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26261 Zip Code (Richwood, WV) Detailed Profile



City: Richwood, WV (1.68%)
Counties: Nicholas County, WV (55.10%), Greenbrier County, WV (44.90%)
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 2,713
Zip code population in 2010: 2,701
Zip code population in 2000: 3,465

Houses and condos: 1,687
Renter-occupied apartments: 298
% of renters here:

26%
State:

28%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 26261: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 98.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 27 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 26261
Zip code 26261 (Richwood, West Virginia) real estate house value trends

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

0.7% ($269)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($642)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $287 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $245 (0.7%)

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Males: 1,257  (46.3%)
Females: 1,456  (53.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 26261:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 26261:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

Zip code 26261 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 26261

  • Zip code 26261 races chart
    • 2,612White population
    • 6Black population
    • 12American Indian population
    • 3Asian population
    • 1Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 48Two or more races population
    • 19Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 1,995
Rural population: 717

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $40,600
26261:

$40,600
West Virginia:

$112,100



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in 26261 zip code as of February 27, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 26261 to the number of sex offenders is 261 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

49.1 years
West Virginia median age:

42.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 26261, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $32,400 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,400
State:

$48,628

Salary/wage: $29,242 (reported on 82.2% of returns)
Here:

$29,242
State:

$42,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 72.6% for AGIs below $25k, 73.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $810 (reported on 22.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$810
West Virginia:

$1,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,929 (reported on 7.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,929
State:

$4,262
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,230 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
Here:

+$9,230
State:

+$13,636
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.7% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.4% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,080 (reported on 5.6% of returns)
26261:

$9,080
West Virginia:

$11,787

Total itemized deductions: $17,520 (22% of AGI, reported on 5.6% of returns)
Here:

$17,520
State:

$21,148

Here:

22.0% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI

Charity contributions: $5,600 (reported on 3.3% of returns)
Here:

$5,600
State:

$4,508

Taxes paid: $5,340 (reported on 5.6% of returns)
26261:

$5,340
State:

$8,103

Earned income credit: $2,431 (reported on 28.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,431
State:

$2,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 46.7%
Here:

47%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 41.3% for AGIs below $25k, 46.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 55.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 26261, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $25,989 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$25,989
State:

$37,498

Salary/wage: $24,232 (reported on 83.4% of returns)
Here:

$24,232
State:

$33,645
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.6% for AGIs below $10k, 78.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,987 (reported on 31.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,987
West Virginia:

$1,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,639 (reported on 12.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,639
State:

$2,913
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,230 (reported on 7.4% of returns)
Here:

+$1,230
State:

+$6,331
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, -0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,046 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

+$9,046
State:

+$11,074
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 26.9% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,308 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
26261:

$2,308
West Virginia:

$2,796

Total itemized deductions: $16,828 (23% of AGI, reported on 5.8% of returns)
Here:

$16,828
State:

$16,976

Here:

22.7% of AGI
State:

19.0% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $4,095 (5% of AGI, reported on 4.2% of returns)
Here:

$4,095
State:

$3,529

Here:

5.1% of AGI
State:

3.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,142 (reported on 63.9% of returns)
26261:

$3,142
State:

$5,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,850 (reported on 23.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,850
State:

$1,662

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 50.7%
Here:

51%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 40.4% for AGIs below $10k, 52.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 56.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 55.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 44.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 86.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$27,340
West Virginia:

$42,019
Richwood, WV (26261) map Nearest zip codes: 26202, 26676, 26208, 26205, 25984, 24991.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.0%
West Virginia:

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

5.9%
West Virginia:

6.2%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 280
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 865


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 65 (28 now married, 37 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 472 (167 now married, 305 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26261 with a mortgage: 196 (4 second mortgage, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 651

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $718
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $255

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

30.1%
Whole state:

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

19.8%
Whole state:

