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26201 Zip Code (Buckhannon, WV) Detailed Profile




Cities: Buckhannon, WV (1.58%), Century, WV (0.07%)
Counties: Upshur County, WV (88.13%), Barbour County, WV (7.92%), Lewis County, WV (3.95%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 20,136
Zip code population in 2010: 19,701
Zip code population in 2000: 19,248

Houses and condos: 9,146
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,391
% of renters here:

30%
State:

27%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 26201: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 179.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 112 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.4% ($641)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($711)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $678 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $617 (0.5%)

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Males: 10,014  (49.7%)
Females: 10,121  (50.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 26201:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 26201:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

Zip code 26201 compared to state average:

  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Races in zip code 26201 (2019)
    • 19,01696.5%White
    • 2431.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1901.0%Two or more races
    • 1360.7%Black
    • 760.4%Asian
    • 350.2%American Indian
    • 50.03%Some other race
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Urban population: 9,497
Rural population: 10,638

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $144,189
26201:

$144,189
West Virginia:

$124,600



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 54 registered sex offenders living in 26201 zip code as of April 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 26201 is 383 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:

41.4 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 26201, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $45,485 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$45,485
State:

$48,628

Salary/wage: $38,799 (reported on 83.9% of returns)
Here:

$38,799
State:

$42,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.7% for AGIs below $25k, 79.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 28.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,219 (reported on 25.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,219
West Virginia:

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

Ordinary dividends: $3,864 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,864
State:

$4,262
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$18,153 (reported on 9.3% of returns)
Here:

+$18,153
State:

+$8,875
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 22.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$15,905 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

+$15,905
State:

+$13,636
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,988 (reported on 8.1% of returns)
26201:

$9,988
West Virginia:

$11,787
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $10,300 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
26201:

$10,300
West Virginia:

$24,483

Total itemized deductions: $19,435 (16% of AGI, reported on 13.8% of returns)
Here:

$19,435
State:

$21,148

Here:

16.3% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 4.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,068 (reported on 9.3% of returns)
Here:

$4,068
State:

$4,508
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,402 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
26201:

$7,402
State:

$8,103
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,235 (reported on 22.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,235
State:

$2,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 52.8%
Here:

53%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 50.3% for AGIs below $25k, 51.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 59.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 77.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 26201, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $35,980 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,980
State:

$37,498

Salary/wage: $30,634 (reported on 84.3% of returns)
Here:

$30,634
State:

$33,645
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 106.1% for AGIs below $10k, 74.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 40.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,799 (reported on 39.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,799
West Virginia:

$1,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,493 (reported on 19.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,493
State:

$2,913
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$12,114 (reported on 13.9% of returns)
Here:

+$12,114
State:

+$6,331
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,663 (reported on 15.5% of returns)
Here:

+$10,663
State:

+$11,074
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.6% for AGIs below $10k, 5.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,240 (reported on 2.3% of returns)
26201:

$3,240
West Virginia:

$2,796
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $10,257 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
Here:

$10,257
West Virginia:

$18,181

Total itemized deductions: $16,525 (18% of AGI, reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

$16,525
State:

$16,976

Here:

18.1% of AGI
State:

19.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,317 (3% of AGI, reported on 11.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,317
State:

$3,529

Here:

3.3% of AGI
State:

3.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,129 (reported on 68.8% of returns)
26201:

$5,129
State:

$5,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,699 (reported on 21.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,699
State:

$1,662

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 55.2%
Here:

55%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 47.8% for AGIs below $10k, 54.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 59.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 58.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 53.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$45,154
West Virginia:

$48,850
Buckhannon, WV (26201) map Nearest zip codes: 26238, 26267, 26372, 26237, 26218, 26257.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.5%
West Virginia:

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

59.1%
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: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,058
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,824


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 296 (208 now married, 88 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,267 (1,599 now married, 2,674 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26201 with a mortgage: 2,683 (13 second mortgage, 162 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,862

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,029
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $307

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

16.8%
Whole state:

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

8.8%
Whole state:

