26705 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Aurora, WV (3.74%)
County: Preston County, WV
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 1,085
Zip code population in 2010: 1,077
Zip code population in 2000: 1,084

Houses and condos: 474
Renter-occupied apartments: 40
% of renters here:

11%
State:

28%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 26705: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 56.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 19 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.3% ($391)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($605)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $381 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $411 (0.4%)

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Males: 610  (56.2%)
Females: 475  (43.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 26705:

For population 15 years and over in 26705:

Zip code 26705 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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 26705

  • Zip code 26705 races chart
    • 1,053White population
    • 1Black population
    • 1American Indian population
    • 0Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 17Two or more races population
    • 5Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $116,700
26705:

$116,700
West Virginia:

$103,200



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in 26705 zip code as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 26705 to the number of sex offenders is 214 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.1 years
West Virginia median age:

41.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.0 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 26705, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $38,093 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,093
State:

$48,628

Salary/wage: $37,223 (reported on 77.8% of returns)
Here:

$37,223
State:

$42,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 71.3% for AGIs below $25k, 81.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $871 (reported on 31.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$871
West Virginia:

$1,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Ordinary dividends: $700 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

$700
State:

$4,262

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,125 (reported on 8.9% of returns)
Here:

+$4,125
State:

+$8,875

Profit/loss from business: +$5,060 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
Here:

+$5,060
State:

+$13,636

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $5,567 (reported on 6.7% of returns)
26705:

$5,567
West Virginia:

$11,787

Total itemized deductions: $16,320 (21% of AGI, reported on 11.1% of returns)
Here:

$16,320
State:

$21,148

Here:

21.3% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI

Taxes paid: $5,100 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
26705:

$5,100
State:

$8,103

Earned income credit: $1,822 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,822
State:

$2,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 26705, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $28,460 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$28,460
State:

$37,498

Salary/wage: $26,830 (reported on 82.6% of returns)
Here:

$26,830
State:

$33,645
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 84.3% for AGIs below $10k, 70.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,011 (reported on 40.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,011
West Virginia:

$1,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $740 (reported on 11.2% of returns)
Here:

$740
State:

$2,913

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,208 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

+$1,208
State:

+$6,331

Profit/loss from business: +$2,472 (reported on 16.1% of returns)
Here:

+$2,472
State:

+$11,074
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,750 (reported on 2.7% of returns)
26705:

$2,750
West Virginia:

$2,796

Total itemized deductions: $14,233 (26% of AGI, reported on 6.7% of returns)
Here:

$14,233
State:

$16,976

Here:

26.0% of AGI
State:

19.0% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $2,333 (4% of AGI, reported on 3.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,333
State:

$3,529

Here:

3.6% of AGI
State:

3.7% of AGI

Total tax: $2,637 (reported on 73.9% of returns)
26705:

$2,637
State:

$5,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,800 (reported on 14.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,800
State:

$1,662

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 58.0%
Here:

58%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 45.3% for AGIs below $10k, 60.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 61.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 58.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$57,917
West Virginia:

$41,253
Aurora, WV (26705) map Nearest zip codes: 26716, 26764, 26287, 26425, 26292, 26444.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

37.1%
West Virginia:

47.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

12.3%
West Virginia:

5.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 67
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 300


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 14 (14 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 226 (155 now married, 71 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26705 with a mortgage: 171 (7 second mortgage, 38 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 156

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $750
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S211

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

4.1%
Whole state:

18.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

4.1%
Whole state:

10.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.5
State:

4.7
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  • Notable locations in zip code 26705: White (A), Union Ambulance Service Incorporated (B), Aurora Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 26705 include: Wotring Chapel (A), Stemple Ridge Church (B), Amboy Church (C), Aurora United Methodist Church (D), Brookside Brethren Church (E), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Beachy Cemetery (1), Belleview Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Glade Run (A), Big Run (B), Bear Run (C), Wolf Creek (D), Thunderstruck Run (E), Tanner Run (F), Stave Run (G), Rhine Creek (H), Panther Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 172000 to 2009
  • 411990 to 1999
  • 241980 to 1989
  • 551970 to 1979
  • 761960 to 1969
  • 421950 to 1959
  • 851940 to 1949
  • 1341939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Aurora, WV (26705)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 552 bedrooms
  • 1283 bedrooms
  • 1164 bedrooms
  • 215+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Aurora, WV (26705)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 02 bedrooms
  • 203 bedrooms
  • 134 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Aurora, WV (26705) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 28no vehicle
  • 651 vehicle
  • 1082 vehicles
  • 813 vehicles
  • 454 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Aurora, WV (26705) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 01 vehicle
  • 402 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $116,700
26705:

$116,700
West Virginia:

$103,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,700 - $162,000

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $96,183
Here:

$96,183
State:

$146,543

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 5.9%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 26.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,085

Size of family households: 66 2-persons, 58 3-persons, 97 4-persons, 22 5-persons, 13 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 86 1-person, 25 2-persons

179 married couples with children.
25 single-parent households (25 women).

All residents speak English at home

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

1.4%

Most common first ancestries reported in 26705 (%)

  • 46%German
  • 11%Italian
  • 9%American
  • 9%Other groups
  • 3%English
  • 3%Scottish
  • 1%Irish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 82000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 7Before 1990

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Public primary/middle school in zip code 26705 not listed on the city page:

  • AURORA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 140; Location: RR 1, BOX 209, AURORA, WV; Grades: PK - 06)

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 26705 marital status for males
Zip code 26705 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 35%Electricity
  • 32%Wood
  • 21%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10%Coal or coke
  • 3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 1,143. Population change in the 1990s: -59 (-5.2%).

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


77% of the 26705 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in West Virginia.

87% of the 26705 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% 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):
Here:

0.0%
West Virginia:

6.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 12
Here:

13.5%
West Virginia:

6.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 20
Here:

34.5%
West Virginia:

11.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 51,328Construction and extraction occupations
  • 38,750Office and administrative support occupations
  • 34,844Sales and related occupations
  • 21,458Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 5,057Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

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


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)

Most common first names in zip code 26705 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles1270.0 years
William866.2 years
John680.7 years
Mary674.5 years
Robert665.1 years
Thomas575.2 years
Nina473.8 years
Beulah486.0 years
James469.7 years
Walter482.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 26705 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stemple2679.3 years
Wotring1475.1 years
Moats1365.2 years
Teets1180.5 years
Shaffer1169.8 years
Harsh982.2 years
Hauser980.2 years
Shillingburg882.7 years
Knotts779.9 years
Hardesty683.2 years

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