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26505 Zip Code (Morgantown, WV) Detailed Profile




Cities: Morgantown, WV (55.36%), Star City, WV (4.07%)
County: Monongalia County, WV
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 39,662
Zip code population in 2010: 38,772
Zip code population in 2000: 32,418

Houses and condos: 18,685
Renter-occupied apartments: 10,141
% of renters here:

66%
State:

27%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 26505: 90.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 13.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 3,022 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 26505
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.5% ($1,190)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($711)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,262 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,087 (0.5%)

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Males: 20,700  (52.2%)
Females: 18,962  (47.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 26505:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 29.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 26505:

  • Never married: 64.0%
  • Now married: 24.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

Zip code 26505 compared to state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Races in zip code 26505 (2019)
    • 33,34686.0%White
    • 2,1015.4%Asian
    • 1,5954.1%Black
    • 8962.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7171.8%Two or more races
    • 500.1%American Indian
    • 470.1%Some other race
    • 200.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 38,750
Rural population: 911

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $237,846
26505:

$237,846
West Virginia:

$124,600



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 50 registered sex offenders living in 26505 zip code as of October 07, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 26505 is 784 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

25.6 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 26505, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $55,627 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$55,627
State:

$48,628

Salary/wage: $45,819 (reported on 87.0% of returns)
Here:

$45,819
State:

$42,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 86.4% for AGIs below $25k, 84.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 53.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,956 (reported on 31.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,956
West Virginia:

$1,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $5,575 (reported on 20.9% of returns)
Here:

$5,575
State:

$4,262
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$13,367 (reported on 15.7% of returns)
Here:

+$13,367
State:

+$8,875
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$20,169 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

+$20,169
State:

+$13,636
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,994 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
26505:

$13,994
West Virginia:

$11,787
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $24,633 (reported on 0.8% of returns)
26505:

$24,633
West Virginia:

$24,483

Total itemized deductions: $22,987 (16% of AGI, reported on 21.0% of returns)
Here:

$22,987
State:

$21,148

Here:

15.8% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $25k, 4.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 12.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $5,270 (reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

$5,270
State:

$4,508
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $10,345 (reported on 21.0% of returns)
26505:

$10,345
State:

$8,103
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,533 (reported on 13.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,533
State:

$2,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 38.6%
Here:

39%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 30.8% for AGIs below $25k, 36.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 41.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 50.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 52.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 73.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 26505, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $44,641 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$44,641
State:

$37,498

Salary/wage: $37,034 (reported on 84.6% of returns)
Here:

$37,034
State:

$33,645
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 111.0% for AGIs below $10k, 79.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,072 (reported on 44.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,072
West Virginia:

$1,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $4,172 (reported on 28.0% of returns)
Here:

$4,172
State:

$2,913
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$12,085 (reported on 20.8% of returns)
Here:

+$12,085
State:

+$6,331
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,797 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

+$13,797
State:

+$11,074
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.6% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,169 (reported on 2.3% of returns)
26505:

$3,169
West Virginia:

$2,796
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $15,146 (reported on 0.9% of returns)
Here:

$15,146
West Virginia:

$18,181

Total itemized deductions: $17,855 (17% of AGI, reported on 25.4% of returns)
Here:

$17,855
State:

$16,976

Here:

17.4% of AGI
State:

19.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.6% for AGIs below $10k, 5.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,457 (4% of AGI, reported on 19.8% of returns)
Here:

$4,457
State:

$3,529

Here:

3.7% of AGI
State:

3.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $7,878 (reported on 73.7% of returns)
26505:

$7,878
State:

$5,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 18.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,184 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,184
State:

$1,662

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 40.6%
Here:

41%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 29.7% for AGIs below $10k, 40.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 42.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 44.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 48.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$41,064
West Virginia:

$48,850
Morgantown, WV (26505) map Nearest zip codes: 26534, 26543, 26508, 26501, 15327, 15474.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

27.3%
West Virginia:

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

8.5%
West Virginia:

48.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,203
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 14,285


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 411 (175 now married, 232 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 12,361 (2,241 now married, 10,220 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26505 with a mortgage: 2,702 (46 second mortgage, 253 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,596

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,283
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $386

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

31.3%
Whole state:

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

9.2%
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:

3.8
State:

4.7
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1,2602014 or later
  • 1,0082010 to 2013
  • 3,0882000 to 2009
  • 3,1451990 to 1999
  • 1,7581980 to 1989
  • 2,5451970 to 1979
  • 1,7391960 to 1969
  • 1,4401950 to 1959
  • 7991940 to 1949
  • 2,0591939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Morgantown, WV (26505)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Morgantown, WV (26505)
  • 28no bedroom
  • 2091 bedroom
  • 9962 bedrooms
  • 2,4773 bedrooms
  • 1,3194 bedrooms
  • 2425+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morgantown, WV (26505)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morgantown, WV (26505)
  • 1,679no bedroom
  • 2,1701 bedroom
  • 4,5202 bedrooms
  • 1,4343 bedrooms
  • 3514 bedrooms
  • 375+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Morgantown, WV (26505) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Morgantown, WV (26505) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 193no vehicle
  • 1,8731 vehicle
  • 2,2702 vehicles
  • 6183 vehicles
  • 2154 vehicles
  • 845+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Morgantown, WV (26505) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Morgantown, WV (26505) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,683no vehicle
  • 5,2611 vehicle
  • 2,5832 vehicles
  • 4823 vehicles
  • 784 vehicles
  • 325+ vehicles

  • Zip code 26505 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 26505 household income distribution in 2019
  • 2,664Less than $10,000
  • 1,005$10,000 to $14,999
  • 949$15,000 to $19,999
  • 877$20,000 to $24,999
  • 748$25,000 to $29,999
  • 602$30,000 to $34,999
  • 513$35,000 to $39,999
  • 654$40,000 to $44,999
  • 643$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,200$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,023$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,256$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,055$100,000 to $124,999
  • 602$125,000 to $149,999
  • 466$150,000 to $199,999
  • 902$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26505

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26505
  • 273Less than $10,000
  • 51$10,000 to $14,999
  • 30$15,000 to $19,999
  • 37$20,000 to $24,999
  • 11$25,000 to $29,999
  • 38$30,000 to $34,999
  • 52$35,000 to $39,999
  • 13$40,000 to $49,999
  • 75$60,000 to $69,999
  • 32$70,000 to $79,999
  • 73$80,000 to $89,999
  • 50$90,000 to $99,999
  • 171$100,000 to $124,999
  • 292$125,000 to $149,999
  • 582$150,000 to $174,999
  • 278$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,204$200,000 to $249,999
  • 550$250,000 to $299,999
  • 759$300,000 to $399,999
  • 308$400,000 to $499,999
  • 265$500,000 to $749,999
  • 85$750,000 to $999,999
  • 9$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 21$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 26505

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 26505
  • 8Less than $100
  • 19$100 to $149
  • 71$150 to $199
  • 159$200 to $249
  • 128$250 to $299
  • 174$300 to $349
  • 124$350 to $399
  • 326$400 to $449
  • 231$450 to $499
  • 311$500 to $549
  • 374$550 to $599
  • 733$600 to $649
  • 869$650 to $699
  • 879$700 to $749
  • 935$750 to $799
  • 857$800 to $899
  • 589$900 to $999
  • 1,453$1,000 to $1,249
  • 569$1,250 to $1,499
  • 556$1,500 to $1,999
  • 21$2,000 to $2,499
  • 19$2,500 to $2,999
  • 71$3,000 to $3,499
  • 358No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $879.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $104,196.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $268,966
  • Black or African American householders: $229,695
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $277,857
  • Asian householders: $300,086
  • Some other race householders: $463,096
  • Two or more races householders: $156,341
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $427,036

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $237,846
26505:

$237,846
West Virginia:

$124,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $164,481 - $318,121

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $294,582
Here:

$294,582
State:

$165,782

Townhouses or other attached units: $250,355
Here:

$250,355
State:

$183,709

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $204,042
Here:

$204,042
State:

$148,240

Mobile homes: $31,101
Here:

$31,101
State:

$71,341
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 26505
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,960
  • One, attached: 1,097
  • Two: 929
  • 3 or 4: 1,473
  • 5 to 9: 2,172
  • 10 to 19: 2,956
  • 20 to 49: 1,641
  • 50 or more: 1,478
  • Mobile homes: 1,047

Unemployment: 6.9%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26505

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26505
  • 68.4%12,874Drove a car alone
  • 7.6%1,430Carpooled
  • 4.5%841Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.4%79Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.2%42Railroad
  • 0.4%72Taxi
  • 0.0%6Motorcycle
  • 0.2%47Bicycle
  • 12.2%2,301Walked
  • 0.2%32Other means
  • 5.7%1,071Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26505

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26505
  • 727Less than 5 minutes
  • 3,2895 to 9 minutes
  • 5,35110 to 14 minutes
  • 3,83515 to 19 minutes
  • 1,62720 to 24 minutes
  • 46025 to 29 minutes
  • 88730 to 34 minutes
  • 20635 to 39 minutes
  • 15040 to 44 minutes
  • 50245 to 59 minutes
  • 55460 to 89 minutes
  • 14790 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 90.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 39,662
  • Male householders: 8,492 (3,473 living alone), Female householders: 6,949 (3,088 living alone)
  • 3,850 spouses (3,811 opposite-sex spouses), 1,313 unmarried partners, (1,210 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,280 children (4,947 natural, 224 adopted, 111 stepchildren), 317 grandchildren, 546 brothers or sisters, 489 parents, 31 foster children, 273 other relatives, 7,304 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 4,832 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,143 2-persons, 1,286 3-persons, 772 4-persons, 378 5-persons, 24 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 6,555 1-person, 2,717 2-persons, 461 3-persons, 274 4-persons, 1 5-persons

2,166 married couples with children.
1,328 single-parent households (485 men, 843 women).

86.9% of residents of 26505 zip code speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% very well, 17% well, 5% not well).
4.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% very well, 12% well, 6% not well, 3% not at all).
3.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% very well, 19% well, 10% not well).
2.8% of residents speak other language at home (92% very well, 8% well).

Foreign born population: 4,035 (10.2%)
(23.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

10.2%
Whole state:

1.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 18%Bangladesh
  • 10%India
  • 8%Jordan
  • 7%Liberia
  • 6%Kazakhstan
  • 3%Afghanistan
  • 3%Malaysia
Most common first ancestries reported in 26505
  • 10%German
  • 9%Italian
  • 8%American
  • 8%Irish
  • 8%English
  • 3%European
  • 3%Iranian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3,1422010 or later
  • 8812000 to 2009
  • 4271990 to 1999
  • 402Before 1990

Zip code 26505 topographic map

There are 609 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 26505.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AMERICAN CELLULAR CORPORATION (254 SCOTT AVENUE in MORGANTOWN, WV)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-HQ-2002-6002, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-HQ-2002-6002, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: RADIOTELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS; TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS, EXCEPT RADIOTELEPHONE
  • BEAUMONT GLASS FACTORY DRUM SITE (4TH & WHARF ST in MORGANTOWN, WV)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-2001-0425, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1999-0269, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Business SIC classification: GLASS AND GLAZING WORK
  • BL & S COAL CO (0.5 MI SW OF BOOTH, WV, OFF COUNTY RTE 45 in BOOTH, WV)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-2000-0047, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-03-2000-0046,
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-2000-0047, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-03-2000-0046,
    Business SIC classification: BITUMINOUS COAL AND LIGNITE SURFACE MINING; COAL MINING SERVICES
  • AFRC MORGANTOWN (1705 MILEGROUND ROAD in MORGANTOWN, WV) . Federal Facility. U.S. ARMY
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: CARWASHES
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA THE (CONTACT/OWNER) , WV ARMY NATIONAL GUARD (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: MORGANTOWN ARMORY, US AR CENTER #1, WV ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
  • BILL'S CLEANERS (755 CHESTNUT RIDGE ROAD in MORGANTOWN, WV)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: DRYCLEANING PLANTS, EXCEPT RUG CLEANING
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BELLMAN, WILLIAM (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BILLS LAUNDRIES & CLEANERS
  • ARROW CONCRETE (1/2 MI OFF RT1195 IN HORNBECK in MORGANTOWN, WV)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1993-0503, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
  • EASTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (2901 POINT MARION ROAD in MORGANTOWN, WV)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-56210
    Organizations: MONONGALIA SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CHEAT LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL (160 CROSBY ROAD in MORGANTOWN, WV)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-56301
    Organizations: MONONGALIA SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BEAUMONT GLASS COMPANY (4TH AND BEECHURSP in MORGANTOWN, WV)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1992-0074, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • AMERICAN DRY CLEANERS (372 PATTESON DR in MORGANTOWN, WV)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: DRYCLEANING PLANTS, EXCEPT RUG CLEANING
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , SCUDIERE, ALBERT JR (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ARNETTSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (4120 FAIRMONT ROAD in MORGANTOWN, WV)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-56201
    Organizations: MONONGALIA SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • DORSEY CENTER (1433 DORSEY AVE in MORGANTOWN, WV)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-56007
    Organizations: MONONGALIA SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CHEAT LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (154 CROSBY ROAD in MORGANTOWN, WV)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-56232
    Organizations: MONONGALIA SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)

Zip code 26505 marital status for males
Zip code 26505 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 51.2%Electricity
  • 46.1%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 70,185.

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

  • This state: 18,246
  • Northeast: 6,757
  • Midwest: 2,604
  • South: 6,759
  • West: 866

34% of the 26505 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in West Virginia.

77% of the 26505 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Morgantown, WV (26505)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 52
Here:

3.0%
West Virginia:

8.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 59
Here:

8.4%
West Virginia:

8.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 296
Here:

2.4%
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 ($)
  • 84,084Legal occupations
  • 64,896Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 56,652Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 54,868Management occupations
  • 52,665Business and financial operations occupations
  • 52,178Life, physical, and social science occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (MORGANTOWN, WV):

  • CITY OF MORGANTOWN (100 HART FIELD ROAD) : $1,082,715 in 3 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    $569,251 with Defense Logistics Agency for Liquid Propellants and Fuels, Petroleum Base. Signed on 2005-03-22. Completion date: 2009-03-31.
    $453,962, same as above. Signed on 2002-05-02. Completion date: 2005-03-31.
    $59,502 with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2003-10-21. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
  • AUGUSTA SYSTEMS, INC (3592 COLLINS FERRY RD; small business) : $846,886 in 4 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $560,237 with Navy for Defense Electronics and Communication Equipment -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2005-09-12. Completion date: 2007-08-17.
    $187,500, same as above. Signed on 2005-08-17. Completion date: 2007-08-17.
    $69,646 with Navy for Other Defense -- Operational Systems Development (R&D). Signed on 2004-06-21. Completion date: 2005-04-30.
    $29,503, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-26. Completion date: 2005-07-31.
  • PINNACLE, INC (374 FOREST AVENUE; small business) : $227,170 in 8 contracts from 2000 to 2003
    Contracts for Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.), Technical Assistance, ADP Software, ADP Support Equipment, and more by Department of Defense, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $27,000; 2001: $74,480; 2002: $89,190; 2003: $36,500; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $52,690 with Department of Defense for Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.). Signed on 2002-07-26. Completion date: 2003-07-25.
    $47,480 with Department of Defense for Technical Assistance. Signed on 2001-07-26. Completion date: 2002-07-25.
    $27,000 with Department of Defense for Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.). Signed on 2003-04-03. Completion date: 2004-02-19.
    $27,000, same as above. Signed on 2002-02-20. Completion date: 2003-02-18.
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY RESEA (3040 UNIVERSITY AVE)
    $89,950 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Other Special Studies and Analyses. Signed on 2000-02-03. Completion date: 2000-09-30.
  • MULPHYS (1048 RIDGEWAY AVE; small business)
    $84,760 with Army for Physical Sciences -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2004-04-28. Completion date: 2004-12-30.
  • REO SPINELINE LLC (7000 HAMPTON CENTER; small business) : $62,900 in 3 contracts from 2003 to 2004
    $30,000 with Army for Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies. Signed on 2003-04-23. Completion date: 2003-04-24.
    $25,900, same as above. Signed on 2003-04-10. Completion date: 2003-04-22.
    $7,000 with Navy for Medical and Surgical Instruments, Equipment, and Supplies. Signed on 2004-02-12. Completion date: 2004-02-12.
  • CIRCLE MAINTENANCE, INC (1101 DENVER AV; small business) : $44,152 in 8 contracts from 2001 to 2003
    Contracts for Custodial Janitorial Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $33,400; 2002: $0; 2003: $10,752; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $40,000 with Army for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2002-10-29. Completion date: 2003-10-31.
    $33,400, same as above. Signed on 2001-01-02. Completion date: 2003-12-31.
    $26,447, same as above. Signed on 2003-04-14. Completion date: 2003-12-31.
    $10,229, same as above. Signed on 2003-02-05. Completion date: 2003-12-31.
  • BRUCETON FARM SERVICE INC (1768 MILEGROUND) : $23,228 in 3 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    $8,908 with Army for Fuel Oils. Signed on 2006-05-11. Completion date: 2006-05-15.
    $7,986 with Bureau of Prisoners/Federal Prison System for Fuel Oils. Signed on 2005-09-06. Completion date: 2005-09-06.
    $6,334 with Army for Gases: Compressed and Liquefied. Signed on 2006-05-01. Completion date: 2006-05-03.
  • CRYSTAL BETH MAYLE (284 RANDOLPH RD; small business)
    $11,780 with Forest Service for Scientific Data Studies. Signed on 2003-02-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
  • WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATIO (GREER BLDG 1251 EARL L COR)
    $6,800 with Navy for Advertising Services. Signed on 2004-12-10. Completion date: 2005-03-18.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249 employees: 4 establishments, 50-99 employees: 9 establishments, 20-49 employees: 11 establishments, 10-19 employees: 10 establishments, 5-9 employees: 6 establishments, 1-4 employees: 8 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (over 1000: 1, 250-499: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 20, 10-19: 6, 5-9: 9, 1-4: 12)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (100-249: 1, 50-99: 3, 20-49: 5, 10-19: 12, 5-9: 14, 1-4: 12)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 2, 50-99: 2, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 2)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (50-99: 2, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 7, 5-9: 9, 1-4: 2)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers (250-499: 1, 20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Home Health Care Services (100-249: 1, 50-99: 2, 20-49: 2, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 2)

