Chapel (A), Stone Chapel Church (B), Chapel Hill Church (C), Apostolic Faith Assembly Church (D), Christ Episcopal Church (E), Church of Christ (F), First Baptist Church of Wellsburg (G), First Church of the Nazarene (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Brooke Cemetery (1), Franklin Cemetery (2), Cross Creek Cemetery (3), Lower Buffalo Cemetery (4), Wells Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Titt Run (A), Potrock Run (B), Pierce Run (C), Painters Run (D), Mingo Run (E), Kimlin Run (F), Hukill Run (G), Hogtan Run (H), Grog Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 26070 include: Brooke Hills Park (1), Plummer Field (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 192014 or later
  • 522010 to 2013
  • 1842000 to 2009
  • 3081990 to 1999
  • 3741980 to 1989
  • 5311970 to 1979
  • 7551960 to 1969
  • 7951950 to 1959
  • 4101940 to 1949
  • 7841939 or earlier

Zip code 26070 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wellsburg, WV (26070)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wellsburg, WV (26070)
  • 12no bedroom
  • 341 bedroom
  • 7392 bedrooms
  • 1,7103 bedrooms
  • 4974 bedrooms
  • 1005+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wellsburg, WV (26070)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wellsburg, WV (26070)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 3181 bedroom
  • 3142 bedrooms
  • 1323 bedrooms
  • 324 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wellsburg, WV (26070) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wellsburg, WV (26070) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 173no vehicle
  • 8971 vehicle
  • 1,3812 vehicles
  • 4313 vehicles
  • 1914 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wellsburg, WV (26070) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wellsburg, WV (26070) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 192no vehicle
  • 4891 vehicle
  • 672 vehicles
  • 503 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 26070 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 26070 household income distribution in 2019
  • 362Less than $10,000
  • 123$10,000 to $14,999
  • 240$15,000 to $19,999
  • 225$20,000 to $24,999
  • 126$25,000 to $29,999
  • 304$30,000 to $34,999
  • 128$35,000 to $39,999
  • 199$40,000 to $44,999
  • 213$45,000 to $49,999
  • 233$50,000 to $59,999
  • 479$60,000 to $74,999
  • 598$75,000 to $99,999
  • 246$100,000 to $124,999
  • 213$125,000 to $149,999
  • 120$150,000 to $199,999
  • 30$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26070

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26070
  • 30Less than $10,000
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 46$20,000 to $24,999
  • 57$25,000 to $29,999
  • 28$30,000 to $34,999
  • 58$35,000 to $39,999
  • 132$40,000 to $49,999
  • 206$50,000 to $59,999
  • 172$60,000 to $69,999
  • 166$70,000 to $79,999
  • 234$80,000 to $89,999
  • 137$90,000 to $99,999
  • 419$100,000 to $124,999
  • 163$125,000 to $149,999
  • 353$150,000 to $174,999
  • 94$175,000 to $199,999
  • 257$200,000 to $249,999
  • 134$250,000 to $299,999
  • 61$300,000 to $399,999
  • 10$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 26070

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 26070
  • 77$100 to $149
  • 80$150 to $199
  • 19$200 to $249
  • 15$250 to $299
  • 20$300 to $349
  • 125$350 to $399
  • 87$400 to $449
  • 79$450 to $499
  • 92$500 to $549
  • 24$550 to $599
  • 132No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $582.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $174,552.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $117,201
  • Black or African American householders: $99,323
  • Two or more races householders: $240,723

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $113,229
26070:

$113,229
West Virginia:

$124,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,439 - $170,483
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 26070

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,389
  • One, attached: 128
  • Two: 151
  • 3 or 4: 102
  • 5 to 9: 250
  • 20 to 49: 37
  • Mobile homes: 198

Unemployment: 3.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26070

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26070
  • 85.2%3,039Drove a car alone
  • 8.4%301Carpooled
  • 2.5%88Walked
  • 3.5%126Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26070

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26070
  • 89Less than 5 minutes
  • 5425 to 9 minutes
  • 41610 to 14 minutes
  • 51815 to 19 minutes
  • 32520 to 24 minutes
  • 25825 to 29 minutes
  • 48630 to 34 minutes
  • 17435 to 39 minutes
  • 7640 to 44 minutes
  • 30745 to 59 minutes
  • 14660 to 89 minutes
  • 8890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 55.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,338
  • Male householders: 2,039 (415 living alone), Female householders: 1,868 (740 living alone)
  • 1,918 spouses (1,918 opposite-sex spouses), 284 unmarried partners, (259 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,729 children (1,518 natural, 134 adopted, 81 stepchildren), 146 grandchildren, 131 brothers or sisters, 29 parents, 0 foster children, 69 other relatives, 135 non-relatives

Size of family households: 1,390 2-persons, 654 3-persons, 350 4-persons, 121 5-persons, 46 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,155 1-person, 190 2-persons

826 married couples with children.
429 single-parent households (122 men, 307 women).

99.3% of residents of 26070 zip code speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% very well, 50% well).