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

6.4
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.4
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 26261: Woodbine Picnic Area (A), Coal Siding (B), Camp Splinter (C), Cherry Hill Country Club Golf Course (D), Gauley Ranger Station (E), Richwood Volunteer Fire Department (F), Redi Care Incorporated Station 2 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 26261 include: Hinkle Mountain United Methodist Church (A), Namo Chapel (B), Little Laurel Church (C), Riverside Baptist Church (D), Richwood Presbyterian Church (E), Richwood Christian Church (F), LaFrank United Methodist Church (G), Holy Family Catholic Church (H), First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Baber Cemetery (1), Taylor Cemetery (2), Mountain View Memorial Park (3), Hinkle Mountain Cemetery (4), Richwood Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Run (A), Linn Branch (B), Laurel Creek (C), Joes Branch (D), Jackson Run (E), Jackeman Run (F), Improvement Branch (G), Holcomb Run (H), Hogcamp Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 16Built 2010 to 2013
  • 81Built 2000 to 2009
  • 117Built 1990 to 1999
  • 152Built 1980 to 1989
  • 282Built 1970 to 1979
  • 163Built 1960 to 1969
  • 157Built 1950 to 1959
  • 252Built 1940 to 1949
  • 467Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 26261 population

Zip code 26261 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Richwood, WV (26261)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 51 bedroom
  • 2932 bedrooms
  • 4613 bedrooms
  • 604 bedrooms
  • 285+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 26261 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richwood, WV (26261)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 681 bedroom
  • 732 bedrooms
  • 1183 bedrooms
  • 344 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 26261 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Richwood, WV (26261) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 72no vehicle
  • 2721 vehicle
  • 3032 vehicles
  • 1273 vehicles
  • 404 vehicles
  • 335+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 26261 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Richwood, WV (26261) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 66no vehicle
  • 1431 vehicle
  • 772 vehicles
  • 123 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 26261 population

  • Zip code 26261 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 26261 household income distribution in 2015
  • 129Less than $10,000
  • 166$10,000 to $14,999
  • 139$15,000 to $19,999
  • 58$20,000 to $24,999
  • 151$25,000 to $29,999
  • 60$30,000 to $34,999
  • 70$35,000 to $39,999
  • 71$40,000 to $44,999
  • 17$45,000 to $49,999
  • 98$50,000 to $59,999
  • 46$60,000 to $74,999
  • 92$75,000 to $99,999
  • 34$100,000 to $124,999
  • 10$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 26261

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 26261
  • 65Less than $10,000
  • 54$10,000 to $14,999
  • 61$15,000 to $19,999
  • 64$20,000 to $24,999
  • 69$25,000 to $29,999
  • 58$30,000 to $34,999
  • 45$35,000 to $39,999
  • 119$40,000 to $49,999
  • 64$50,000 to $59,999
  • 63$60,000 to $69,999
  • 38$70,000 to $79,999
  • 10$80,000 to $89,999
  • 12$90,000 to $99,999
  • 22$100,000 to $124,999
  • 24$125,000 to $149,999
  • 61$150,000 to $174,999
  • 5$175,000 to $199,999
  • 5$200,000 to $249,999
  • 8$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 26261

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 26261
  • 16$100 to $149
  • 15$150 to $199
  • 33$200 to $249
  • 38$250 to $299
  • 14$300 to $349
  • 40$350 to $399
  • 7$400 to $449
  • 58$450 to $499
  • 5$500 to $549
  • 21$550 to $599
  • 51No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $486.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $47,190
  • Asian householders: $98,863
  • Two or more races householders: $72,500
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $72,500

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $40,600
26261:

$40,600
West Virginia:

$112,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $22,500 - $65,800

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,315
  • One, attached: 7
  • Two: 53
  • 3 or 4: 41
  • 5 to 9: 60
  • 20 to 49: 47
  • Mobile homes: 164

