Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

26847 Zip Code (Petersburg, WV) Detailed Profile




City: Petersburg, WV (1.32%)
Counties: Grant County, WV (98.19%), Pendleton County, WV (1.81%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 6,494
Zip code population in 2010: 6,277
Zip code population in 2000: 5,785

Houses and condos: 3,501
Renter-occupied apartments: 621
% of renters here:

23%
State:

27%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 26847: 85.3 (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).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 26847
  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.4% ($507)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($711)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $617 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $411 (0.4%)

Business Profiles
Profiles of local businesses
Put your B&M business profile right here for free. 50,000 businesses already created their profiles!
Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for: near:  

Males: 3,182  (49.0%)
Females: 3,311  (51.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 26847:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 26847:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

Zip code 26847 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 26847 (2019)
    • 6,05296.4%White
    • 961.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 530.8%Black
    • 530.8%Two or more races
    • 120.2%Asian
    • 60.10%American Indian
    • 40.06%Some other race
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

26847, WV forum
Recent posts about zip code 26847 area on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users:
Safe friendly area close to National Forest with less snow  (48 replies)
Retirement  (58 replies)
West VA/VA Border  (22 replies)
Where people go when they leave WV.  (12 replies)
Franklin - potential for growth?  (14 replies)
What do west virginians think about Paula Swearengin?  (21 replies)
Urban population: 2,900
Rural population: 3,593

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $140,872
26847:

$140,872
West Virginia:

$124,600



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in 26847 zip code as of January 23, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 26847 is 290 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

50.0 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 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)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 73.5%
Here:

73%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 69.8% for AGIs below $25k, 77.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 93.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

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 2019:
This zip code:

$40,632
West Virginia:

$48,850
Petersburg, WV (26847) map Nearest zip codes: 26855, 26833, 26836, 26866, 26818, 22811.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

37.5%
West Virginia:

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

5.4%
West Virginia:

48.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 388
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,298


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 19 (0 now married, 18 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,207 (495 now married, 712 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26847 with a mortgage: 996 (11 second mortgage, 56 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,092

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $981
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $285

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

10.2%
Whole state:

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

6.1%
Whole state:

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

6.6
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

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

  • Click to draw/clear zip code borders
  • 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
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 552010 to 2013
  • 3932000 to 2009
  • 6731990 to 1999
  • 7261980 to 1989
  • 5381970 to 1979
  • 2921960 to 1969
  • 1591950 to 1959
  • 971940 to 1949
  • 5011939 or earlier

Zip code 26847 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Petersburg, WV (26847)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Petersburg, WV (26847)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 391 bedroom
  • 3132 bedrooms
  • 1,1453 bedrooms
  • 4394 bedrooms
  • 1425+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Petersburg, WV (26847)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Petersburg, WV (26847)
  • 11no bedroom
  • 1221 bedroom
  • 2702 bedrooms
  • 1853 bedrooms
  • 314 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Petersburg, WV (26847) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Petersburg, WV (26847) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 49no vehicle
  • 5581 vehicle
  • 7882 vehicles
  • 5083 vehicles
  • 1204 vehicles
  • 565+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Petersburg, WV (26847) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Petersburg, WV (26847) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 233no vehicle
  • 2641 vehicle
  • 1112 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 26847 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 26847 household income distribution in 2019
  • 210Less than $10,000
  • 173$10,000 to $14,999
  • 204$15,000 to $19,999
  • 128$20,000 to $24,999
  • 231$25,000 to $29,999
  • 234$30,000 to $34,999
  • 106$35,000 to $39,999
  • 116$40,000 to $44,999
  • 53$45,000 to $49,999
  • 184$50,000 to $59,999
  • 265$60,000 to $74,999
  • 319$75,000 to $99,999
  • 257$100,000 to $124,999
  • 86$125,000 to $149,999
  • 26$150,000 to $199,999
  • 31$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26847

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26847
  • 11Less than $10,000
  • 29$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 16$25,000 to $29,999
  • 29$30,000 to $34,999
  • 54$35,000 to $39,999
  • 54$40,000 to $49,999
  • 131$50,000 to $59,999
  • 153$70,000 to $79,999
  • 92$80,000 to $89,999
  • 57$90,000 to $99,999
  • 233$100,000 to $124,999
  • 166$125,000 to $149,999
  • 191$150,000 to $174,999
  • 120$175,000 to $199,999
  • 277$200,000 to $249,999
  • 92$250,000 to $299,999
  • 95$300,000 to $399,999
  • 54$400,000 to $499,999
  • 23$500,000 to $749,999
  • 21$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 26847

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 26847
  • 30$100 to $149
  • 45$150 to $199
  • 59$200 to $249
  • 26$250 to $299
  • 51$300 to $349
  • 66$350 to $399
  • 94$400 to $449
  • 40$450 to $499
  • 50$500 to $549
  • 4$550 to $599
  • 31$600 to $649
  • 19$650 to $699
  • 57No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $568.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $151,549
  • Black or African American householders: $185,456
  • Two or more races householders: $168,597
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $257,578

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $140,872
26847:

$140,872
West Virginia:

$124,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,333 - $215,959
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 26847
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,503
  • One, attached: 43
  • Two: 32
  • 3 or 4: 105
  • 5 to 9: 160
  • 10 to 19: 18
  • 20 to 49: 6
  • 50 or more: 13
  • Mobile homes: 585
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Unemployment: 6.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26847

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26847
  • 85.7%2,425Drove a car alone
  • 4.3%123Carpooled
  • 0.4%12Bus or trolley bus
  • 3.3%94Walked
  • 1.4%41Other means
  • 4.7%132Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26847

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26847
  • 258Less than 5 minutes
  • 4605 to 9 minutes
  • 47810 to 14 minutes
  • 28015 to 19 minutes
  • 60520 to 24 minutes
  • 5625 to 29 minutes
  • 13830 to 34 minutes
  • 7935 to 39 minutes
  • 7040 to 44 minutes
  • 10045 to 59 minutes
  • 8760 to 89 minutes
  • 7790 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 58.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,494
  • Male householders: 1,363 (445 living alone), Female householders: 1,335 (461 living alone)
  • 1,158 spouses (1,158 opposite-sex spouses), 205 unmarried partners, (205 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,500 children (1,366 natural, 0 adopted, 133 stepchildren), 290 grandchildren, 19 brothers or sisters, 181 parents, 0 foster children, 150 other relatives, 180 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 125 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,056 2-persons, 270 3-persons, 172 4-persons, 108 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 43 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 905 1-person, 121 2-persons, 14 3-persons

339 married couples with children.
409 single-parent households (100 men, 309 women).

97.1% of residents of 26847 zip code speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (22% very well, 26% well, 52% not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 14 (0.2%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.2%
Whole state:

1.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 100%Costa Rica
Most common first ancestries reported in 26847
  • 46%German
  • 11%American
  • 9%English
  • 6%Irish
  • 4%European
  • 1%Scottish
  • 1%Scotch-Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 41990 to 1999
  • 13Before 1990

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ALLEGHENY DIMENSION LLC (HC 33, BOX 5, JOHNSON RUN ROAD in PETERSBURG, WV)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: SAWMILLS AND PLANING MILLS, GENERAL; HARDWOOD DIMENSION AND FLOORING MILLS
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CRITES JOHN W (CONTACT/OWNER) , ALLEGHENY DIMENSION, LLC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ALLEGHENY DIMENSION MILL, ALLEGHENY WOOD PRODUCTS INC, ALLEGHENY WOOD PRODUCTS INCORPORATED PLANT 4, ALLEGHENY WOOD PRODUCTS INCORPORATED PLANT 8, ALLEGHENY WOOD PRODUCTIONS,INC. PLANT 4, CRITES, JOHN W, JOHN W CRITES
  • DORCAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (HC 33 BOX 1060 in PETERSBURG, WV)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-24201
    Organizations: GRANT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ALLEGHENY WOOD PRODUCTS, INC. (AIRPORT ROAD in PETERSBURG, WV)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SAWMILLS AND PLANING MILLS, GENERAL
    Organizations: CRITES, JOHN W (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ALLEGHENY WOOD PRODUCTS,INC. PLANT 4, ALLEGHENY WOOD PRODUCTS #4, CRITES, JOHN W, JOHN W CRITES
  • 7-ELEVEN #17092 (414 VIRGINIA AVE in PETERSBURG, 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 THE (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ADELL POLYMERS INC (115 POTOMAC AVENUE in PETERSBURG, WV)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    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) , ADELL PLASTICS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • DYES SALES & SERVICE (RT 42 5 MI N OF PETERSBURG in ARTHUR, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , HASLACKER JOHN (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • 7 ELEVEN #28321 (205 N MAIN in PETERSBURG, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: THE SOUTHLAND CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ADVANTAGE FOODS LLC (435 KEYSER AVE in PETERSBURG, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • ALTS GARAGE & TAG SERVICE (RT 55 3M W OF PETERSBURG in PETERSBURG, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: SUSAN ALT (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BARRS CITGO INC (108 S MAIN ST in PETERSBURG, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: CONWAY THORNE (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • DOUGLAS SWICKS BUILDING (RT 42 in PETERSBURG, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: DOUGLAS E SWICK (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • FAITH ASSEMBLY OF GOD (ROUTE 55 W & 28 E in PETERSBURG, WV)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • ALLEGHENY POWER - PETERSBURG SERVICE CTR (AIRPOR RD in PETERSBURG, WV)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: ELECTRIC POWER DISTRIBUTION.
    Organizations: MONONGAHELA POWER CO DBA ALLEGHENY POWER (CONTACT/OPERATOR)

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

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 54.0%Electricity
  • 18.0%Wood
  • 16.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Utility gas

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

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

  • This state: 3,552
  • Northeast: 373
  • Midwest: 259
  • South: 2,225
  • West: 52

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.

94% of the 26847 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Petersburg, WV (26847)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.6%
West Virginia:

8.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

1.0%
West Virginia:

8.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 101
Here:

42.1%
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 ($)
  • 71,380Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 53,814Business and financial operations occupations
  • 52,866Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 43,847Management occupations
  • 37,754Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 35,809Transportation occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • GRANT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (GRANT MEMORIAL DR in PETERSBURG, WV)
    300 employees, $22769331 revenue: $1,928,666 in 17 contracts from 1999 to 2005
    Contracts for General Health Care Services, Nursing Home Care Contracts by Department of Veterans Affairs
    Signed by year: 2000: $196,000; 2001: $294,000; 2002: $449,092; 2003: $297,956; 2004: $428,321; 2005: $217,297; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $250,092 with Department of Veterans Affairs for General Health Care Services. Signed on 2002-10-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.
    $217,297, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $215,264, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-03-31.
    $214,042, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2003-09-15.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (250-499 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (20-49: 2, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 3)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (20-49: 2, 5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (20-49: 2)

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:

  • 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 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

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

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 28. The highest number of fire incidents - 62 took place in 2009, and the least - 7 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 26847 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.3%), and Outside Fires (35.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 26847
    • 20144.3%Structure Fires
    • 15935.0%Outside Fires
    • 6514.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 296.4%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 26847, West Virginia

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
Discuss Petersburg, West Virginia (WV) on our hugely popular West Virginia forum.
City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Website © 2003-2022 Advameg, Inc.