Zip Code 26070 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWellsburg
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Brooke
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:8441
Racial Majority:White 97.7%
Public School Racial Majority:White 96.8%
Unemployment Rate:6.4%
Median Household Income$38614
Average Adjusted Gross Income$53810
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time25.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range879 - 1168 ft.
Area56 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.24448900, -80.58981700

Zip Code 26070 Description

Zip Code 26070 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Wheeling metro area. Zip code 26070 is primarily located in Brooke County. The official US Postal Service name for 26070 is WELLSBURG, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26070 are contained within or border the city limits of Wellsburg, WV, Beech Bottom, WV, Bethany, WV, Windsor Heights, WV, Hooverson Heights, WV, and West Liberty, WV. Zip code 26070 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 26070 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26070 is 6.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.5% 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 26070 decreased to 8441 from 9435 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26070 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26070 public schools is White. 30.3% of students in 26070 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 7607 97.7% 8200 -7%
 Black Or African American 41 0.53% 70 -41%
 Hispanic 42 0.54% 49 -14%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 3 -100%
 Asian 84 1.08% 18 +367%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 4 0% 4 -100%
 Two Or More Races 96 0.15% 96 -88%

Zip Code 26070 Race/Ethnicity

 White 96.8%
 Black Or African American 1.4%
 Hispanic 0.3%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.2%

Zip Code 26070 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population84419435
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households3578
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
30.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
33.3%
Median Household Income$38614
Income Under $50K Per Year63.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.60%
26070 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$86652
Average Real Estate Sale Price$69172
Current Unemployment Level 6.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 70b - Monongahela Transition Zone
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 26070 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20212938485762605342332541
Avg Max Temp (°F)37415162728084827665524162
Avg Precip (In.)2.732.393.233.284.414.164.43.623.052.63.132.8339.81
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV
CBSA Type26070
CBSA Population122475
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours