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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 2017: 20,216
Zip code population in 2010: 19,701
Zip code population in 2000: 19,248

Houses and condos: 8,899
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,104
% of renters here:

28%
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: 113 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 26201
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.4% ($603)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($686)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $623 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $581 (0.5%)

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Males: 10,046  (49.7%)
Females: 10,170  (50.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 26201:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 26201:

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

Zip code 26201 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 26201 (2017)
    • 19,01698.8%White
    • 2431.3%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: 9,535
Rural population: 10,680

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $138,432
26201:

$138,432
West Virginia:

$119,800



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 52 registered sex offenders living in 26201 zip code as of February 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 26201 is 397 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:

42.0 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
West Virginia:

2.5 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 2017:
This zip code:

$43,632
West Virginia:

$43,469
Buckhannon, WV (26201) map Nearest zip codes: 26238, 26267, 26372, 26237, 26218, 26257.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

44.2%
West Virginia:

44.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.4%
West Virginia:

6.3%
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: 916
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,637


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 233 (176 now married, 57 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,295 (1,704 now married, 2,595 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26201 with a mortgage: 2,511 (19 second mortgage, 146 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,971

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $929
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $293

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

17.2%
Whole state:

19.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

9.5%
Whole state:

11.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.6
  • 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)
  • 202014 or later
  • 1682010 to 2013
  • 9512000 to 2009
  • 1,0921990 to 1999
  • 1,5481980 to 1989
  • 1,8531970 to 1979
  • 6801960 to 1969
  • 7291950 to 1959
  • 4581940 to 1949
  • 1,2611939 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
  • 1041 bedroom
  • 9032 bedrooms
  • 3,3843 bedrooms
  • 1,0554 bedrooms
  • 2435+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Buckhannon, WV (26201)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Buckhannon, WV (26201)
  • 83no bedroom
  • 2831 bedroom
  • 6632 bedrooms
  • 8153 bedrooms
  • 634 bedrooms
  • 345+ 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
  • 148no vehicle
  • 1,6351 vehicle
  • 2,2432 vehicles
  • 1,0403 vehicles
  • 2994 vehicles
  • 735+ 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
  • 349no vehicle
  • 1,0351 vehicle
  • 6332 vehicles
  • 513 vehicles
  • 184 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

  • Zip code 26201 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 26201 household income distribution in 2017
  • 835Less than $10,000
  • 376$10,000 to $14,999
  • 470$15,000 to $19,999
  • 424$20,000 to $24,999
  • 532$25,000 to $29,999
  • 389$30,000 to $34,999
  • 480$35,000 to $39,999
  • 305$40,000 to $44,999
  • 259$45,000 to $49,999
  • 710$50,000 to $59,999
  • 790$60,000 to $74,999
  • 794$75,000 to $99,999
  • 512$100,000 to $124,999
  • 299$125,000 to $149,999
  • 129$150,000 to $199,999
  • 124$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 26201

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 26201
  • 134Less than $10,000
  • 75$10,000 to $14,999
  • 28$15,000 to $19,999
  • 111$20,000 to $24,999
  • 39$25,000 to $29,999
  • 139$30,000 to $34,999
  • 52$35,000 to $39,999
  • 135$40,000 to $49,999
  • 154$50,000 to $59,999
  • 216$60,000 to $69,999
  • 205$70,000 to $79,999
  • 255$80,000 to $89,999
  • 246$90,000 to $99,999
  • 583$100,000 to $124,999
  • 381$125,000 to $149,999
  • 518$150,000 to $174,999
  • 363$175,000 to $199,999
  • 571$200,000 to $249,999
  • 346$250,000 to $299,999
  • 293$300,000 to $399,999
  • 153$400,000 to $499,999
  • 79$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 26201

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 26201
  • 24Less than $100
  • 36$100 to $149
  • 67$150 to $199
  • 143$200 to $249
  • 20$250 to $299
  • 152$300 to $349
  • 73$350 to $399
  • 221$400 to $449
  • 107$450 to $499
  • 165$500 to $549
  • 125$550 to $599
  • 149$600 to $649
  • 129$650 to $699
  • 23$700 to $749
  • 27$750 to $799
  • 41$800 to $899
  • 18$900 to $999
  • 66$1,000 to $1,249
  • 364No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $684.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $212,962.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $145,760
  • Black or African American householders: $193,397
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $145,353
  • Two or more races householders: $144,131
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $330,811

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $138,432
26201:

$138,432
West Virginia:

$119,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,704 - $218,006
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: 6,665
  • One, attached: 83
  • Two: 134
  • 3 or 4: 123
  • 5 to 9: 117
  • 10 to 19: 123
  • 20 to 49: 37
  • 50 or more: 233
  • Mobile homes: 1,359

Unemployment: 6.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26201

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26201
  • 80.6%6,656Drove a car alone
  • 8.4%696Carpooled
  • 0.1%12Bicycle
  • 4.8%399Walked
  • 2.4%200Other means
  • 3.5%286Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26201

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26201
  • 410Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,1325 to 9 minutes
  • 1,65610 to 14 minutes
  • 1,47915 to 19 minutes
  • 76320 to 24 minutes
  • 24025 to 29 minutes
  • 71030 to 34 minutes
  • 14435 to 39 minutes
  • 21340 to 44 minutes
  • 53445 to 59 minutes
  • 40960 to 89 minutes
  • 26190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 69.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,949
  • In family households: 15,846 (2,422 male householders, 2,563 female householders)
    3,826 spouses, 5,401 children (4,985 natural, 137 adopted, 281 stepchildren), 556 grandchildren, 187 brothers or sisters, 176 parents, 40 other relatives, 446 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,101 (1,224 male householders (1,022 living alone)), 1,347 female householders (1,163 living alone)), 526 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,255 (134 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,674 2-persons, 1,124 3-persons, 673 4-persons, 352 5-persons, 110 6-persons, 59 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,185 1-person, 368 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 11 4-persons

2,289 married couples with children.
996 single-parent households (303 men, 693 women).

98.5% of residents of 26201 zip code speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% very well, 44% well, 12% not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% very well, 7% not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 170 (0.8%)
(26.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.8%
Whole state:

1.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 19%Uruguay
  • 16%Eritrea
  • 12%France
  • 10%Greece
  • 10%Taiwan
  • 8%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 7%Bolivia
Most common first ancestries reported in 26201
  • 22%American
  • 16%German
  • 9%English
  • 9%Irish
  • 3%Italian
  • 3%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 972010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 241990 to 1999
  • 122Before 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: 4.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 46.6%Utility gas
  • 34.5%Electricity
  • 10.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.8%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Coal or coke

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

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

  • This state: 15,278
  • Northeast: 1,247
  • Midwest: 1,181
  • South: 1,876
  • West: 319

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, 66% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% 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): 82
Here:

5.1%
West Virginia:

8.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 91
Here:

12.7%
West Virginia:

9.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,066
Here:

77.6%
West Virginia:

16.9%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 60,647Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 55,264Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 53,668Management occupations
  • 50,800Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 50,610Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 49,189Business and financial operations 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
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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