Zip Code 26050 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNewell
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Hancock
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:1575
Racial Majority:White 90.07%
Unemployment Rate:6.5%
Median Household Income$34790
Average Adjusted Gross Income$37720
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time21.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range860 - 951 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.60550500, -80.62119800

Zip Code 26050 Description

Zip Code 26050 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Wheeling metro area. Zip code 26050 is primarily located in Hancock County. The official US Postal Service name for 26050 is NEWELL, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26050 are contained within or border the city limits of Newell, WV, Wellsville, OH, . Zip code 26050 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 26050 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26050 is 6.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.6% 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 26050 decreased to 1575 from 2147 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26050 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26050 public schools is . % of students in 26050 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1197 90.07% 1520 -21%
 Black Or African American 105 7.9% 9 +1067%
 Hispanic 27 2.03% 25 +8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 4 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 14 0% 14 -100%

Zip Code 26050 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 26050 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population15752147
Male Population50.40%
Female Population49.60%
Total Households668
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$34790
Income Under $50K Per Year68.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.50%
26050 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$69455
Average Real Estate Sale Price$53700
Current Unemployment Level 6.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 70c - Pittsburgh Low Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 26050 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19202837475661595241322440
Avg Max Temp (°F)36405061727983817564514061
Avg Precip (In.)2.572.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV
CBSA Type26050
CBSA Population122475
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours