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Estimated zip code population in 2016: 334
Zip code population in 2010: 303
Zip code population in 2000: 353

Houses and condos: 277
Renter-occupied apartments: 58
% of renters here:

33%
State:

28%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 26254: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 65.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 5 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 26254
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2016:
This zip code:

0.4% ($555)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($681)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $585

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Males: 178  (53.3%)
Females: 156  (46.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 26254:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 26254:

  • Never married: 10.0%
  • Now married: 70.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

Zip code 26254 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 26254

  • Zip code 26254 races chart
    • 298White population
    • 0Black population
    • 1American Indian population
    • 0Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 1Two or more races population
    • 3Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2016: $135,742
26254:

$135,742
West Virginia:

$117,900
Median resident age:
This zip code:

58.3 years
West Virginia median age:

42.3 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

1.9 people
West Virginia:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 26254, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $34,100 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,100
State:

$48,628

Salary/wage: $37,962 (reported on 72.2% of returns)
Here:

$37,962
State:

$42,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 60.4% for AGIs below $25k, 81.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 185.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $817 (reported on 33.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$817
West Virginia:

$1,211

Profit/loss from business: +$6,100 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

+$6,100
State:

+$13,636

Earned income credit: $2,200 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,200
State:

$2,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 61.1%
Here:

61%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 62.5% for AGIs below $25k, 60.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 100.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 26254, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $29,426 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$29,426
State:

$37,498

Salary/wage: $28,390 (reported on 83.0% of returns)
Here:

$28,390
State:

$33,645
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 135.6% for AGIs below $10k, 71.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $613 (reported on 42.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$613
West Virginia:

$1,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,000 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
Here:

+$3,000
State:

+$6,331

Profit/loss from business: +$4,313 (reported on 9.1% of returns)
Here:

+$4,313
State:

+$11,074

Total tax: $3,234 (reported on 72.7% of returns)
26254:

$3,234
State:

$5,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,167 (reported on 17.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,167
State:

$1,662

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 59.7%
Here:

60%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 58.5% for AGIs below $10k, 58.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 59.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 50.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2016:
This zip code:

$40,557
West Virginia:

$43,385
26254 map Nearest zip codes: 26270, 26241, 26268, 26296, 26276, 26271.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

28.6%
West Virginia:

44.8%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

0.0%
West Virginia:

6.5%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 0
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 175


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 48 (17 now married, 30 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26254 with a mortgage: 22
Houses without a mortgage: 95

Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $253

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

2.5%
Whole state:

17.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2016:
This zip code:

2.5%
Whole state:

10.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.6
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Churches in zip code 26254 include: Glady Church of the Brethren (A), Lambert Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: White Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Laurel Lick Run (A), Job Run (B), Hog Run (C), Harper Run (D), Halfway Run (E), Guysbarger Run (F), Gap Run (G), Frazier Creek (H), Flannigan Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 0Built 2010 to 2013
  • 44Built 2000 to 2009
  • 82Built 1990 to 1999
  • 48Built 1980 to 1989
  • 16Built 1970 to 1979
  • 10Built 1960 to 1969
  • 14Built 1950 to 1959
  • 14Built 1940 to 1949
  • 45Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 26254 population

Zip code 26254 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 26254

  • 15no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 142 bedrooms
  • 653 bedrooms
  • 154 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 26254 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 26254

  • 0no bedroom
  • 221 bedroom
  • 112 bedrooms
  • 253 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 26254 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in 26254 in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 0no vehicle
  • 131 vehicle
  • 492 vehicles
  • 403 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 26254 population

Cars and other vehicles available in 26254 in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 441 vehicle
  • 92 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 26254 population

  • Zip code 26254 household income distribution in 2016

  • Zip code 26254 household income distribution in 2016
  • 21$10,000 to $14,999
  • 37$25,000 to $29,999
  • 16$30,000 to $34,999
  • 12$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3$40,000 to $44,999
  • 7$45,000 to $49,999
  • 7$50,000 to $59,999
  • 18$60,000 to $74,999
  • 16$75,000 to $99,999
  • 29$100,000 to $124,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 26254

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2016 in zip code 26254
  • 11$50,000 to $59,999
  • 17$60,000 to $69,999
  • 25$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7$125,000 to $149,999
  • 11$150,000 to $174,999
  • 7$200,000 to $249,999
  • 30$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 26254

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in zip code 26254
  • 13$150 to $199
  • 11$200 to $249
  • 12$450 to $499
  • 18No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2016: $378.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2016 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $194,450
  • Two or more races householders: $55,145

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $135,742
26254:

$135,742
West Virginia:

$117,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,713 - $266,624

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 225
  • Mobile homes: 50

Unemployment: 2.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26254

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26254
  • 79.5%123Drove a car alone
  • 18.8%29Carpooled
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26254

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26254
  • 115 to 9 minutes
  • 3010 to 14 minutes
  • 4920 to 24 minutes
  • 1425 to 29 minutes
  • 430 to 34 minutes
  • 635 to 39 minutes
  • 2260 to 89 minutes
  • 1690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 65.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 334
  • In family households: 273 (104 male householders, 6 female householders)
    90 spouses, 52 children (50 natural, 3 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 15 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 61 (47 male householders (47 living alone)), 14 female householders (14 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 62 2-persons, 50 3-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 61 1-person

9 married couples with children.
12 single-parent households (12 men).

All residents speak English at home

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

1.7%

Most common first ancestries reported in 26254 (%)

  • 34%American
  • 13%Irish
  • 12%Scottish
  • 10%German
  • 10%English
  • 10%Swiss

Zip code 26254 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ASHLAND BRANDED MK 226 061 (17 MILES EAST OF ELKINS ON ROUTE 33 in WYMER, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: ASHLAND BRANDED MARKETING INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ALPINE SHORES CAMPGROUND (ALPINE SHORES CAMPGROUND in BOWDEN, WV)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SPORTING AND RECREATIONAL CAMPS
    Alternative names: BURKE, L D, L D BURKE

Zip code 26254 marital status for males
Zip code 26254 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 36%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 32%Wood
  • 15%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12%Electricity
  • 4%Coal or coke

Population in 1990: 128. Population change in the 1990s: +225 (+175.8%).

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

  • This state: 312
  • Midwest: 9
  • South: 11

78% of the 26254 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.

96% of the 26254 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 100% 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):
Here:

0.0%
West Virginia:

6.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 27,494Transportation occupations
  • 26,952Office and administrative support occupations
Note: State values scaled to 26254 population

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Campgrounds (5-9 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 1)

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)

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: 0
Most common first names in zip code 26254 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John479.0 years
Robert456.8 years
Harry276.5 years
Geneva272.0 years
George282.0 years
Betty267.5 years
Edith274.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 26254 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lambert682.3 years
Cunningham561.8 years
Thompson579.6 years
Smith475.7 years
White465.2 years
Chisholm367.0 years
Ketterman360.7 years
Rhodes376.7 years
Allenby265.5 years
Arbogast267.0 years
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