Unemployment: 7.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26261

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26261
  • 84.0%754Drove a car alone
  • 7.7%69Carpooled
  • 0.7%6Bicycle
  • 5.7%51Walked
  • 2.0%18Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26261

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26261
  • 47Less than 5 minutes
  • 2135 to 9 minutes
  • 15210 to 14 minutes
  • 6515 to 19 minutes
  • 6620 to 24 minutes
  • 725 to 29 minutes
  • 11930 to 34 minutes
  • 6335 to 39 minutes
  • 2140 to 44 minutes
  • 3145 to 59 minutes
  • 4260 to 89 minutes
  • 5490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 75.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,624
  • In family households: 2,213 (338 male householders, 421 female householders)
    559 spouses, 594 children (529 natural, 14 adopted, 53 stepchildren), 155 grandchildren, 17 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 22 other relatives, 76 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 411 (193 male householders (182 living alone)), 193 female householders (179 living alone)), 25 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 89 (120 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 408 2-persons, 200 3-persons, 27 4-persons, 69 5-persons, 44 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 361 1-person, 25 2-persons

264 married couples with children.
175 single-parent households (51 men, 124 women).

98.5% of residents of 26261 zip code speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% very well, 46% well).
0.2% 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: 14 (0.5%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.5%
Whole state:

1.6%

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

  • 50%Burma

Most common first ancestries reported in 26261 (%)

  • 24%Irish
  • 22%American
  • 14%English
  • 9%German
  • 5%Scottish
  • 3%Italian
  • 2%Scotch-Irish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 72000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 7Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 26261 population

Zip code 26261 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • GEORGIA PACIFIC CORP HDWD SAW (MAIN & SPRUCE STS in RICHWOOD, WV)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1981-0109, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: SAWMILLS AND PLANING MILLS, GENERAL
    Business NAICS classification: SAWMILLS.
    Organizations: GEORGIA-PACIFIC CORP. (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: GEORGIA-PACIFIC CORP, GEORGIA PACIFIC CORP. - RICHWOOD WV, GEORGIA PACIFIC CORP. - RICHWOOD WV, GEORGIA PACIFIC - RICHWOOD WV, RICHWOOD SAWMILL
  • CHERRY RIVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (RIVERSIDE DRIVE in RICHWOOD, WV)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-62204
    Organizations: NICHOLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • GEORGIA PACIFIC CORP. - RICHWOOD WV (108 E. MAIN ST. in RICHWOOD, WV)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: SAWMILLS AND PLANING MILLS, GENERAL

Zip code 26261 marital status for males
Zip code 26261 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 66%Utility gas
  • 16%Electricity
  • 15%Wood
  • 3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 4,129. Population change in the 1990s: -664 (-16.1%).

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

  • This state: 2,182
  • Northeast: 171
  • Midwest: 108
  • South: 210
  • West: 28

63% of the 26261 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in West Virginia.

87% of the 26261 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% 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): 18
Here:

9.0%
West Virginia:

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

0.0%
West Virginia:

6.7%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

15.6%
West Virginia:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 71,563Business and financial operations occupations
  • 55,509Management occupations
  • 54,167Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 36,071Production occupations
  • 34,167Construction and extraction occupations
  • 34,135Education, training, and library occupations
Note: State values scaled to 26261 population

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (100-249 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Dentists (10-19: 1, 5-9: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (10-19: 1, 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)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 87 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 118 people in nursing homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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 26261 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6574.0 years
John6174.9 years
Mary4581.1 years
William4373.5 years
Robert3468.9 years
Charles3274.1 years
George2476.3 years
Roy1773.0 years
Edith1573.3 years
Anna1575.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 26261 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3576.3 years
Spencer3078.1 years
Williams2774.9 years
Hinkle2575.2 years
Brown2373.9 years
Cutlip1778.5 years
Sparks1577.6 years
Green1483.9 years
Meadows1372.5 years
Bragg1377.3 years

Businesses in zip code 26261

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • Rite Aid: 1

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