Zip Code 26003 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWheeling
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Ohio
Secondary County: Marshall
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:43002
Racial Majority:White 92.47%
Public School Racial Majority:White 88.5%
Unemployment Rate:6.6%
Median Household Income$38536
Average Adjusted Gross Income$68680
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time19.4 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range860 - 1237 ft.
Area86 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.07757300, -80.65481000

Zip Code 26003 Description

Zip Code 26003 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Wheeling metro area. Zip code 26003 is primarily located in Ohio County. Portions of 26003 are also located in Marshall County. The official US Postal Service name for 26003 is WHEELING, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26003 are contained within or border the city limits of Wheeling, WV, Bethlehem, WV, West Liberty, WV, Triadelphia, WV, Clearview, WV, Benwood, WV, Martins Ferry, OH, Bellaire, OH, Tiltonsville, OH, Yorkville, OH, and Bridgeport, OH. Zip code 26003 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 26003 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26003 is 6.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 26003 decreased to 43002 from 46413 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26003 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26003 public schools is White. 21.6% of students in 26003 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 39755 92.47% 39843 +-0%
 Black Or African American 1663 3.87% 1551 +7%
 Hispanic 487 1.13% 331 +47%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 38 0.09% 53 -28%
 Asian 383 0.89% 369 +4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 6 -100%
 Other Race 53 0.09% 53 -30%
 Two Or More Races 796 1.47% 796 -21%

Zip Code 26003 Race/Ethnicity

 White 88.5%
 Black Or African American 6.2%
 Hispanic 0.8%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 3.4%

Zip Code 26003 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population4300246413
Male Population47.60%
Female Population52.40%
Total Households18573
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
21.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
35.7%
Median Household Income$38536
Income Under $50K Per Year60.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.00%
26003 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
West Virginia District 6
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$151848
Average Real Estate Sale Price$58959
Current Unemployment Level 6.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 70a - Permian Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 26003 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20223039495862615543342642
Avg Max Temp (°F)38405062728184827666524262
Avg Precip (In.)3.042.523.423.263.84.173.953.633.232.182.892.6938.77
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Wheeling, WV-OH
CBSA Type26003
CBSA Population145317
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours