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City: Richwood, WV (1.68%)
Counties: Nicholas County, WV (55.10%), Greenbrier County, WV (44.90%)

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 2,871
Zip code population in 2010: 2,701
Zip code population in 2000: 3,465




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Houses and condos: 1,778
Renter-occupied apartments: 254
% of renters here:

22%
State:

28%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 26261: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 98.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 29 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

0.8% ($291)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($571)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $339 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $258 (0.8%)

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Males: 1,315  (45.8%)
Females: 1,556  (54.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 26261:

  • High school or higher: 71.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 18.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 0.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 26261:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

Zip code 26261 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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Urban population: 2,112
Rural population: 758

Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $38,100
26261:

$38,100
West Virginia:

$99,300



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in 26261 zip code as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 26261 to the number of sex offenders is 391 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

50.6 years
West Virginia median age:

41.4 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
West Virginia:

2.5 people

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 2011:
This zip code:

$24,667
West Virginia:

$38,482

Richwood, WV (26261) map

Nearest zip codes: 26202, 26676, 26208, 26205, 25984, 24991.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

42.1%
West Virginia:

48.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.8%
West Virginia:

5.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 298
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 856


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 20 (6 now married, 14 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 557 (202 now married, 355 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26261 with a mortgage: 211 (2 second mortgage, 14 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 689

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $776
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $289

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

32.4%
Whole state:

18.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

15.6%
Whole state:

10.7%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.6


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

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

  • 2005 or later: 14
  • 2000 to 2004: 5
  • 1990 to 1999: 84
  • 1980 to 1989: 158
  • 1970 to 1979: 298
  • 1960 to 1969: 85
  • 1950 to 1959: 277
  • 1940 to 1949: 271
  • 1939 or earlier: 586


Zip code 26261 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 26261
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 18
  • 2 bedrooms: 277
  • 3 bedrooms: 495
  • 4 bedrooms: 73
  • 5+ bedrooms: 37
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 31
  • 2 bedrooms: 119
  • 3 bedrooms: 93
  • 4 bedrooms: 11
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 26261 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 39
  • 1 vehicle: 373
  • 2 vehicles: 257
  • 3 vehicles: 188
  • 4 vehicles: 34
  • 5+ vehicles: 9
  • no vehicle: 93
  • 1 vehicle: 112
  • 2 vehicles: 45
  • 3 vehicles: 4
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 26261 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 26261 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 26261:

  • Less than $10,000: 80
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 79
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 14
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 37
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 144
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 70
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 42
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 125
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 12
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 86
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 102
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 42
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 25
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 23
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 9
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 5
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 5

 



26261 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 26261:

  • Less than $100: 5
  • $100 to $149: 11
  • $150 to $199: 27
  • $200 to $249: 48
  • $250 to $299: 18
  • $300 to $349: 10
  • $350 to $399: 50
  • $400 to $449: 13
  • $450 to $499: 9
  • $500 to $549: 19
  • No cash rent: 44
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $496.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $44,285
  • Asian householders: $92,775
  • Two or more races householders: $68,035
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $68,035

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $38,100
26261:

$38,100
West Virginia:

$99,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $25,500 - $68,400

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $146,422
Here:

$146,422
State:

$139,463

Mobile homes: $58,957
Here:

$58,957
State:

$53,358

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,352
  • One, attached: 6
  • Two: 44
  • 3 or 4: 53
  • 5 to 9: 68
  • 10 to 19: 6
  • 20 to 49: 23
  • Mobile homes: 226

Unemployment: 18.6%
26261 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 566 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 38 (5%)
  • Walked: 63 (9%)
  • Worked at home: 53 (7%)
 

26261 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 16
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 189
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 88
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 19
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 74
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 5
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 66
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 54
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 27
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 88
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 23
  • 90 or more minutes: 18
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 90.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,773
  • In family households: 2,298 (421 male householders, 318 female householders)
    520 spouses, 752 children (669 natural, 18 adopted, 66 stepchildren), 94 grandchildren, 33 brothers or sisters, 20 parents, 34 other relatives, 106 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 475 (166 male householders (126 living alone)), 249 female householders (242 living alone)), 60 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 98 (120 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 356 2-persons, 242 3-persons, 88 4-persons, 21 5-persons, 29 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 368 1-person, 47 2-persons

176 married couples with children.
253 single-parent households (60 men, 193 women).

99.8% of residents of 26261 zip code speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
This zip code:

0.0%
Whole state:

1.3%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (26%)
  • Other South Eastern Asia (24%)
  • Germany (21%)
  • Nicaragua (13%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Canada (8%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 0
  • 1990 to 1999: 34
  • 1980 to 1989: 12
  • Before 1980: 14

Races in zip code 26261:

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

Most common first ancestries reported in 26261 (%):



  • Irish (16%)
  • German (12%)
  • Other groups (11%)
  • American (11%)
  • English (9%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)


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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 26261:

  • Four Seasons Lodge, Marlinton Rd, Richwood, WV 26261 , Phone: (304) 846-4605
  • Four Seasons Lodge, RR 39/55 Marlinton Rd, Richwood, WV 26261 , Phone: (304) 846-4605
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 26261

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


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 8.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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

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

  • This state: 2,303
  • Northeast: 107
  • Midwest: 173
  • South: 255
  • West: 33

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, 33% 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, 23% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% 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):
Here:

0.0%
West Virginia:

7.5%

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

0.0%
West Virginia:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
West Virginia:

19.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Transportation occupations: 56,875
  • Health technologists and technicians: 47,500
  • Education, training, and library occupations: 34,583
  • Management occupations: 31,000
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations: 30,500
  • Construction and extraction occupations: 26,447

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 (Noninst.)




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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