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26241 Zip Code (Elkins, WV) Detailed Profile



Cities: Elkins, WV (2.64%), Bowden, WV (0.10%), Beverly, WV (0.03%)
County: Randolph County, WV
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 14,645
Zip code population in 2010: 14,591
Zip code population in 2000: 14,222

Houses and condos: 6,942
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,271
% of renters here:

37%
State:

28%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 26241: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 129.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 113 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 26241
Zip code 26241 (Elkins, West Virginia) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

0.4% ($516)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($642)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $549 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $461 (0.4%)

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Males: 7,040  (48.1%)
Females: 7,605  (51.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 26241:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 26241:

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

Zip code 26241 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Races in zip code 26241

  • Zip code 26241 races chart
    • 14,087White population
    • 126Black population
    • 28American Indian population
    • 86Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 5Some other race population
    • 145Two or more races population
    • 114Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 10,164
Rural population: 4,480

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $115,400
26241:

$115,400
West Virginia:

$112,100



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 53 registered sex offenders living in 26241 zip code as of May 26, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 26241 to the number of sex offenders is 258 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.6 years
West Virginia median age:

42.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 26241, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $42,749 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,749
State:

$48,628

Salary/wage: $36,201 (reported on 82.5% of returns)
Here:

$36,201
State:

$42,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.7% for AGIs below $25k, 76.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 44.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,730 (reported on 29.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,730
West Virginia:

$1,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,536 (reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,536
State:

$4,262
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$9,546 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

+$9,546
State:

+$8,875
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 14.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,571 (reported on 13.2% of returns)
Here:

+$13,571
State:

+$13,636
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,554 (reported on 9.9% of returns)
26241:

$10,554
West Virginia:

$11,787
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $17,600 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
26241:

$17,600
West Virginia:

$24,483

Total itemized deductions: $20,155 (18% of AGI, reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

$20,155
State:

$21,148

Here:

17.9% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $25k, 3.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,496 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,496
State:

$4,508
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $7,380 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
26241:

$7,380
State:

$8,103
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,081 (reported on 23.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,081
State:

$2,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 46.9%
Here:

47%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 41.5% for AGIs below $25k, 48.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 51.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 50.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 70.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 26241, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,763 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,763
State:

$37,498

Salary/wage: $29,555 (reported on 83.4% of returns)
Here:

$29,555
State:

$33,645
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 147.6% for AGIs below $10k, 75.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 78.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 52.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,936 (reported on 39.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,936
West Virginia:

$1,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.2% for AGIs below $10k, 2.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,896 (reported on 19.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,896
State:

$2,913
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$7,192 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

+$7,192
State:

+$6,331
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,368 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

+$12,368
State:

+$11,074
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.9% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,212 (reported on 3.0% of returns)
26241:

$3,212
West Virginia:

$2,796
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $16,349 (reported on 0.7% of returns)
Here:

$16,349
West Virginia:

$18,181

Total itemized deductions: $17,662 (20% of AGI, reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

$17,662
State:

$16,976

Here:

20.2% of AGI
State:

19.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,050 (4% of AGI, reported on 11.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,050
State:

$3,529

Here:

4.3% of AGI
State:

3.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,888 (reported on 70.2% of returns)
26241:

$4,888
State:

$5,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,592 (reported on 20.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,592
State:

$1,662

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 57.0%
Here:

57%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 53.8% for AGIs below $10k, 56.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 57.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 55.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$40,736
West Virginia:

$42,019
Elkins, WV (26241) map Nearest zip codes: 26276, 26283, 26254, 26285, 26259, 26275.
Elkins Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

41.8%
West Virginia:

45.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.5%
West Virginia:

6.2%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 966
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5,207


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 99 (21 now married, 78 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,060 (1,354 now married, 1,706 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26241 with a mortgage: 2,084 (50 second mortgage, 186 home equity loan, 28 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,818

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $883
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $319

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

16.6%
Whole state:

17.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

11.5%
Whole state:

9.9%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 26241: Elks Golf Course (A), Bickle Knob Lookout Tower (B), Elkins Industrial Park (C), Bowden National Fish Hatchery (D), Bickle Knob Picnic Area (E), Randolph County Courthouse (F), Elkins-Randolph County Public Library (G), Elkins City Hall (H), Elkins Fire Department Company 40 (I), Randolph County Emergency Squad 1 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Tygart Valley Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 26241 include: Woodford Memorial United Methodist Church (A), United Church of the Brethren (B), Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Saint Brendan Catholic Church (D), Otterbein United Methodist Church (E), Lick Church (F), John Street Baptist Church (G), Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (H), Grace Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (1), Saint Brendens Cemetery (2), Mountain State Memorial Gardens (3), Maplewood Cemetery (4), Little Arlington Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mathias Run (A), Little Laurel Run (B), Little Black Fork (C), Leading Creek (D), Laurel Fork (E), Kings Run (F), Johns Run (G), Isner Creek (H), Horse Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 26241 include: Otter Creek Wildlife Management Area (1), Bear Heaven Recreation Area (2), Stuart Recreation Area (3), Elkins City Park (4), Alpena Gap Recreation Site (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 81Built 2010 to 2013
  • 366Built 2000 to 2009
  • 831Built 1990 to 1999
  • 1,138Built 1980 to 1989
  • 957Built 1970 to 1979
  • 853Built 1960 to 1969
  • 951Built 1950 to 1959
  • 648Built 1940 to 1949
  • 1,117Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 26241 population

Zip code 26241 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Elkins, WV (26241)

  • 9no bedroom
  • 341 bedroom
  • 5382 bedrooms
  • 2,3013 bedrooms
  • 7954 bedrooms
  • 2255+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 26241 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elkins, WV (26241)

  • 195no bedroom
  • 5451 bedroom
  • 9662 bedrooms
  • 4493 bedrooms
  • 814 bedrooms
  • 355+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 26241 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Elkins, WV (26241) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 72no vehicle
  • 1,1051 vehicle
  • 1,8512 vehicles
  • 6533 vehicles
  • 2004 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 26241 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Elkins, WV (26241) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 669no vehicle
  • 1,1121 vehicle
  • 4522 vehicles
  • 383 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 26241 population

  • Zip code 26241 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 26241 household income distribution in 2015
  • 622Less than $10,000
  • 403$10,000 to $14,999
  • 449$15,000 to $19,999
  • 388$20,000 to $24,999
  • 489$25,000 to $29,999
  • 329$30,000 to $34,999
  • 352$35,000 to $39,999
  • 315$40,000 to $44,999
  • 353$45,000 to $49,999
  • 588$50,000 to $59,999
  • 476$60,000 to $74,999
  • 559$75,000 to $99,999
  • 449$100,000 to $124,999
  • 103$125,000 to $149,999
  • 202$150,000 to $199,999
  • 96$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 26241

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 26241
  • 66Less than $10,000
  • 26$10,000 to $14,999
  • 38$15,000 to $19,999
  • 32$20,000 to $24,999
  • 18$25,000 to $29,999
  • 33$30,000 to $34,999
  • 45$35,000 to $39,999
  • 162$40,000 to $49,999
  • 134$50,000 to $59,999
  • 279$60,000 to $69,999
  • 344$70,000 to $79,999
  • 314$80,000 to $89,999
  • 219$90,000 to $99,999
  • 390$100,000 to $124,999
  • 431$125,000 to $149,999
  • 391$150,000 to $174,999
  • 139$175,000 to $199,999
  • 302$200,000 to $249,999
  • 269$250,000 to $299,999
  • 204$300,000 to $399,999
  • 31$400,000 to $499,999
  • 29$500,000 to $749,999
  • 6$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 26241

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 26241
  • 13Less than $100
  • 70$100 to $149
  • 56$150 to $199
  • 151$200 to $249
  • 68$250 to $299
  • 189$300 to $349
  • 349$350 to $399
  • 435$400 to $449
  • 242$450 to $499
  • 160$500 to $549
  • 53$550 to $599
  • 174$600 to $649
  • 115$650 to $699
  • 35$700 to $749
  • 9$750 to $799
  • 30$800 to $899
  • 10$900 to $999
  • 14$1,000 to $1,249
  • 98No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $552.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $192,969.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $118,701
  • Black or African American householders: $53,873
  • Two or more races householders: $127,555
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $112,548

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $115,400
26241:

$115,400
West Virginia:

$112,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,100 - $175,800

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,864
  • One, attached: 126
  • Two: 267
  • 3 or 4: 415
  • 5 to 9: 196
  • 10 to 19: 130
  • 20 to 49: 190
  • 50 or more: 154
  • Mobile homes: 588
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Unemployment: 7.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26241

