26847 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Petersburg, WV (1.32%)
Counties: Grant County, WV (98.19%), Pendleton County, WV (1.81%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 6,476
Zip code population in 2010: 6,277
Zip code population in 2000: 5,785

Houses and condos: 3,307
Renter-occupied apartments: 722
% of renters here:

28%
State:

28%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 26847: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 122.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 53 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

0.4% ($440)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($605)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $494 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $402 (0.4%)

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Males: 3,158  (48.8%)
Females: 3,318  (51.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 26847:

For population 15 years and over in 26847:

Zip code 26847 compared to state average:

  • Median age above state average.
  • Races in zip code 26847

  • Zip code 26847 races chart
    • 6,052White population
    • 53Black population
    • 6American Indian population
    • 12Asian population
    • 1Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 4Some other race population
    • 53Two or more races population
    • 96Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 2,892
Rural population: 3,583

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $111,100
26847:

$111,100
West Virginia:

$103,200



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in 26847 zip code as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 26847 to the number of sex offenders is 362 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

46.1 years
West Virginia median age:

41.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 26847, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $39,981 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,981
State:

$48,628

Salary/wage: $33,689 (reported on 82.4% of returns)
Here:

$33,689
State:

$42,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.8% for AGIs below $25k, 78.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,285 (reported on 31.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,285
West Virginia:

$1,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,644 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,644
State:

$4,262
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,952 (reported on 10.4% of returns)
Here:

+$3,952
State:

+$8,875
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$15,682 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

+$15,682
State:

+$13,636
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,566 (reported on 10.4% of returns)
26847:

$9,566
West Virginia:

$11,787
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $20,457 (23% of AGI, reported on 16.8% of returns)
Here:

$20,457
State:

$21,148

Here:

22.6% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $25k, 4.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 15.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,322 (reported on 12.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,322
State:

$4,508
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,949 (reported on 16.8% of returns)
26847:

$5,949
State:

$8,103
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,080 (reported on 22.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,080
State:

$2,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 26847, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,146 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,146
State:

$37,498

Salary/wage: $29,253 (reported on 85.8% of returns)
Here:

$29,253
State:

$33,645
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 176.6% for AGIs below $10k, 78.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 43.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,671 (reported on 39.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,671
West Virginia:

$1,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,026 (reported on 17.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,026
State:

$2,913
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$9,851 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
Here:

+$9,851
State:

+$6,331
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$12,801 (reported on 15.6% of returns)
Here:

+$12,801
State:

+$11,074
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.8% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,755 (reported on 3.6% of returns)
26847:

$2,755
West Virginia:

$2,796
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,056 (22% of AGI, reported on 14.5% of returns)
Here:

$19,056
State:

$16,976

Here:

22.0% of AGI
State:

19.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,015 (5% of AGI, reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,015
State:

$3,529

Here:

4.8% of AGI
State:

3.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,513 (reported on 71.7% of returns)
26847:

$4,513
State:

$5,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,669 (reported on 21.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,669
State:

$1,662

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 71.2%
Here:

71%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 67.0% for AGIs below $10k, 75.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 71.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$38,665
West Virginia:

$41,253
Petersburg, WV (26847) map Nearest zip codes: 26855, 26833, 26836, 26866, 26818, 22811.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.3%
West Virginia:

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

4.7%
West Virginia:

5.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 379
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,219


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 86 (65 now married, 21 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,289 (612 now married, 677 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26847 with a mortgage: 887 (16 second mortgage, 153 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 989

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,001
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S276

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

13.0%
Whole state:

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

6.6%
Whole state:

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

6.4
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.7
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  • Notable locations in zip code 26847: Welton (A), Old Arthur (B), Elkhorn Lookout Tower (C), Spring Run Fish Hatchery (D), Petersburg Fish Hatchery (E), Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 26847 include: Sites Chapel (A), Boot Hill Church (B), Brake Church (C), Saint Matthews (D), Rough Run Church (E), Saint Johns Church (F), North Mill Creek Church (G), Marvin Chapel (H), Mount Carmel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: South Branch Memorial Gardens (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: North Fork South Branch Potomac River (A), Spring Run (B), Mill Creek (C), Elkhorn Run (D), Kessner Run (E), Hoglan Run (F), Deep Hollow Run (G), Brushy Run (H), Waterfall Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 2922000 to 2009
  • 3421990 to 1999
  • 6831980 to 1989
  • 7051970 to 1979
  • 2631960 to 1969
  • 2051950 to 1959
  • 2581940 to 1949
  • 5591939 or earlier

Zip code 26847 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Petersburg, WV (26847)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 191 bedroom
  • 3702 bedrooms
  • 1,0613 bedrooms
  • 3194 bedrooms
  • 1075+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Petersburg, WV (26847)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1461 bedroom
  • 3672 bedrooms
  • 1343 bedrooms
  • 524 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Petersburg, WV (26847) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 52no vehicle
  • 5071 vehicle
  • 6602 vehicles
  • 5243 vehicles
  • 824 vehicles
  • 515+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Petersburg, WV (26847) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 158no vehicle
  • 3361 vehicle
  • 1572 vehicles
  • 713 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $555.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $111,100
26847:

$111,100
West Virginia:

$103,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,400 - $161,800

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 8.3%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 68.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,350

Size of family households: 949 2-persons, 368 3-persons, 189 4-persons, 80 5-persons, 34 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 829 1-person, 125 2-persons, 17 3-persons

874 married couples with children.
381 single-parent households (165 men, 216 women).

98.2% of residents of 26847 zip code speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% well, 41% not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (96% very well, 4% well).

Foreign born population: 17 (0.3%)
(47.1% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.3%
Whole state:

1.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 53%Peru
  • 47%Germany

Most common first ancestries reported in 26847 (%)

  • 27%German
  • 12%American
  • 8%Other groups
  • 5%English
  • 4%Irish
  • 4%Italian
  • 1%Swiss

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 172000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 29Before 1990

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 26847:

All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 26847

Zip code 26847 marital status for males
Zip code 26847 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 44%Electricity
  • 30%Wood
  • 13%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2%Utility gas
  • 1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 4,991. Population change in the 1990s: +794 (+15.9%).

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


67% of the 26847 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in West Virginia.

93% of the 26847 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 81% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% 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): 17
Here:

2.7%
West Virginia:

6.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

3.7%
West Virginia:

6.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9
Here:

4.5%
West Virginia:

11.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 105,890Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 47,188Construction and extraction occupations
  • 40,991Education, training, and library occupations
  • 39,063Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 38,106Community and social service occupations
  • 36,641Management occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

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:

  • 117 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 118 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 26847 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4376.0 years
Mary3880.0 years
William3475.8 years
James3469.7 years
Charles3276.3 years
George2078.0 years
Ruth1980.7 years
Myrtle1883.9 years
Robert1870.7 years
Carl1773.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 26847 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Alt6380.3 years
Sites4781.0 years
Ours3378.9 years
Smith3277.9 years
Judy3178.0 years
Kimble2772.7 years
Redman2573.9 years
Riggleman2580.2 years
Mongold2574.0 years
Swick2371.8 years
Businesses in zip code 26847
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Pizza Hut1
AT&T2RadioShack1
Arby's1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Ford1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1

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