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

6.4
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 26201: Hall (A), EUB Acres (B), Fishing Camp (C), Riverbend Golf Club at Evun Breth (D), Buckhannon Country Club Golf Course (E), Bailey Ridge Community Center (F), Upshur County Emergency Medical Services Incorporated (G), Agnes Howard Hall (H), Annie Merner Pfeiffer Library (I), Charles W Gibson Public Library (J), Fleming Hall (K), Jenkins Hall (L), Loar Memorial Music Building (M), McCuskey Hall (N), Raymond Science Hall (O), Upshur County Courthouse (P), Washington District Volunteer Fire Department (Q), Warren District Volunteer Fire Department Station 6 (R), Buckhannon Fire Department 1 (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Southfork Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 26201 include: Lebanon Church (A), Spruce Fork Church (B), Horizons Church (Buckhannon Campus) (C), Bethany Baptist Church (D), Bethel Church (E), Buckhannon Run Church (F), Sand Run Church (G), Macedonia Church (H), Apostolic Holiness Mission (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Upshur County Memorial Park (1), Buckhannon Memorial Cemetery (2), Rohrbough Cemetery (3), McDermott Cemetery (4), Heavener Cemetery (5), Mount Carmel Cemetery (6), Reger Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Trubie Run (A), Swamp Run (B), Sugar Run (C), Stony Run (D), Spruce Fork (E), Sawmill Run (F), Sauls Run (G), Sand Run (H), Sand Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 26201: North End Youth Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1092014 or later
  • 1462010 to 2013
  • 8632000 to 2009
  • 1,3621990 to 1999
  • 1,4731980 to 1989
  • 1,8651970 to 1979
  • 6171960 to 1969
  • 7311950 to 1959
  • 4281940 to 1949
  • 1,4261939 or earlier

Zip code 26201 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Buckhannon, WV (26201)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Buckhannon, WV (26201)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 641 bedroom
  • 8632 bedrooms
  • 3,3833 bedrooms
  • 9924 bedrooms
  • 2575+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Buckhannon, WV (26201)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Buckhannon, WV (26201)
  • 46no bedroom
  • 3251 bedroom
  • 7192 bedrooms
  • 8743 bedrooms
  • 1504 bedrooms
  • 215+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Buckhannon, WV (26201) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Buckhannon, WV (26201) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 279no vehicle
  • 1,4641 vehicle
  • 2,3282 vehicles
  • 1,0973 vehicles
  • 2594 vehicles
  • 725+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Buckhannon, WV (26201) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Buckhannon, WV (26201) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 485no vehicle
  • 1,1301 vehicle
  • 5592 vehicles
  • 2153 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 26201 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 26201 household income distribution in 2019
  • 717Less than $10,000
  • 361$10,000 to $14,999
  • 534$15,000 to $19,999
  • 342$20,000 to $24,999
  • 524$25,000 to $29,999
  • 531$30,000 to $34,999
  • 446$35,000 to $39,999
  • 395$40,000 to $44,999
  • 135$45,000 to $49,999
  • 696$50,000 to $59,999
  • 909$60,000 to $74,999
  • 921$75,000 to $99,999
  • 508$100,000 to $124,999
  • 291$125,000 to $149,999
  • 317$150,000 to $199,999
  • 121$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26201

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26201
  • 91Less than $10,000
  • 76$10,000 to $14,999
  • 40$15,000 to $19,999
  • 40$20,000 to $24,999
  • 32$25,000 to $29,999
  • 154$30,000 to $34,999
  • 44$35,000 to $39,999
  • 160$40,000 to $49,999
  • 144$50,000 to $59,999
  • 183$60,000 to $69,999
  • 186$70,000 to $79,999
  • 255$80,000 to $89,999
  • 285$90,000 to $99,999
  • 597$100,000 to $124,999
  • 416$125,000 to $149,999
  • 665$150,000 to $174,999
  • 333$175,000 to $199,999
  • 515$200,000 to $249,999
  • 358$250,000 to $299,999
  • 335$300,000 to $399,999
  • 137$400,000 to $499,999
  • 34$500,000 to $749,999
  • 4$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 11$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 26201

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 26201
  • 29Less than $100
  • 48$100 to $149
  • 26$150 to $199
  • 126$200 to $249
  • 44$250 to $299
  • 149$300 to $349
  • 100$350 to $399
  • 114$400 to $449
  • 199$450 to $499
  • 211$500 to $549
  • 53$550 to $599
  • 194$600 to $649
  • 189$650 to $699
  • 53$700 to $749
  • 29$750 to $799
  • 85$800 to $899
  • 67$900 to $999
  • 90$1,000 to $1,249
  • 435No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $723.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $225,418.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $151,822
  • Black or African American householders: $201,441
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $151,398
  • Two or more races householders: $150,126
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $344,570

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $144,189
26201:

$144,189
West Virginia:

$124,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,939 - $208,486

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $152,793
Here:

$152,793
State:

$165,782

Mobile homes: $35,126
Here:

$35,126
State:

$71,341
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 26201
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,830
  • One, attached: 53
  • Two: 153
  • 3 or 4: 117
  • 5 to 9: 146
  • 10 to 19: 149
  • 20 to 49: 35
  • 50 or more: 190
  • Mobile homes: 1,410
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Unemployment: 6.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26201

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26201
  • 81.3%6,891Drove a car alone
  • 6.1%513Carpooled
  • 1.3%110Bicycle
  • 3.7%315Walked
  • 4.3%366Other means
  • 3.3%279Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26201

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26201
  • 339Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,3895 to 9 minutes
  • 1,76110 to 14 minutes
  • 1,29315 to 19 minutes
  • 61720 to 24 minutes
  • 33325 to 29 minutes
  • 74730 to 34 minutes
  • 16035 to 39 minutes
  • 20140 to 44 minutes
  • 71245 to 59 minutes
  • 40260 to 89 minutes
  • 21890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 66.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,136
  • Male householders: 3,762 (953 living alone), Female householders: 4,143 (1,357 living alone)
  • 3,605 spouses (3,594 opposite-sex spouses), 619 unmarried partners, (604 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,238 children (4,826 natural, 189 adopted, 226 stepchildren), 467 grandchildren, 179 brothers or sisters, 131 parents, 2 foster children, 161 other relatives, 544 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,285 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,854 2-persons, 1,018 3-persons, 707 4-persons, 380 5-persons, 113 6-persons, 95 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,310 1-person, 422 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 10 4-persons

1,983 married couples with children.
1,377 single-parent households (264 men, 1,113 women).

98.6% of residents of 26201 zip code speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% very well, 21% well, 6% not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (97% very well, 3% not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (26% very well, 74% well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 137 (0.7%)
(26.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.7%
Whole state:

1.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 25%Eritrea
  • 19%Sweden
  • 18%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 17%Taiwan
  • 14%Uruguay
  • 10%Greece
  • 6%Bolivia
Most common first ancestries reported in 26201
  • 23%American
  • 17%German
  • 9%Irish
  • 9%English
  • 4%Italian
  • 2%European
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1002010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 281990 to 1999
  • 80Before 1990

Zip code 26201 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • COASTAL LUMBER COMPANY BUCKHANNON PLANT (5TH STREET in BUCKHANNON, WV)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-2003-0393, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-2003-0393, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: SAWMILLS AND PLANING MILLS, GENERAL
    Alternative names: BUCKHANNON YARD, COASTAL LUMBER CO. BUCKHANNON
  • CORHART REFRACTORIES (ROUTE 10 BOX 82 in BUCKHANNON, WV)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TSD (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: NONCLAY REFRACTORIES; REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Business NAICS classification: NONCLAY REFRACTORY MANUFACTURING.; NONCLAY REFRACTORY MANUFACTURING.; ALL OTHER MISCELLANEOUS ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT AND COMPONENT MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: SAINT-GOBAIN CERAMICS & PLASTICS (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CORNING GLASS WORKS (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CORHART REFRACTORIES CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ACADEMY PRIMARY (2 COLLEGE AVENUE in BUCKHANNON, WV)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-87201
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: UPSHUR COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • J. F. ALLEN COMPANY (ROUTE 33 WEST RED ROCK ROAD in BUCKHANNON, WV)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS; READY-MIXED CONCRETE
    Business NAICS classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURE AND BLOCK MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: J F ALLEN COMPANY BUCKHANNON PLANT
  • AUDRA STATE PARK (RT 4 BOX 564 in BUCKHANNON, WV)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: WV DIVISION OF NATURAL RESOURC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AUDRA STATE PARK (CAMPGROUND), WV DIVISION OF NATURAL RESOURC
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (5 BAXTER ST in BUCKHANNON, WV)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-87204
    Organizations: UPSHUR COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CGST BERLIN COMP STATION AND DEHY (ROUTE 1 BOX 140 in BUCKHANNON, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , COLUMBIA GAS TRANSMISSION CORP (CONTACT/OWNER) , COLUMBIA GAS TRANSMISSION (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: TCO-BERLIN COMPRESSOR STATION
  • FRED W EBERLE TECHNICAL CENTER (RR 5 BOX 2 in BUCKHANNON, WV)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-87701
    Organizations: UPSHUR COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CRISS SALES & SVC (OLD RT 33 W in BUCKHANNON, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: CRISS CHARLES (CONTACT/OWNER) , SAM CRISS (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CHEYENNE SALES COMPANY INCORPORATED (ROUTE 5 BOX 512 in BUCKHANNON, WV)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: BITUMINOUS COAL AND LIGNITE SURFACE MINING
    Alternative names: RAWHIDE TIPPLE
  • AE INC (MOORE AVE (OFF RT 20 SOUTH) in BUCKHANNON, WV)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , JOHN EDDY (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ANKER WEST VIRGINIA MINING COMPANY INCORPORATED (RT 6 BOX 543 in BUCKHANNON, WV)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: BITUMINOUS COAL AND LIGNITE SURFACE MINING
    Alternative names: SPRUCE MINE NO. 2
  • COLUMBIA NATURAL RESOURCES LLC, GATHERING PIPELINE (ROUTE 13 in BUCKHANNON, WV)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-2004-0252, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION

Zip code 26201 marital status for males
Zip code 26201 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 50.5%Utility gas
  • 33.4%Electricity
  • 8.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 1.4%Coal or coke
  • 1.1%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 16,829. Population change in the 1990s: +2,419 (+14.4%).

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

  • This state: 15,396
  • Northeast: 1,212
  • Midwest: 1,048
  • South: 1,863
  • West: 359

60% of the 26201 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in West Virginia.

89% of the 26201 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Buckhannon, WV (26201)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 58
Here:

3.5%
West Virginia:

8.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 79
Here:

9.6%
West Virginia:

8.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,012
Here:

79.8%
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 ($)
  • 72,300Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 59,411Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 52,832Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 50,839Management occupations
  • 50,527Business and financial operations occupations
  • 49,070Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code (BUCKHANNON, WV):

  • BUCKHANNON-UPSHUR WRK ADJSTMN (RR 2 BOX 62) : $1,003,294 in 32 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Custodial Janitorial Services, Snow Removal/Salt Service (also spreading aggregate or other snow melting material) by Public Buildings Service, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $77,000; 2001: $77,000; 2002: $25,408; 2003: $416,386; 2004: $190,634; 2005: $17,285; 2006: $199,581.

    Biggest contracts:
    $187,026 with Public Buildings Service for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2006-09-29. Completion date: 2007-10-31.
    $179,843, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-21. Effective on 2004-11-01. Completion date: 2005-10-31.
    $179,843, same as above. Signed on 2003-11-01. Effective on 2005-10-26. Completion date: 2006-10-31.
    $162,398, same as above. Signed on 2003-11-01. Completion date: 2003-11-01.
  • BLAST TEC, INC (RT 2 BOX 135; small business) : $672,547 in 13 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Housekeeping Services, Custodial Janitorial Services by Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $103,089; 2001: $107,203; 2002: $190,404; 2003: $64,367; 2004: $87,060; 2005: $131,247; 2006: -$10,823.