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26241
  • 80.3%5,230Drove a car alone
  • 10.2%665Carpooled
  • 0.8%51Bicycle
  • 5.2%340Walked
  • 0.1%7Other means
  • 3.4%220Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26241

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26241
  • 517Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,7155 to 9 minutes
  • 1,91010 to 14 minutes
  • 85315 to 19 minutes
  • 32020 to 24 minutes
  • 13725 to 29 minutes
  • 27330 to 34 minutes
  • 9335 to 39 minutes
  • 7140 to 44 minutes
  • 12745 to 59 minutes
  • 13160 to 89 minutes
  • 14690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 89.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,823
  • In family households: 10,934 (2,100 male householders, 1,665 female householders)
    2,906 spouses, 3,172 children (2,935 natural, 52 adopted, 186 stepchildren), 285 grandchildren, 182 brothers or sisters, 174 parents, 88 other relatives, 263 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,889 (835 male householders (718 living alone)), 1,573 female householders (1,281 living alone)), 481 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 822 (357 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,003 2-persons, 1,001 3-persons, 520 4-persons, 161 5-persons, 80 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,999 1-person, 365 2-persons, 44 3-persons

1,432 married couples with children.
799 single-parent households (235 men, 564 women).

98.5% of residents of 26241 zip code speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% very well, 17% well, 5% not well, 22% not at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (29% very well, 71% well).

Foreign born population: 146 (1.0%)
(41.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.0%
Whole state:

1.6%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 25%Burma
  • 14%France
  • 10%Greece
  • 10%Japan
  • 10%Ghana
  • 6%Liberia
  • 6%Brazil

Most common first ancestries reported in 26241 (%)

  • 22%American
  • 17%German
  • 10%Irish
  • 9%English
  • 4%Italian
  • 3%European
  • 3%Scottish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 682010 or later
  • 92000 to 2009
  • 241990 to 1999
  • 118Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 26241 population

Zip code 26241 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CITY OF ELKINS, WWTP (401 DAVIS AVENUE in ELKINS, WV)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS) - SDWIS-WV3304203 4159, WATER TREATMENT PLANT
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: ELKINS CITY HALL, ELKINS CITY OF, MAYOR, CITY OF ELKINS
  • COASTAL LUMBER (200 15TH STREET in ELKINS, WV)
    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)
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: SAWMILLS AND PLANING MILLS, GENERAL
    Alternative names: COASTAL LUMBER CO. ELKINS, COASTAL LUMBER CO., - ELKINS PLANT
  • ELKINS MOUNTAIN SCHOOL (100 BELL STREET in ELKINS, 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-34106
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: INSTITUTIONAL PROGRAMS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ELKINS IRON & METAL CO (101 15TH STREET in ELKINS, WV)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1999-0002, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: SCRAP AND WASTE MATERIALS
    Organizations: ELKINS METAL RECYCLING LLC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: GONGOLA, JAMES A, JAMES A GONGOLA
  • COASTAL LUMBER CO (U S 33 EAST) (US 33 EAST in ELKINS, WV)
    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
    Business SIC classification: SAWMILLS AND PLANING MILLS, GENERAL
  • CHEAT RIVER INN (1761 MAIN ST in ELKINS, WV)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1998-0233, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: WATER SUPPLY; SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: MARSHALL, JOE
  • ELKINS HIGH SCHOOL (100 KENNEDY DR in ELKINS, WV)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-75504
    Organizations: RANDOLPH COUNTY SCHOOL DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ELKINS THIRD WARD ELEM (111 NATHAN ST in ELKINS, WV)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-75203
    Organizations: RANDOLPH COUNTY SCHOOL DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
    Alternative names: THIRD WARD ELKINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
  • ELKINS MIDDLE SCHOOL (308 ROBERT E LEE AVE in ELKINS, WV)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-75401
    Organizations: RANDOLPH COUNTY SCHOOL DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CGP CONST CO INC (501 WILSON LANE in ELKINS, WV)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1999-0010, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • BG MILLWORK INC (STAIN SHOP) (BAXTER & EARLE ST in ELKINS, WV)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BUILDER'S GROUP (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , EISENBERG, LEON (CONTACT/OWNER) , ELKINS BUILDERS LLC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ELKINS INDUSTRIES INC
  • ALLEGHENY POWER - ELKINS SERVICE CETE (50 KENNEDY DR in ELKINS, WV)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business NAICS classification: ELECTRIC POWER DISTRIBUTION.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , MONONGAHELA POWER CO DBA ALLEGHENY POWER (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , MONONGAHELA POWER CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: MONONGAHELA POWER CO ELKINS DIV
  • ELKINS EQUIPMENT CO (RTE 1 & AIRPORT RD in ELKINS, WV)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Business NAICS classification: SOLID WASTE LANDFILL.
    Organizations: JACK OR BARBARA WALLACE (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 26241 marital status for males
Zip code 26241 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 49%Utility gas
  • 34%Electricity
  • 7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6%Wood
  • 3%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 14,027. Population change in the 1990s: +195 (+1.4%).