Foreign born population: 44 (0.5%)
(23.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.5%
Whole state:

1.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 80%Malaysia
  • 22%Romania
Most common first ancestries reported in 26070
  • 21%American
  • 13%Italian
  • 12%English
  • 11%Irish
  • 9%German
  • 5%Polish
  • 3%Belgian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 292010 or later
  • 92000 to 2009
  • 101990 to 1999
  • 15Before 1990

Zip code 26070 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • FRANKLIN PRIMARY SCHOOL (1305 WASHINGTON PIKE in WELLSBURG, WV)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-10203
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: BROOKE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
    Alternative names: BROOKE CNTY BD OF ED
  • BANNER FIBREBOARD CO (22ND & COMMERCE ST. in WELLSBURG, WV)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PAPERBOARD MILLS
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: BANNER FIBERBOARD, INC.
  • EAGLE MANUFACTURING CO (2400 CHARLES STREET in WELLSBURG, WV)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: METAL CANS
    Business NAICS classification: METAL CAN MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , EAGLE MFG CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: EAGLE MFG WELLSBURG
  • BORON OIL (COMMERCE & 8TH ST in WELLSBURG, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , SOHIO OIL CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AUTO MEDIC AMOCO (16TH COMMERCE ST in WELLSBURG, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: COEN OIL CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CITY OF WELLSBURG (70 - 7TH STREET in WELLSBURG, WV)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL GOVERNMENT
    Organizations: WELLSBURG CITY OF (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: WELLSBURG CITY OF
  • CLARK STORE #1801 (1601 COMMERCE in WELLSBURG, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: CLARK REFINING AND MARKETING (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • DALE DIXON AUTO RPR (1111 WASHINGTON PIKE in WELLSBURG, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • GENTEEL WOODS RENTAL PROPERTY (192 GENTEEL RIDGE ROAD in WELLSBURG, WV)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL MEDICAL AND SURGICAL HOSPITALS
    Alternative names: DAWSON, LISA, SHIRLEY TENDER TOUCH, SHIRLEY TENDER TOUCH RES BD/CR
  • AL'S AUTO SVC (421 COMMERCE ST in WELLSBURG, WV)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
  • BP OIL (725 COMMERCE ST in WELLSBURG, WV)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification

Zip code 26070 marital status for males
Zip code 26070 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 57.5%Utility gas
  • 26.2%Electricity
  • 6.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 0.8%Coal or coke

Population in 1990: 12,292.

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

  • This state: 5,415
  • Northeast: 804
  • Midwest: 1,241
  • South: 391
  • West: 398

72% of the 26070 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in West Virginia.

95% of the 26070 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Wellsburg, WV (26070)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 30
Here:

3.7%
West Virginia:

8.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 49
Here:

17.8%
West Virginia:

8.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 35
Here:

16.3%
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 ($)
  • 90,171Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 75,788Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 64,786Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 56,730Management occupations
  • 54,353Production occupations
  • 47,746Community and social service occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • GARRETSON SECURITY & INVESTIGA (53 7TH STREET in WELLSBURG, WV; small business)
    $257,133 with Army for Guard Services. Signed on 2001-10-01. Completion date: 2002-02-11.
  • MERCO INC (60 MERCO RD in WELLSBURG, WV; small business) : $133,744 in 11 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Miscellaneous Special Industry Machinery, Pontoons And Floating Docks, Miscellaneous Materials Handling Equipment, Floating Drydocks, and more by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, National Park Service, Navy, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $13,532; 2004: $76,653; 2005: $37,242; 2006: $6,317.

    Biggest contracts:
    $25,848 with Army for Miscellaneous Special Industry Machinery. Signed on 2004-08-30. Completion date: 2004-09-15.
    $25,848 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Miscellaneous Special Industry Machinery. Signed on 2004-08-30. Completion date: 2004-09-15.
    $16,914 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Pontoons And Floating Docks. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2005-06-21. Completion date: 2005-05-02.
    $16,914 with Army for Pontoons And Floating Docks. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2005-06-21. Completion date: 2005-05-02.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49 employees: 3 establishments, 10-19 employees: 3 establishments, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Savings Institutions (50-99: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Construction: Residential Remodelers (10-19: 2, 1-4: 2)

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:

  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 71 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • 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: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 75. The highest number of reported fires - 103 took place in 2008, and the least - 7 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 26070 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.8%), and Outside Fires (26.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 26070
    • 72256.8%Structure Fires
    • 34026.8%Outside Fires
    • 14711.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 624.9%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 26070, West Virginia

Most common first names in zip code 26070 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary16378.7 years
John15375.8 years
William11274.1 years
Charles10070.5 years
James7772.9 years
George6874.4 years
Robert6370.0 years
Margaret5979.6 years
Helen5679.3 years
Joseph5576.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 26070 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7773.7 years
Miller4874.8 years
Williams3174.1 years
Wilson3170.3 years
Taylor2473.5 years
Adams2166.7 years
Henry2182.2 years
Crawford2075.9 years
White1976.3 years
Lazear1872.1 years
Businesses in zip code 26070
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Kroger1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets1
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