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26855 Zip Code (WV) Detailed Profile




Counties: Grant County, WV (94.28%), Pendleton County, WV (5.72%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 570
Zip code population in 2010: 826
Zip code population in 2000: 791

Houses and condos: 606
Renter-occupied apartments: 45
% of renters here:

16%
State:

27%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 26855: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 42.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 13 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 26855
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.4% ($659)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($711)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $708 (0.4%)

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Males: 253  (44.5%)
Females: 316  (55.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 26855:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 26855:

  • Never married: 14.8%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 19.7%

Zip code 26855 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 26855 (2019)
    • 82199.4%White
    • 30.4%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Black
    • 10.1%Asian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $169,953
26855:

$169,953
West Virginia:

$124,600



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in 26855 zip code as of December 07, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 26855 is 160 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

50.0 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

1.9 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 26855, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $36,948 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,948
State:

$48,628

Salary/wage: $31,844 (reported on 87.1% of returns)
Here:

$31,844
State:

$42,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.3% for AGIs below $25k, 80.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $567 (reported on 29.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$567
West Virginia:

$1,211

Ordinary dividends: $400 (reported on 6.5% of returns)
Here:

$400
State:

$4,262

Profit/loss from business: +$3,400 (reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here:

+$3,400
State:

+$13,636

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $6,833 (reported on 9.7% of returns)
26855:

$6,833
West Virginia:

$11,787

Total itemized deductions: $19,900 (25% of AGI, reported on 16.1% of returns)
Here:

$19,900
State:

$21,148

Here:

25.4% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI

Charity contributions: $3,450 (reported on 12.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,450
State:

$4,508

Taxes paid: $4,700 (reported on 16.1% of returns)
26855:

$4,700
State:

$8,103

Earned income credit: $1,917 (reported on 19.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,917
State:

$2,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.7% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 74.2%
Here:

74%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 64.3% for AGIs below $25k, 75.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 100.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 26855, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $32,278 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,278
State:

$37,498

Salary/wage: $28,895 (reported on 89.1% of returns)
Here:

$28,895
State:

$33,645
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 83.1% for AGIs below $10k, 80.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 90.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 59.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $440 (reported on 39.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$440
West Virginia:

$1,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $318 (reported on 6.9% of returns)
Here:

$318
State:

$2,913

Net capital gain/loss: +$1,333 (reported on 5.6% of returns)
Here:

+$1,333
State:

+$6,331

Profit/loss from business: +$4,209 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

+$4,209
State:

+$11,074

Total itemized deductions: $14,927 (26% of AGI, reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

$14,927
State:

$16,976

Here:

26.1% of AGI
State:

19.0% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $3,692 (6% of AGI, reported on 8.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,692
State:

$3,529

Here:

5.8% of AGI
State:

3.7% of AGI

Total tax: $3,487 (reported on 70.0% of returns)
26855:

$3,487
State:

$5,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,464 (reported on 21.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,464
State:

$1,662

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 74.1%
Here:

74%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 67.2% for AGIs below $10k, 77.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 72.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$40,029
West Virginia:

$48,850
26855 map Nearest zip codes: 26884, 26847, 26833, 26866, 26263, 26260.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

33.4%
West Virginia:

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

4.0%
West Virginia:

48.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 31
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 262


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 141 (72 now married, 69 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 26855 with a mortgage: 148 (9 second mortgage, 3 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 100

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $800
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $226

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

9.0%
Whole state:

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

5.1%
Whole state:

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

5.9
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.7
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 122010 to 2013
  • 922000 to 2009
  • 1791990 to 1999
  • 1391980 to 1989
  • 721970 to 1979
  • 661960 to 1969
  • 241950 to 1959
  • 01940 to 1949
  • 111939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 26855
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 26855
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 402 bedrooms
  • 1753 bedrooms
  • 324 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 26855
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 26855
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 262 bedrooms
  • 193 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 26855 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 26855 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 481 vehicle
  • 1332 vehicles
  • 413 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 26855 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 26855 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 7no vehicle
  • 91 vehicle
  • 172 vehicles
  • 123 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 26855 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 26855 household income distribution in 2019
  • 14Less than $10,000
  • 16$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 42$25,000 to $29,999
  • 46$30,000 to $34,999
  • 38$35,000 to $39,999
  • 11$40,000 to $44,999
  • 12$50,000 to $59,999
  • 47$60,000 to $74,999
  • 11$75,000 to $99,999
  • 22$100,000 to $124,999
  • 17$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26855

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 26855
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 5$50,000 to $59,999
  • 11$60,000 to $69,999
  • 14$70,000 to $79,999
  • 40$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8$125,000 to $149,999
  • 76$150,000 to $174,999
  • 19$175,000 to $199,999
  • 4$200,000 to $249,999
  • 14$250,000 to $299,999
  • 18$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 26855

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 26855
  • 11Less than $100
  • 8$250 to $299
  • 15$400 to $449
  • 6No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $661.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $208,424

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $169,953
26855:

$169,953
West Virginia:

$124,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $116,381 - $184,147

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $188,560
Here:

$188,560
State:

$165,782

Mobile homes: $81,081
Here:

$81,081
State:

$71,341
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 26855

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 495
  • One, attached: 9
  • Mobile homes: 97

Unemployment: 1.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26855

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 26855
  • 76.7%245Drove a car alone
  • 16.0%51Carpooled
  • 6.9%22Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26855

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 26855
  • 45 to 9 minutes
  • 8610 to 14 minutes
  • 1615 to 19 minutes
  • 1920 to 24 minutes
  • 6030 to 34 minutes
  • 935 to 39 minutes
  • 5245 to 59 minutes
  • 2760 to 89 minutes
  • 2190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 49.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 570
  • Male householders: 112 (56 living alone), Female householders: 182 (87 living alone)
  • 124 spouses (124 opposite-sex spouses), 7 unmarried partners, (7 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 98 children (98 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 30 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 16 non-relatives

Size of family households: 83 2-persons, 32 3-persons, 25 4-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 143 1-person, 9 2-persons

34 married couples with children.
12 single-parent households (12 women).

All residents speak English at home

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

1.6%
Most common first ancestries reported in 26855
  • 55%German
  • 23%American
  • 8%English
  • 6%Ukrainian

Zip code 26855 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ALLEN'S MOBILE VILLAGE (CABINS in CABINS, WV)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: OPERATORS OF RESIDENTIAL MOBILE HOME SITES
    Alternative names: ALLEN, DORA D, DORA D ALLEN

Zip code 26855 marital status for males
Zip code 26855 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 50.2%Electricity
  • 21.2%Wood
  • 14.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 95. Population change in the 1990s: +696 (+732.6%).

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

  • This state: 403
  • Northeast: 31
  • Midwest: 38
  • South: 78
  • West: 16

71% of the 26855 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in West Virginia.

100% of the 26855 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.

Year householders moved into unit in 26855

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):
Here:

0.0%
West Virginia:

8.2%
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 ($)
  • 127,244Management occupations
  • 38,826Production occupations
  • 35,711Material moving occupations
  • 31,060Office and administrative support occupations
  • 12,487Food preparation and serving related occupations

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

  • Construction: Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Mining: Crushed and Broken Limestone Mining and Quarrying (5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: All Other Traveler Accommodation (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Framing Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Residential Remodelers (1-4: 1)

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

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

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 26855 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James458.5 years
Charles479.5 years
Fred470.0 years
Mary483.3 years
Zernie487.0 years
Robert473.0 years
George368.6 years
Earl377.6 years
Cora379.7 years
Henry371.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 26855 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ours1472.3 years
Vanmeter774.9 years
Dolly681.3 years
Shirk667.0 years
Mallow572.2 years
Goldizen584.0 years
Sites589.6 years
Carr582.2 years
Nelson577.8 years
Heavener578.4 years
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