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26757 Zip Code (Romney, WV) Detailed Profile




City: Romney, WV (0.68%)
County: Hampshire County, WV
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 6,727
Zip code population in 2010: 6,464
Zip code population in 2000: 5,873

Houses and condos: 3,684
Renter-occupied apartments: 891
% of renters here:

32%
State:

27%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 26757: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 140.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 48 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 26757
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.4% ($593)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($711)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $667 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $539 (0.4%)

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Males: 3,239  (48.1%)
Females: 3,488  (51.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 26757:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 26757:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

Zip code 26757 compared to state average:

  • Races in zip code 26757 (2019)
    • 6,19395.8%White
    • 921.4%Black
    • 771.2%Two or more races
    • 671.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 200.3%American Indian
    • 150.2%Asian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $155,689
26757:

$155,689
West Virginia:

$124,600



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in 26757 zip code as of March 02, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 26757 is 494 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:

45.8 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 26757, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $38,595 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,595
State:

$48,628

Salary/wage: $33,041 (reported on 79.8% of returns)
Here:

$33,041
State:

$42,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.2% for AGIs below $25k, 76.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 74.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,203 (reported on 33.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,203
West Virginia:

$1,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,568 (reported on 15.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,568
State:

$4,262
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$5,443 (reported on 8.9% of returns)
Here:

+$5,443
State:

+$8,875
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,543 (reported on 13.6% of returns)
Here:

+$9,543
State:

+$13,636
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $8,877 (reported on 10.1% of returns)
26757:

$8,877
West Virginia:

$11,787
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,367 (23% of AGI, reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$19,367
State:

$21,148

Here:

23.3% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $25k, 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,769 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,769
State:

$4,508
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,570 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
26757:

$5,570
State:

$8,103
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,182 (reported on 23.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,182
State:

$2,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 51.2%
Here:

51%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 47.9% for AGIs below $25k, 50.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 55.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 52.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 26757, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $33,165 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,165
State:

$37,498

Salary/wage: $29,574 (reported on 83.4% of returns)
Here:

$29,574
State:

$33,645
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 121.0% for AGIs below $10k, 73.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 49.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,474 (reported on 45.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,474
West Virginia:

$1,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.0% for AGIs below $10k, 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,643 (reported on 16.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,643
State:

$2,913
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$10,498 (reported on 11.4% of returns)
Here:

+$10,498
State:

+$6,331
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,266 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

+$10,266
State:

+$11,074
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.6% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,848 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
26757:

$2,848
West Virginia:

$2,796

Self-employed pension: $12,000 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
Here:

$12,000
West Virginia:

$18,181

Total itemized deductions: $15,511 (22% of AGI, reported on 16.3% of returns)
Here:

$15,511
State:

$16,976

Here:

21.9% of AGI
State:

19.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,357 (4% of AGI, reported on 12.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,357
State:

$3,529

Here:

4.4% of AGI
State:

3.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,248 (reported on 71.4% of returns)
26757:

$4,248
State:

$5,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,700 (reported on 20.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,700
State:

$1,662

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 55.4%
Here:

55%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 52.0% for AGIs below $10k, 55.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 55.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 54.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 64.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$43,665
West Virginia:

$48,850
Romney, WV (26757) map Nearest zip codes: 26761, 26755, 26704, 26714, 26852, 26763.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

34.1%
West Virginia:

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

50.1%
West Virginia:

48.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 444
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,346


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 79 (47 now married, 32 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,264 (555 now married, 708 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26757 with a mortgage: 1,070 (57 second mortgage, 16 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 849

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,153
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $316

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

17.2%
Whole state:

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

11.1%
Whole state:

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

6.1
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.7
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 26757: Lamberts Ambulance Service 1 (A), Literary Hall (B), Hampshire County Courthouse (C), West Virginia Division of Forestry Romney Field Office (D), Romney Volunteer Fire Department (E), Romney Volunteer Rescue Squad Incorporated Company 11 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 26757 include: Hotts Chapel (A), Trinity Church (B), Bethel Church (C), Romney Church of the Nazarene (D), Romney Christian Church (E), Mount Zion Baptist Church (F), Mount Bethel Presbyterian Church (G), Church of Christ (H), Branch Mountain Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Indian Mound Cemetery (1), Mountaindale Cemetery (2), Hotts Chapel Cemetery (3), Bethel Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Titus Run (A), Three Churches Run (B), Sulphur Spring Run (C), Sugar Run (D), Stump Run (E), Stony Run (F), Sawmill Run (G), Mill Run (H), Mill Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 26757 include: Fort Mill Ridge Wildlife Management Area (1), Shanks Roadside Park (2), Nathaniel Mountain Wildlife Management Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 822014 or later
  • 662010 to 2013
  • 4972000 to 2009
  • 5131990 to 1999
  • 6251980 to 1989
  • 5341970 to 1979
  • 4241960 to 1969
  • 2671950 to 1959
  • 1371940 to 1949
  • 5031939 or earlier

