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26690 Zip Code (WV) Detailed Profile




Counties: Fayette County, WV (54.76%), Nicholas County, WV (45.24%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 566
Zip code population in 2010: 584
Zip code population in 2000: 236

Houses and condos: 305
Renter-occupied apartments: 9
% of renters here:

4%
State:

27%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 26690: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 28.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 20 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 26690
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.4% ($207)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($711)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $335 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $208 (0.4%)

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Males: 235  (41.6%)
Females: 330  (58.4%)

For population 25 years and over in 26690:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 26690:

  • Never married: 11.2%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

Zip code 26690 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 above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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 26690 (2019)
    • 58199.5%White
    • 20.3%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $52,855
26690:

$52,855
West Virginia:

$124,600



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in 26690 zip code as of December 09, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 26690 is 627 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:

57.0 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 26690, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $41,094 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,094
State:

$48,628

Salary/wage: $38,231 (reported on 94.1% of returns)
Here:

$38,231
State:

$42,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.6% for AGIs below $25k, 80.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 92.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 92.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $250 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$250
West Virginia:

$1,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k)

Earned income credit: $2,700 (reported on 23.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,700
State:

$2,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.1% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 35.3%
Here:

35%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 28.6% for AGIs below $25k, 50.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.7% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 26690, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $23,700 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$23,700
State:

$37,498

Salary/wage: $23,339 (reported on 88.6% of returns)
Here:

$23,339
State:

$33,645

Total tax: $1,950 (reported on 57.1% of returns)
26690:

$1,950
State:

$5,372

Earned income credit: $1,810 (reported on 30.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,810
State:

$1,662

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 47.1%
Here:

47%
State:

55%

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$27,573
West Virginia:

$48,850
26690 map Nearest zip codes: 25812, 25938, 25862, 25115, 25854, 25085.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

32.5%
West Virginia:

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

5.0%
West Virginia:

48.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 62
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 187


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 80 (47 now married, 32 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26690 with a mortgage: 86
Houses without a mortgage: 160

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $605
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $220

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

21.0%
Whole state:

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

21.0%
Whole state:

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

5.7
State:

6.3
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  • Notable locations in zip code 26690: Rich Creek Junction (A), Gauley River Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 26690 include: Antioch Church (A), Little Elk Church (B), Swiss Missionary Baptist Church (C), Sims Memorial United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Simms Cemetery (1), Rich Creek Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sugar Creek (A), Schoolhouse Branch (B), Rockcamp Branch (C), Rich Creek (D), Little Elk Creek (E), Lilly Branch (F), Lick Branch (G), Laurel Creek (H), Currycamp Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 221990 to 1999
  • 601980 to 1989
  • 491970 to 1979
  • 141960 to 1969
  • 231950 to 1959
  • 231940 to 1949
  • 1091939 or earlier

Zip code 26690 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 26690
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 26690
  • 0no bedroom
  • 161 bedroom
  • 1122 bedrooms
  • 943 bedrooms
  • 214 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 26690
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 26690
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 92 bedrooms
  • 03 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 26690 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 26690 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 1191 vehicle
  • 792 vehicles
  • 373 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 26690 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 26690 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 91 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 26690 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 26690 household income distribution in 2019
  • 59$10,000 to $14,999
  • 14$15,000 to $19,999
  • 34$20,000 to $24,999
  • 19$25,000 to $29,999
  • 14$30,000 to $34,999
  • 7$35,000 to $39,999
  • 4$45,000 to $49,999
  • 25$50,000 to $59,999
  • 14$60,000 to $74,999
  • 31$75,000 to $99,999
  • 17$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26690

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26690
  • 33Less than $10,000
  • 11$10,000 to $14,999
  • 15$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$30,000 to $34,999
  • 10$35,000 to $39,999
  • 32$40,000 to $49,999
  • 6$50,000 to $59,999
  • 30$60,000 to $69,999
  • 23$70,000 to $79,999
  • 14$100,000 to $124,999
  • 24$150,000 to $174,999

Median gross rent in 2019: $544.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $85,803
  • Two or more races householders: $128,704

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $52,855
26690:

$52,855
West Virginia:

$124,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $32,958 - $78,249

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $65,088
Here:

$65,088
State:

$165,782

Mobile homes: $10,319
Here:

$10,319
State:

$71,341
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 26690
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 235
  • Mobile homes: 67

Unemployment: 9.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26690

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26690
  • 89.1%140Drove a car alone
  • 10.2%16Carpooled
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26690

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26690
  • 245 to 9 minutes
  • 1015 to 19 minutes
  • 425 to 29 minutes
  • 7030 to 34 minutes
  • 1940 to 44 minutes
  • 2145 to 59 minutes
  • 660 to 89 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 59.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 566
  • Male householders: 118 (0 living alone), Female householders: 135 (73 living alone)
  • 142 spouses (142 opposite-sex spouses), 17 unmarried partners, (17 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 96 children (96 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 9 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 19 parents, 0 foster children, 9 other relatives, 21 non-relatives

Size of family households: 134 2-persons, 24 4-persons, 8 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 73 1-person, 13 3-persons

21 married couples with children.
15 single-parent households (15 women).

100.4% of residents of 26690 zip code speak English at home.

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

1.6%
Most common first ancestries reported in 26690
  • 39%American
  • 19%German
  • 18%English
  • 5%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%French

Zip code 26690 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • B & W REPAIR (S SWISS RD in SWISS, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OWNER (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 26690 marital status for males
Zip code 26690 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 87.2%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Electricity
  • 6.1%Wood

Population in 1990: 684.

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

  • This state: 494
  • Northeast: 16
  • South: 53

67% of the 26690 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in West Virginia.

97% of the 26690 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 114% moved from different county within same state.

Year householders moved into unit in 26690

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
West Virginia:

8.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 30
Here:

79.9%
West Virginia:

13.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019

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

  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Landscaping Services (5-9 employees: 1 establishment)

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
Most common first names in zip code 26690 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William775.8 years
James561.4 years
Earl371.6 years
Charles373.6 years
Robert363.0 years
Clara281.5 years
Fred271.0 years
Edward261.5 years
Lewis272.5 years
Mary272.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 26690 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Auxier483.0 years
Blankenship479.2 years
Kiser469.5 years
Workman471.5 years
Foster376.7 years
Deal367.0 years
Grose380.3 years
Keenan377.3 years
Kincaid373.0 years
Acord266.5 years
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