Zip Code 26537 - Kingwood, WV

26537 Profile

Zip Code Type: Non-Unique
USPS Postal Name: KINGWOOD
Primary County: PrestonDisplay Preston, WV County Borders
Elevation Range1483 - 2205 ft.
Area62 Sqm.

26537 Homes and Real Estate Prices

Average Real Estate Asking Price$143816
Average Real Estate Sale Price$89781

26537 Employment Data

Current Unemployment Level7.79%Display Heat Map of Current Unemployment Level in Zip Code 26537
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.20%Display Heat Map of Unemployment Level 1 Month Ago in Zip Code 26537
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.41%Display Heat Map of Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago in Zip Code 26537

26537 Public Schools Info

Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch Program
48.33
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
66.67Display Heat Map of Title 1 Status Public Schools

Ethnicity of Public School Students in 26537

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Asian0.23%
African American1.06%
Hispanic0.32%
Native American0.05%
White98.35%

Public Schools in 26537

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PRESTON HIGH SCHOOL
KINGWOOD ELEMENTARY
CENTRAL PRESTON MIDDLE SCHOOL

26537 Cities

Kingwood, WVDisplay 26537 and Kingwood, WV, WV BoundaryDisplay Kingwood, WV, WV Information
Albright, WVDisplay 26537 and Albright, WV, WV BoundaryDisplay Albright, WV, WV Information

26537 Television

Nielsen Market AreaPittsburgh, PA
Nielsen Market Rank23

26537 Unacceptable Postal Names

26537 Gardening

2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Ecoregion69b - Uplands and Valleys of Mixed Land Use
Average First FrostOctober 1 - 10
Average Last FrostMay 1 - 10

26537 Politics

111 US Congressional District01Display 111 Congressional District  Alan B. Mollohan Boundary for Zip Code 26537
RepresentativeAlan B. Mollohan
PartyDemocrat

26537 Core Based Statistical Area

Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Morgantown, WVDisplay CBSA Morgantown, WV Boundary
CBSA Type26537
CBSA Population122714

26537 Time Zone

Time ZoneEastern Standard Time (EST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTY
GMT Difference-5 Hours

26537 Population Demographics

2010 Population5721
2000 Population5854
Male Population47.30%
Female Population52.70%
Total Households2344

26537 Population Ethnicity

White97.60%
African American0.60%
Asian0.20%
Hispanic0.50%
Native American0.40%
Hawaiian/Pacific0.00%
Mixed Race0.70%
Other0.10%

26537 Income

Median Household Income$34359
Income Under $50K Per Year69.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.60%

26537 Area Code

Area Code304Display Area Code 304 Boundary
Area Code681Display Area Code 681 Boundary

26537 Adjacent Zip Codes

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26410 - Newburg
26444 - Tunnelton
26519 - Albright
26764 - Terra Alta
26525 - Bruceton Mills
26547 - Reedsville
26542 - Masontown

26537 Golf Courses

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Preston Country Club

26537 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)18202736455459585139312339
Avg Max Temp (°F)37405062717881807464514261
Avg Precip (In.)3.522.913.873.84.294.514.674.073.472.883.643.5145.15

26537 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Pittsburgh metro area. Zip code 26537 is primarily located in Preston County. The official postal service name used for 26537 is KINGWOOD, West Virginia. Portions of the 26537 zip code are contained within or border the city limits of Kingwood, WV, Albright, WV, . Zip code 26537 is part of area code 304 and area code 681. 26537 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26537 is 7.79% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.3% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 8.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 26537 decreased to 5721 from 5854 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26537 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26537 public schools is White. 48.33% of students in 26537 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

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