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

  • This state: 10,935
  • Northeast: 887
  • Midwest: 789
  • South: 1,574
  • West: 241

60% of the 26241 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in West Virginia.

92% of the 26241 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, 22% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 42
Here:

3.3%
West Virginia:

6.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 118
Here:

17.3%
West Virginia:

6.7%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 406
Here:

54.7%
West Virginia:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 60,977Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 52,981Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 50,417Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 50,156Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 47,330Business and financial operations occupations
  • 43,036Management occupations
Note: State values scaled to 26241 population

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

  • NELLA S INC (1108 WALDEN ST)
    145 employees, $2800000 revenue: $419,021 in 8 contracts from 2000 to 2003
    Contracts for Nursing Home Care Contracts by Department of Veterans Affairs
    Signed by year: 2000: $195,000; 2001: $0; 2002: $57,000; 2003: $167,021; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $120,000 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Nursing Home Care Contracts. Signed on 2000-10-15. Completion date: 2001-09-15.
    $104,299, same as above. Signed on 2003-06-15. Completion date: 2003-10-15.
    $75,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-01-15. Completion date: 2000-12-15.
    $36,856, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-10-15.
  • ELKINS METRO CORPORATION (1200 HARRISON AVE STE 100; small business) : $39,111 in 5 contracts from 2002 to 2003
    Contracts for Lodging - Hotel/Motel, Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings by Army, Public Buildings Service
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $1; 2003: $39,110; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $20,520 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2003-12-18. Completion date: 2004-01-07.
    $18,589 with Public Buildings Service for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
    $1, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
    $1, same as above. Signed on 2002-12-15. Completion date: 2002-12-15.
  • TYGART VALLEY SANITATION INC (MAIN ST; small business) : $4,128 in 6 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Trash/Garbage Collection Services - Including Portable Sanitation Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $1,032; 2003: $1,032; 2004: $1,032; 2005: $1,032; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $1,032 with Army for Trash/Garbage Collection Services - Including Portable Sanitation Services. Signed on 2005-10-27. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $1,032, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $1,032, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-01. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $1,032, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-01. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
  • EASTERBROOKE CELLULAR CORPORAT (751 BEVERLY PIKE; small business) : $460 in 3 contracts in 2002
    $506 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Telecommunications Network Management Services. Signed on 2002-07-23. Completion date: 2002-08-01.
    $73, same as above. Signed on 2002-09-19. Completion date: 2002-08-01.
    -$119, same as above. Signed on 2002-09-20. Completion date: 2002-08-01.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1, 50-99: 3)
  • Educational Services: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (250-499: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 5, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 4)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 4)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (50-99: 2, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 1, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 6, 1-4: 17)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 378 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 313 people in college/university student housing
  • 84 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 286 people in nursing homes
  • 265 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 44 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

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: 1
Most common first names in zip code 26241 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary16579.8 years
William13673.7 years
James12773.0 years
John12576.3 years
Robert10368.9 years
Charles8373.4 years
George6575.4 years
Virginia5481.4 years
Harry5273.5 years
Paul5272.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 26241 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
White9573.3 years
Smith6377.7 years
Phillips6379.5 years
Simmons5372.1 years
Phares5078.1 years
Stalnaker5081.0 years
Weese4880.2 years
Arbogast4474.3 years
Jones4280.0 years
Moore4277.0 years
Businesses in zip code 26241
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy2
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike2
Curves1Papa John's Pizza1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx4Rite Aid1
Ford1Sears1
GNC1Subway3
GameStop1Super 81
Goodwill3Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1U.S. Cellular1
Holiday Inn1UPS4
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1
Kroger1YMCA1
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