    Biggest contracts:
    $106,832 with Air Force for Other Housekeeping Services. Taking place in OH. Signed on 2005-10-31. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $98,005, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-29. Completion date: 2007-09-30.
    $92,399 with Air Force for Custodial Janitorial Services. Taking place in SC. Signed on 2002-10-01. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $87,060 with Air Force for Other Housekeeping Services. Taking place in OH. Signed on 2004-10-21. Completion date: 2004-10-01.
  • JENKINS FORD/MERCURY INC (1 BILLINGSLEY DR; small business)
    $430,800 with Army for Trucks and Truck Tractors, Wheeled. Signed on 2005-09-21. Completion date: 2005-12-16.
  • J F ALLEN COMPANY (P O BOX 2049) : $400,903 in 2 contracts in 2002
    $394,603 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Highways, Roads, Streets, Bridges, and Railways (includes resurfacing). Signed on 2002-09-24. Completion date: 2003-02-10.
    $6,300, same as above. Signed on 2002-11-05. Completion date: 2003-02-10.
  • ELECTROTECH, INC (RR 4 BOX 613DD; small business) : $93,068 in 3 contracts from 2002 to 2003
    $47,118 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Administrative Facilities and Service Buildings. Signed on 2003-04-11. Completion date: 2003-06-15.
    $44,750, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-01. Completion date: 2002-08-30.
    $1,200, same as above. Signed on 2003-03-20. Completion date: 2003-06-15.
  • CRITES ELECTRIC INC (50 S KANAWHA ST; small business)
    $92,740 with Army for Generators and Generators Sets, Electrical. Signed on 2003-09-26. Completion date: 2003-12-23.
  • ZINN HOE SERVICE INC (WBUC ROAD; small business) : $16,835 in 14 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    Contracts for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services, Waste Treatment and Storage, Sewage Treatment Equipment by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $3,960; 2002: $3,800; 2003: $1,080; 2004: $4,620; 2005: $630; 2006: $2,745.

    Biggest contracts:
    $3,960 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services. Signed on 2001-11-09. Completion date: 2001-10-01.
    $3,800 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Waste Treatment and Storage. Signed on 2002-11-04. Completion date: 2002-10-01.
    $2,745 with Army for Sewage Treatment Equipment. Signed on 2006-02-01. Completion date: 2006-06-30.
    $2,310 with Army for Waste Treatment and Storage. Signed on 2004-03-02. Completion date: 2003-10-01.
  • SIGN GUY THE (9 FRANKLIN ST; small business)
    $6,200 with Army for Signs, Advertising Displays, and Identification Plates. Signed on 2005-09-11. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • MARSH, WESLEY ALLEN (10 N FLORIDA ST; small business)
    $5,450 with Army for Floor Coverings. Signed on 2004-09-30. Completion date: 2004-11-01.
  • HAMPTON INN BUCKHANNON (1 COMMERCE BLVD; small business)
    $2,530 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2003-03-13. Completion date: 2003-03-14.

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

  • Educational Services: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (500-999 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (250-499: 1, 50-99: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Mining: Bituminous Coal and Lignite Surface Mining (250-499: 1, 20-49: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 1, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 4)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (250-499: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 7, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Other Individual and Family Services (100-249: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 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:

  • 1,057 people in college/university student housing
  • 152 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 1,192 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 124 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 15 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 11 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • 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 fire incidents per year is 99. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 137 took place in 2008, and the least - 54 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 26201 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (58.7%), and Outside Fires (22.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 26201
    • 99358.7%Structure Fires
    • 38122.5%Outside Fires
    • 26415.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 533.1%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 26201, West Virginia

Most common first names in zip code 26201 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William13073.8 years
James12470.4 years
Mary12379.8 years
John11974.2 years
Charles10575.0 years
Robert8969.8 years
George6275.4 years
Ruth5880.2 years
Richard4869.3 years
Paul4673.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 26201 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12577.3 years
Tenney10579.4 years
Cutright7278.8 years
Miller6673.2 years
Bennett5876.3 years
Phillips5376.1 years
Hinkle4979.3 years
Reed4878.9 years
Westfall4674.3 years
Queen4479.0 years
Businesses in zip code 26201
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2La-Z-Boy1
AT&T1Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Burger King1Lowe's1
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1Papa John's Pizza1
FedEx2Pizza Hut1
Ford1Rite Aid1
GNC1Sears1
Goodwill1Subway3
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1U.S. Cellular1
Hilton1UPS2
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1
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