26241 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Elkins, WV (2.64%), Bowden, WV (0.10%), Beverly, WV (0.03%)
County: Randolph County, WV
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 14,408
Zip code population in 2010: 14,591
Zip code population in 2000: 14,222

Houses and condos: 6,768
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,003
% of renters here:

34%
State:

28%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 26241: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 129.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 111 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.4% ($442)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($605)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $490 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $375 (0.3%)

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Males: 6,903  (47.9%)
Females: 7,505  (52.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 26241:

For population 15 years and over in 26241:

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: 10,000
Rural population: 4,407

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $109,900
26241:

$109,900
West Virginia:

$103,200



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 40 registered sex offenders living in 26241 zip code as of August 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 26241 to the number of sex offenders is 341 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.6 years
West Virginia median age:

41.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 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)

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 2013:
This zip code:

$38,394
West Virginia:

$41,253
Elkins, WV (26241) map Nearest zip codes: 26276, 26283, 26254, 26285, 26259, 26275.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

44.3%
West Virginia:

47.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.0%
West Virginia:

5.8%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 905
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,986


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 144 (45 now married, 99 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 3,024 (1,310 now married, 1,714 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26241 with a mortgage: 2,122 (38 second mortgage, 211 home equity loan, 44 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,766

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $854
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S325

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

14.0%
Whole state:

18.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

8.2%
Whole state:

10.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
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

  • 482010 or later
  • 3152000 to 2009
  • 8221990 to 1999
  • 1,0351980 to 1989
  • 9701970 to 1979
  • 8111960 to 1969
  • 1,0171950 to 1959
  • 5541940 to 1949
  • 1,1961939 or earlier

Zip code 26241 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 571 bedroom
  • 6632 bedrooms
  • 2,2533 bedrooms
  • 8074 bedrooms
  • 1085+ bedrooms

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

  • 141no bedroom
  • 4311 bedroom
  • 7822 bedrooms
  • 4983 bedrooms
  • 1134 bedrooms
  • 385+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 52no vehicle
  • 1,1491 vehicle
  • 1,7412 vehicles
  • 6953 vehicles
  • 2144 vehicles
  • 375+ vehicles

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

  • 697no vehicle
  • 9571 vehicle
  • 3272 vehicles
  • 223 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $530.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $237,495.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $109,900
26241:

$109,900
West Virginia:

$103,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,500 - $168,100

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 9.4%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 90.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,621

Size of family households: 2,006 2-persons, 1,039 3-persons, 494 4-persons, 186 5-persons, 43 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,994 1-person, 129 2-persons

1,458 married couples with children.
818 single-parent households (243 men, 575 women).

98.4% of residents of 26241 zip code speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% very well, 16% well, 15% not well, 15% not at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 47 (0.3%)
(27.7% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.3%
Whole state:

1.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 26%Liberia
  • 17%England
  • 17%Nigeria
  • 15%Canada
  • 9%Mexico
  • 9%Chile
  • 9%Colombia

Most common first ancestries reported in 26241 (%)

  • 19%German
  • 12%American
  • 10%Other groups
  • 9%Irish
  • 8%English
  • 5%Italian
  • 2%Scotch-Irish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 112010 or later
  • 172000 to 2009
  • 101990 to 1999
  • 90Before 1990

Zip code 26241 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 26241:

All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 26241

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

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 50%Utility gas
  • 33%Electricity
  • 8%Wood
  • 6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2%Other fuel
  • 1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

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

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


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.

93% of the 26241 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10
Here:

0.9%
West Virginia:

6.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 153
Here:

19.8%
West Virginia:

6.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 294
Here:

41.1%
West Virginia:

11.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 96,635Legal occupations
  • 61,979Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 48,636Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 44,518Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 41,928Education, training, and library occupations
  • 40,296Transportation occupations

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

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


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 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

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