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:

  • 5,425 people in college/university student housing
  • 287 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 74 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 48 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 32 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 19 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 4,051 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 354 people in nursing homes
  • 64 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 57 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 17 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 2 people in religious group quarters
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED97$160,950330$175,593630$168,04661$96,44121$1,808,089203$167,46921$38,370
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$148,60825$165,63945$170,7817$134,9030$014$117,1711$34,520
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$149,48833$117,665137$154,40726$61,0321$420,00027$125,85022$38,865
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$153,95336$166,193144$169,04916$154,6392$3,087,48024$118,8364$42,475
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$159,36214$209,38336$194,1630$02$3,087,4805$178,2243$44,033
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$184,34511$208,7022$183,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$204,5335$143,7602$146,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$209,3442$209,3300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$250,5472$362,8000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$204,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 26505
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 26505 - Value

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 235. The highest number of reported fires - 345 took place in 2012, and the least - 46 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 26505 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (49.3%), and Structure Fires (36.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 26505
    • 1,97049.3%Outside Fires
    • 1,44936.3%Structure Fires
    • 40110.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1744.4%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 26505, West Virginia

Most common first names in zip code 26505 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary45279.3 years
John40175.5 years
William32173.9 years
James29871.9 years
Charles28273.9 years
Robert22369.5 years
George20476.2 years
Helen15376.9 years
Joseph14575.9 years
Margaret14078.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 26505 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11775.1 years
Johnson10572.6 years
Miller9877.6 years
Davis9278.5 years
Moore7975.2 years
Martin7975.5 years
Williams7779.1 years
Jones7278.2 years
Brown6579.6 years
Phillips6472.6 years
Businesses in zip code 26505
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1Marriott2
Advance Auto Parts2MasterBrand Cabinets4
Applebee's1McDonald's3
Arby's2Microtel1
Best Western1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike5
Burger King3Nissan1
CVS2Office Depot1
Carson Pirie Scott1Old Navy1
Chick-Fil-A1Outback1
Chico's1Outback Steakhouse1
Clarion1Pac Sun1
Cold Stone Creamery1Panera Bread1
Coldwater Creek1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Econo Lodge2RadioShack1
FedEx13Rite Aid1
Finish Line1SAS Shoes1
Ford1SONIC Drive-In1
Forever 211Sears1
GNC1Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill2Starbucks1
Hardee's2Subaru1
Hilton1Subway6
JoS. A. Bank1Taco Bell2
Jones New York1U-Haul1
KFC1U.S. Cellular2
Kroger3UPS18
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza2Wendy's2
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