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26283 Zip Code (Montrose, WV) Detailed Profile




Cities: Montrose, WV (1.04%), Elkins, WV (0.02%)
Counties: Randolph County, WV (55.19%), Tucker County, WV (31.61%), Barbour County, WV (13.21%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,737
Zip code population in 2010: 1,734
Zip code population in 2000: 1,710

Houses and condos: 979
Renter-occupied apartments: 126
% of renters here:

17%
State:

27%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 26283: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 60.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 29 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.4% ($492)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($711)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $562 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $383 (0.3%)

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Males: 946  (54.5%)
Females: 790  (45.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 26283:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 26283:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

Zip code 26283 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Races in zip code 26283 (2019)
    • 1,70198.1%White
    • 201.2%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Black
    • 30.2%American Indian
    • 30.2%Asian
    • 40.2%Hispanic or Latino
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $137,776
26283:

$137,776
West Virginia:

$124,600



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in 26283 zip code as of February 01, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 26283 is 351 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

49.7 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 26283, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $39,423 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,423
State:

$48,628

Salary/wage: $33,883 (reported on 84.3% of returns)
Here:

$33,883
State:

$42,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.3% for AGIs below $25k, 77.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 58.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $671 (reported on 30.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$671
West Virginia:

$1,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $943 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
Here:

$943
State:

$4,262

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,300 (reported on 7.1% of returns)
Here:

+$1,300
State:

+$8,875

Profit/loss from business: +$4,789 (reported on 12.9% of returns)
Here:

+$4,789
State:

+$13,636
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $25k, 4.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $6,367 (reported on 8.6% of returns)
26283:

$6,367
West Virginia:

$11,787

Total itemized deductions: $21,086 (19% of AGI, reported on 10.0% of returns)
Here:

$21,086
State:

$21,148

Here:

19.3% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI

Charity contributions: $4,225 (reported on 5.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,225
State:

$4,508

Taxes paid: $6,771 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
26283:

$6,771
State:

$8,103

Earned income credit: $1,747 (reported on 24.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,747
State:

$2,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 51.4%
Here:

51%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 47.1% for AGIs below $25k, 58.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 50.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 50.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 26283, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $28,705 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$28,705
State:

$37,498

Salary/wage: $26,736 (reported on 88.4% of returns)
Here:

$26,736
State:

$33,645
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 128.7% for AGIs below $10k, 80.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 88.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 85.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 50.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $984 (reported on 36.4% of returns)
This zip code:

$984
West Virginia:

$1,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $667 (reported on 9.1% of returns)
Here:

$667
State:

$2,913
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,167 (reported on 6.1% of returns)
Here:

+$1,167
State:

+$6,331

Profit/loss from business: +$5,195 (reported on 12.6% of returns)
Here:

+$5,195
State:

+$11,074
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,727 (reported on 3.2% of returns)
26283:

$2,727
West Virginia:

$2,796

Total itemized deductions: $14,567 (21% of AGI, reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here:

$14,567
State:

$16,976

Here:

21.0% of AGI
State:

19.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,058 (3% of AGI, reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,058
State:

$3,529

Here:

2.8% of AGI
State:

3.7% of AGI

Total tax: $3,610 (reported on 65.9% of returns)
26283:

$3,610
State:

$5,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,557 (reported on 22.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,557
State:

$1,662

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 54.6%
Here:

55%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 50.0% for AGIs below $10k, 58.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 53.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 51.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$53,831
West Virginia:

$48,850
Montrose, WV (26283) map Nearest zip codes: 26276, 26241, 26250, 26275, 26405, 26285.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.4%
West Virginia:

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

0.0%
West Virginia:

48.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 84
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 653


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 49 (0 now married, 48 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 307 (211 now married, 93 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26283 with a mortgage: 277 (1 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 339

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,099
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $300

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

8.1%
Whole state:

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

6.5%
Whole state:

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

6.2
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.7
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  • Notable locations in zip code 26283: Elkins Speedway (A), Laurel Run Lookout Tower (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 26283 include: Israel Church (A), Irons Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Leading Creek Primitive Baptist Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Reservoir: Teter Creek Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Laurel Run (A), Jobs Run (B), Hunting Camp Run (C), Hawk Run (D), Haddix Run (E), Grasslick Run (F), Goodwin Run (G), Fools Run (H), Cherry Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 26283: Teter Creek Lake Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 42014 or later
  • 62010 to 2013
  • 962000 to 2009
  • 2001990 to 1999
  • 2581980 to 1989
  • 1771970 to 1979
  • 971960 to 1969
  • 81950 to 1959
  • 381940 to 1949
  • 801939 or earlier