Zip code 26757 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Romney, WV (26757)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Romney, WV (26757)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 321 bedroom
  • 3332 bedrooms
  • 1,1903 bedrooms
  • 3174 bedrooms
  • 735+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Romney, WV (26757)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Romney, WV (26757)
  • 21no bedroom
  • 3291 bedroom
  • 3012 bedrooms
  • 2533 bedrooms
  • 654 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Romney, WV (26757) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Romney, WV (26757) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 46no vehicle
  • 5171 vehicle
  • 7692 vehicles
  • 3653 vehicles
  • 1094 vehicles
  • 1135+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Romney, WV (26757) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Romney, WV (26757) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 222no vehicle
  • 4371 vehicle
  • 1742 vehicles
  • 303 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles

  • Zip code 26757 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 26757 household income distribution in 2019
  • 281Less than $10,000
  • 131$10,000 to $14,999
  • 141$15,000 to $19,999
  • 174$20,000 to $24,999
  • 222$25,000 to $29,999
  • 229$30,000 to $34,999
  • 82$35,000 to $39,999
  • 160$40,000 to $44,999
  • 115$45,000 to $49,999
  • 472$50,000 to $59,999
  • 187$60,000 to $74,999
  • 213$75,000 to $99,999
  • 160$100,000 to $124,999
  • 17$125,000 to $149,999
  • 78$150,000 to $199,999
  • 70$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26757

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26757
  • 36Less than $10,000
  • 18$10,000 to $14,999
  • 8$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 12$35,000 to $39,999
  • 34$40,000 to $49,999
  • 56$50,000 to $59,999
  • 38$60,000 to $69,999
  • 75$70,000 to $79,999
  • 142$80,000 to $89,999
  • 18$90,000 to $99,999
  • 200$100,000 to $124,999
  • 268$125,000 to $149,999
  • 316$150,000 to $174,999
  • 85$175,000 to $199,999
  • 93$200,000 to $249,999
  • 146$250,000 to $299,999
  • 171$300,000 to $399,999
  • 11$400,000 to $499,999
  • 10$750,000 to $999,999
  • 7$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 26757

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 26757
  • 20Less than $100
  • 79$150 to $199
  • 70$200 to $249
  • 14$250 to $299
  • 16$300 to $349
  • 48$350 to $399
  • 43$400 to $449
  • 43$450 to $499
  • 93$500 to $549
  • 24$550 to $599
  • 85$600 to $649
  • 22$650 to $699
  • 36$700 to $749
  • 15$800 to $899
  • 221No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $642.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $124,798.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $163,815
  • Black or African American householders: $294,055

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $155,689
26757:

$155,689
West Virginia:

$124,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $99,003 - $192,900
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 26757
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,554
  • One, attached: 45
  • Two: 70
  • 3 or 4: 46
  • 5 to 9: 242
  • 10 to 19: 97
  • 20 to 49: 54
  • 50 or more: 32
  • Mobile homes: 519

Unemployment: 5.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26757

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26757
  • 83.7%2,058Drove a car alone
  • 8.1%200Carpooled
  • 0.7%17Bus or trolley bus
  • 5.7%140Walked
  • 1.1%28Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26757

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26757
  • 183Less than 5 minutes
  • 6065 to 9 minutes
  • 42610 to 14 minutes
  • 20615 to 19 minutes
  • 520 to 24 minutes
  • 3925 to 29 minutes
  • 8730 to 34 minutes
  • 8935 to 39 minutes
  • 9040 to 44 minutes
  • 18945 to 59 minutes
  • 29460 to 89 minutes
  • 20090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 61.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,727
  • Male householders: 1,331 (420 living alone), Female householders: 1,474 (544 living alone)
  • 1,124 spouses (1,124 opposite-sex spouses), 148 unmarried partners, (148 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,437 children (1,312 natural, 29 adopted, 97 stepchildren), 300 grandchildren, 133 brothers or sisters, 42 parents, 0 foster children, 90 other relatives, 416 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 246 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 824 2-persons, 572 3-persons, 128 4-persons, 81 5-persons, 29 6-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 963 1-person, 132 2-persons, 35 3-persons, 21 6-persons

660 married couples with children.
326 single-parent households (17 men, 309 women).

98.6% of residents of 26757 zip code speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (23% very well, 77% well).

Foreign born population: 79 (1.2%)
(64.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.2%
Whole state:

1.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 33%Dominican Republic
  • 28%Guatemala
  • 12%Belgium
Most common first ancestries reported in 26757
  • 28%German
  • 15%American
  • 13%English
  • 11%Irish
  • 2%Swedish
  • 2%Eastern European
  • 1%Polish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 192000 to 2009
  • 81990 to 1999
  • 46Before 1990

Zip code 26757 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ASPLUNDH TREE SERVICE (ROMNEY DRUM SITE in ROMNEY, WV)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1988-0362, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • 7-ELEVEN #16924 (209 W MAIN ST in ROMNEY, WV)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , 7-ELEVEN INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , SOUTHLAND CORPORATION (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ANGUS CHEMICAL CO (1 MI N ON RT 28 in ROMNEY, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , OWNERNAME (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • EDS TRANSMISSION (RTE 50 E in ROMNEY, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , LEPLEY EDWARD (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CENTRAL HAMPSHIRE PSD (HC 63, BOX 3580 in ROMNEY, WV)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS)
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
  • CLEMS TOWING AND RECOVERY (49 SOUTH HIGH STREET in ROMNEY, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: PAUL J CLEM JR (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • COX SALVAGE YARD (POLAND ROAD in ROMNEY, WV)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SCRAP AND WASTE MATERIALS
    Alternative names: COX, DENNIS J
  • CRYSTAL VALLEY RANCH (ROUTE 28 - FOUR MILES NORTH OF ROMNEY HC65 BOX1350 in ROMNEY, WV)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: OPERATORS OF NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS
    Alternative names: EQUERRIES INC
  • DAVES EXXON (495 NORTH HIGH ST in ROMNEY, WV)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , GREENE DAVID L (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • DYNO NOBEL INC (RTE 28 in ROMNEY, WV)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , PIEDMONT EXPLOSIVES (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: PIEDMONT EXPLOSIVES INC
  • FANCY HARDWOODS INC. (APPLE FIELD ROAD in ROMNEY, WV)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SAWMILLS AND PLANING MILLS, GENERAL
    Alternative names: HUNG, MIKE
  • CLEMS AUTO & TRUCK RPR (455 CENTER AVE in ROMNEY, WV)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
  • FAIRVIEW CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (BOX 18A, GRASSY LICK ROAD in ROMNEY, WV)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)

Zip code 26757 marital status for males
Zip code 26757 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 58.4%Electricity
  • 17.3%Wood
  • 15.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 4,007. Population change in the 1990s: +1,866 (+46.6%).

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

  • This state: 2,426
  • Northeast: 504
  • Midwest: 121
  • South: 3,461
  • West: 134

66% of the 26757 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in West Virginia.

94% of the 26757 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Romney, WV (26757)

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 schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 27
Here:

8.2%
West Virginia:

8.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12
Here:

5.7%
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 ($)
  • 97,261Business and financial operations occupations
  • 79,869Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 73,940Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 53,687Management occupations
  • 49,244Health technologists and technicians
  • 41,784Law enforcement workers including supervisors

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments, 5-9 employees: 3 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (100-249: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Ambulance Services (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 3, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Vocational Rehabilitation Services (50-99: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (50-99: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (50-99: 1, 1-4: 3)

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:

  • 92 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 91 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 23 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 93 people in nursing homes
  • 87 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 38 people in institutions for the blind
  • 38 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • 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 fires per year is 65. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 116 took place in 2012, and the least - 36 in 2004. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 26757 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.5%), and Outside Fires (29.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 26757
    • 58556.5%Structure Fires
    • 30129.1%Outside Fires
    • 12011.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 302.9%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 26757, West Virginia

Most common first names in zip code 26757 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5375.8 years
John4771.9 years
James4475.7 years
William4470.6 years
Robert4071.4 years
Charles3377.6 years
George3076.6 years
Virginia2578.8 years
Edward2070.7 years
Anna1980.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 26757 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Haines3776.1 years
Smith3280.3 years
Hott3075.3 years
Saville3080.1 years
Wolford2777.1 years
Miller2776.8 years
Ganoe2076.3 years
Lewis2071.8 years
Davis2081.0 years
Corbin2079.7 years
Businesses in zip code 26757
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1H&R Block1
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
Domino's Pizza1U.S. Cellular1
FedEx1UPS1
GNC1
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