Zip Code 26062 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWeirton
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Hancock
Secondary County: Brooke
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:21801
Racial Majority:White 92.65%
Public School Racial Majority:White 90.5%
Unemployment Rate:6.5%
Median Household Income$44947
Average Adjusted Gross Income$54950
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time24.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range961 - 1116 ft.
Area28 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.41946400, -80.56193700

Zip Code 26062 Description

Zip Code 26062 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Wheeling metro area. Zip code 26062 is primarily located in Hancock County. Portions of 26062 are also located in Brooke County. The official US Postal Service name for 26062 is WEIRTON, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26062 are contained within or border the city limits of Weirton, WV, Toronto, OH, and Steubenville, OH. Zip code 26062 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 26062 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26062 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 26062 decreased to 21801 from 22390 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26062 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26062 public schools is White. 54.4% of students in 26062 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 19500 92.65% 20362 -4%
 Black Or African American 728 3.46% 773 -6%
 Hispanic 336 1.6% 215 +56%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.05% 21 -52%
 Asian 45 0.21% 101 -55%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 14 0% 14 -100%
 Two Or More Races 308 2.03% 308 +39%

Zip Code 26062 Race/Ethnicity

 White 90.5%
 Black Or African American 4.8%
 Hispanic 1.1%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 3.1%

Zip Code 26062 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2180122390
Male Population47.50%
Female Population52.50%
Total Households9672
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$44947
Income Under $50K Per Year55.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.30%
26062 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$102989
Average Real Estate Sale Price$70953
Current Unemployment Level 6.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 70c - Pittsburgh Low Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 26062 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)20222938485762605442332541
Avg Max Temp (°F)37415162728083827665524162
Avg Precip (In.)3.052.433.243.2444.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV
CBSA Type26062
CBSA Population122475
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours