26757 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Romney, WV (0.68%)
County: Hampshire County, WV
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 6,851
Zip code population in 2010: 6,464
Zip code population in 2000: 5,873

Houses and condos: 3,597
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,142
% of renters here:

43%
State:

28%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 26757: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 140.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.
Population density: 49 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

0.5% ($573)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($605)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $612 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $544 (0.5%)

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Males: 3,286  (48.0%)
Females: 3,565  (52.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 26757:

For population 15 years and over in 26757:

Zip code 26757 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 26757

  • Zip code 26757 races chart
    • 6,193White population
    • 92Black population
    • 20American Indian population
    • 15Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 77Two or more races population
    • 67Hispanic or Latino population

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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $127,100
26757:

$127,100
West Virginia:

$103,200



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in 26757 zip code as of August 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 26757 to the number of sex offenders is 761 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

42.4 years
West Virginia median age:

41.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 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)

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 2013:
This zip code:

$30,580
West Virginia:

$41,253
Romney, WV (26757) map Nearest zip codes: 26761, 26755, 26704, 26714, 26852, 26763.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

35.4%
West Virginia:

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

7.0%
West Virginia:

5.8%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 366
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,269


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 36 (19 now married, 17 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,648 (479 now married, 1,169 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26757 with a mortgage: 728 (10 second mortgage, 40 home equity loan, 11 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 765

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $979
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S274

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

24.0%
Whole state:

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

15.6%
Whole state:

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

6.0
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
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

  • 62010 or later
  • 1302000 to 2009
  • 5901990 to 1999
  • 4551980 to 1989
  • 8391970 to 1979
  • 5661960 to 1969
  • 4491950 to 1959
  • 2801940 to 1949
  • 2821939 or earlier

Zip code 26757 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Romney, WV (26757)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 531 bedroom
  • 2062 bedrooms
  • 9513 bedrooms
  • 2264 bedrooms
  • 575+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Romney, WV (26757)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 3491 bedroom
  • 5252 bedrooms
  • 2363 bedrooms
  • 324 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Romney, WV (26757) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 57no vehicle
  • 3611 vehicle
  • 5702 vehicles
  • 3383 vehicles
  • 1294 vehicles
  • 385+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Romney, WV (26757) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 316no vehicle
  • 7051 vehicle
  • 1142 vehicles
  • 73 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $504.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $109,742.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $127,100
26757:

$127,100
West Virginia:

$103,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,700 - $159,400

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 13.3%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 74.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,583

Size of family households: 565 2-persons, 400 3-persons, 153 4-persons, 126 5-persons, 28 6-persons, 17 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,266 1-person, 68 2-persons, 12 3-persons

841 married couples with children.
435 single-parent households (97 men, 338 women).

98.8% of residents of 26757 zip code speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% very well, 28% not at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% well).

Foreign born population: 48 (0.7%)
(64.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.7%
Whole state:

1.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 48%Germany
  • 38%Mexico
  • 15%Philippines

Most common first ancestries reported in 26757 (%)

  • 20%German
  • 13%Other groups
  • 10%American
  • 6%Irish
  • 5%English
  • 3%Dutch
  • 3%Scottish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 251990 to 1999
  • 23Before 1990

Zip code 26757 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


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

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 8.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 50%Electricity
  • 26%Wood
  • 18%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Other fuel
  • 1%Utility gas

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

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


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, 57% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% 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): 75
Here:

13.5%
West Virginia:

6.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 37
Here:

8.5%
West Virginia:

6.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 63
Here:

18.1%
West Virginia:

11.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 53,750Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 44,063Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 41,908Management occupations
  • 38,500Education, training, and library occupations
  • 35,469Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 31,149Construction and extraction 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)

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 2010:

  • 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
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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