Zip code 26283 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Montrose, WV (26283)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Montrose, WV (26283)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 481 bedroom
  • 282 bedrooms
  • 3653 bedrooms
  • 1684 bedrooms
  • 15+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montrose, WV (26283)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montrose, WV (26283)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 381 bedroom
  • 182 bedrooms
  • 423 bedrooms
  • 284 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Montrose, WV (26283) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Montrose, WV (26283) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 15no vehicle
  • 2621 vehicle
  • 1232 vehicles
  • 2013 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Montrose, WV (26283) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Montrose, WV (26283) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 10no vehicle
  • 351 vehicle
  • 742 vehicles
  • 63 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 26283 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 26283 household income distribution in 2019
  • 36Less than $10,000
  • 19$10,000 to $14,999
  • 22$15,000 to $19,999
  • 53$20,000 to $24,999
  • 46$25,000 to $29,999
  • 27$30,000 to $34,999
  • 65$35,000 to $39,999
  • 10$40,000 to $44,999
  • 38$45,000 to $49,999
  • 117$50,000 to $59,999
  • 113$60,000 to $74,999
  • 105$75,000 to $99,999
  • 37$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7$125,000 to $149,999
  • 9$150,000 to $199,999
  • 16$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26283

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26283
  • 23$10,000 to $14,999
  • 13$15,000 to $19,999
  • 24$20,000 to $24,999
  • 18$25,000 to $29,999
  • 11$35,000 to $39,999
  • 12$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1$50,000 to $59,999
  • 26$60,000 to $69,999
  • 20$70,000 to $79,999
  • 7$80,000 to $89,999
  • 33$90,000 to $99,999
  • 74$100,000 to $124,999
  • 15$125,000 to $149,999
  • 28$150,000 to $174,999
  • 37$175,000 to $199,999
  • 33$200,000 to $249,999
  • 55$250,000 to $299,999
  • 98$300,000 to $399,999
  • 40$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 9$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 26283

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 26283
  • 1$250 to $299
  • 16$350 to $399
  • 9$450 to $499
  • 23$750 to $799
  • 66No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $715.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $168,064
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $22,770
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $193,569

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $137,776
26283:

$137,776
West Virginia:

$124,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,503 - $299,012

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $272,094
Here:

$272,094
State:

$165,782

Mobile homes: $35,833
Here:

$35,833
State:

$71,341
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 26283
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 775
  • Mobile homes: 197

Unemployment: 1.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26283

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26283
  • 83.9%636Drove a car alone
  • 10.9%83Carpooled
  • 1.2%9Bicycle
  • 0.4%3Other means
  • 2.8%21Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26283

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26283
  • 45Less than 5 minutes
  • 245 to 9 minutes
  • 9210 to 14 minutes
  • 26015 to 19 minutes
  • 16020 to 24 minutes
  • 7030 to 34 minutes
  • 1740 to 44 minutes
  • 845 to 59 minutes
  • 1160 to 89 minutes
  • 4290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 88.9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,737
  • Male householders: 422 (152 living alone), Female householders: 316 (91 living alone)
  • 336 spouses (336 opposite-sex spouses), 0 unmarried partners, (0 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 483 children (482 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 128 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 55 other relatives, 0 non-relatives

Size of family households: 237 2-persons, 139 3-persons, 94 4-persons, 21 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 242 1-person

172 married couples with children.
101 single-parent households (80 men, 21 women).

99.0% of residents of 26283 zip code speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

1.6%
Most common first ancestries reported in 26283
  • 31%German
  • 24%English
  • 15%American
  • 5%Polish
  • 4%European
  • 4%Irish
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 48Before 1990

Zip code 26283 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • JEFFRIES & CO (RT 219 N & LEADING CREEK RD in MONTROSE, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: JEFFRIES PHILLIP LEE (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 26283 marital status for males
Zip code 26283 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 8.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 29.3%Wood
  • 23.4%Utility gas
  • 22.3%Electricity
  • 21.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Coal or coke
  • 1.9%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 1,513. Population change in the 1990s: +197 (+13.0%).

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

  • This state: 1,304
  • Northeast: 144
  • Midwest: 14
  • South: 206
  • West: 13

65% of the 26283 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 76% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in West Virginia.

99% of the 26283 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 76% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Montrose, WV (26283)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

1.1%
West Virginia:

8.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

13.2%
West Virginia:

8.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
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 ($)
  • 100,244Management occupations
  • 76,981Sales and related occupations
  • 56,306Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 41,062Education, training, and library occupations
  • 31,270Construction and extraction occupations
  • 30,947Transportation occupations

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

  • Construction: Manufacturing (20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Commercial and Institutional Building Construction (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Masonry Contractors (5-9: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Surveying and Mapping (except Geophysical) Services (1-4: 2)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Landscaping Services (1-4: 1)

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 10. The highest number of reported fires - 20 took place in 2009, and the least - 3 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 26283 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (57.2%), and Outside Fires (22.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 26283
    • 9557.2%Structure Fires
    • 3722.3%Outside Fires
    • 2112.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 137.8%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 26283, West Virginia

Most common first names in zip code 26283 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James975.1 years
John873.5 years
William869.9 years
Charles669.7 years
Mary677.7 years
Robert664.9 years
George584.8 years
Carl583.4 years
Paul471.2 years
Anna467.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 26283 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Poling1278.1 years
Johnson1180.9 years
Phillips1180.2 years
Rosier874.4 years
Jones776.7 years
Carr777.3 years
Canfield674.4 years
Cross676.3 years
Murphy674.2 years
Nestor687.0 years
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