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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 2019: 13,851
Zip code population in 2010: 14,591
Zip code population in 2000: 14,222

Houses and condos: 6,813
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,082
% of renters here:

36%
State:

27%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 26241: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 129.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 107 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 26241
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.4% ($572)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($711)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $623 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $517 (0.4%)

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Males: 6,641  (48.0%)
Females: 7,209  (52.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 26241:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 26241:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

Zip code 26241 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Races in zip code 26241 (2019)
    • 14,08796.5%White
    • 1451.0%Two or more races
    • 1260.9%Black
    • 1140.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 860.6%Asian
    • 280.2%American Indian
    • 50.03%Some other race
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Urban population: 9,613
Rural population: 4,237

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $146,843
26241:

$146,843
West Virginia:

$124,600



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 56 registered sex offenders living in 26241 zip code as of December 01, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 26241 is 261 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

46.6 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 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)

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 2019:
This zip code:

$44,506
West Virginia:

$48,850
Elkins, WV (26241) map Nearest zip codes: 26276, 26283, 26254, 26285, 26259, 26275.
Elkins Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

33.8%
West Virginia:

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

6.0%
West Virginia:

48.4%
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: 909
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,781


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 61 (42 now married, 18 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,911 (1,089 now married, 1,826 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26241 with a mortgage: 1,740 (36 second mortgage, 86 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,919

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $940
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $323

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

14.6%
Whole state:

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

10.0%
Whole state:

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

6.6
State:

6.3
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
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 242014 or later
  • 802010 to 2013
  • 3952000 to 2009
  • 8261990 to 1999
  • 1,0741980 to 1989
  • 1,1081970 to 1979
  • 7931960 to 1969
  • 5611950 to 1959
  • 5521940 to 1949
  • 1,2831939 or earlier

Zip code 26241 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Elkins, WV (26241)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Elkins, WV (26241)
  • 6no bedroom
  • 381 bedroom
  • 5612 bedrooms
  • 2,0993 bedrooms
  • 6964 bedrooms
  • 2365+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elkins, WV (26241)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elkins, WV (26241)
  • 51no bedroom
  • 6071 bedroom
  • 7712 bedrooms
  • 4993 bedrooms
  • 1244 bedrooms
  • 305+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Elkins, WV (26241) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Elkins, WV (26241) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 125no vehicle
  • 1,2591 vehicle
  • 1,4832 vehicles
  • 5353 vehicles
  • 1604 vehicles
  • 655+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Elkins, WV (26241) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Elkins, WV (26241) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 600no vehicle
  • 1,0491 vehicle
  • 3862 vehicles
  • 393 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 26241 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 26241 household income distribution in 2019
  • 578Less than $10,000
  • 425$10,000 to $14,999
  • 239$15,000 to $19,999
  • 427$20,000 to $24,999
  • 352$25,000 to $29,999
  • 271$30,000 to $34,999
  • 298$35,000 to $39,999
  • 207$40,000 to $44,999
  • 287$45,000 to $49,999
  • 440$50,000 to $59,999
  • 520$60,000 to $74,999
  • 558$75,000 to $99,999
  • 427$100,000 to $124,999
  • 192$125,000 to $149,999
  • 216$150,000 to $199,999
  • 176$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26241

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26241
  • 54Less than $10,000
  • 45$10,000 to $14,999
  • 21$15,000 to $19,999
  • 111$20,000 to $24,999
  • 21$25,000 to $29,999
  • 105$30,000 to $34,999
  • 20$35,000 to $39,999
  • 103$40,000 to $49,999
  • 112$50,000 to $59,999
  • 68$60,000 to $69,999
  • 152$70,000 to $79,999
  • 201$80,000 to $89,999
  • 215$90,000 to $99,999
  • 212$100,000 to $124,999
  • 412$125,000 to $149,999
  • 410$150,000 to $174,999
  • 237$175,000 to $199,999
  • 267$200,000 to $249,999
  • 260$250,000 to $299,999
  • 181$300,000 to $399,999
  • 78$400,000 to $499,999
  • 51$500,000 to $749,999
  • 17$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 26241

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 26241
  • 15$100 to $149
  • 91$150 to $199
  • 93$200 to $249
  • 137$250 to $299
  • 63$300 to $349
  • 130$350 to $399
  • 174$400 to $449
  • 225$450 to $499
  • 190$500 to $549
  • 87$550 to $599
  • 165$600 to $649
  • 145$650 to $699
  • 117$700 to $749
  • 33$750 to $799
  • 49$800 to $899
  • 68$900 to $999
  • 10$1,000 to $1,249
  • 128No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $637.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $176,706.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $151,044
  • Black or African American householders: $68,552
  • Two or more races householders: $162,310
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $143,215

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $146,843
26241:

$146,843
West Virginia:

$124,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,575 - $201,654

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $125,174
Here:

$125,174
State:

$165,782

Townhouses or other attached units: $108,047
Here:

$108,047
State:

$183,709

Mobile homes: $15,359
Here:

$15,359
State:

$71,341
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 26241
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,338
  • One, attached: 128
  • Two: 198
  • 3 or 4: 487
  • 5 to 9: 221
  • 10 to 19: 96
  • 20 to 49: 268
  • 50 or more: 103
  • Mobile homes: 922
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 15

Unemployment: 4.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26241

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26241
  • 77.8%4,488Drove a car alone
  • 9.4%543Carpooled
  • 0.3%20Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%11Bicycle
  • 6.4%370Walked
  • 2.7%157Other means
  • 2.8%164Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26241

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26241
  • 408Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,0335 to 9 minutes
  • 1,24310 to 14 minutes
  • 62815 to 19 minutes
  • 33120 to 24 minutes
  • 2525 to 29 minutes
  • 32830 to 34 minutes
  • 8435 to 39 minutes
  • 5840 to 44 minutes
  • 11045 to 59 minutes
  • 19760 to 89 minutes
  • 13590 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 89.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,851
  • Male householders: 2,460 (866 living alone), Female householders: 3,263 (1,375 living alone)
  • 2,466 spouses (2,387 opposite-sex spouses), 282 unmarried partners, (263 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,975 children (2,815 natural, 77 adopted, 83 stepchildren), 471 grandchildren, 164 brothers or sisters, 232 parents, 96 foster children, 222 other relatives, 326 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 923 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,741 2-persons, 706 3-persons, 453 4-persons, 189 5-persons, 26 6-persons, 64 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,242 1-person, 282 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 27 4-persons

1,349 married couples with children.
469 single-parent households (87 men, 382 women).

98.8% of residents of 26241 zip code speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% very well, 9% well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% very well, 42% well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 148 (1.1%)
(30.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.1%
Whole state:

1.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 30%Sweden
  • 17%Greece
  • 11%Malaysia
  • 9%Egypt
  • 8%El Salvador
  • 5%England
  • 3%Japan
Most common first ancestries reported in 26241
  • 22%American
  • 15%German
  • 8%English
  • 7%Irish
  • 5%Scottish
  • 5%European
  • 4%Italian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 862010 or later
  • 172000 to 2009
  • 31990 to 1999
  • 132Before 1990

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: 4.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 44.6%Utility gas
  • 37.3%Electricity
  • 8.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.2%Wood
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Coal or coke

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

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

  • This state: 9,778
  • Northeast: 898
  • Midwest: 923
  • South: 1,607
  • West: 376

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.

89% of the 26241 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Elkins, WV (26241)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 84
Here:

9.3%
West Virginia:

8.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 94
Here:

13.1%
West Virginia:

8.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 386
Here:

55.6%
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 ($)
  • 91,453Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations
  • 63,460Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 59,692Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 56,519Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
  • 54,080Construction and extraction occupations
  • 48,672Business and financial operations occupations

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 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:

  • 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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 74. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 99 took place in 2008, and the least - 6 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 26241 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (63.6%), and Outside Fires (22.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 26241
    • 79963.6%Structure Fires
    • 28122.4%Outside Fires
    • 17313.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 40.3%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 26241, West Virginia

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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