Zip Code 26143 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameElizabeth
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wirt
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:4547
Racial Majority:White 96.82%
Public School Racial Majority:White 97.7%
Unemployment Rate:7.7%
Median Household Income$35254
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48480
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time30.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range669 - 991 ft.
Area110 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.06154100, -81.39060400

Zip Code 26143 Description

Zip Code 26143 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Charleston metro area. Zip code 26143 is primarily located in Wirt County. The official US Postal Service name for 26143 is ELIZABETH, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26143 are contained within or border the city limits of Elizabeth, WV, . Zip code 26143 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 26143 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26143 is 7.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.0% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 26143 decreased to 4547 from 4683 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26143 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26143 public schools is White. -2.6% of students in 26143 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4592 96.82% 4471 +3%
 Black Or African American 58 1.22% 9 +544%
 Hispanic 0 0% 14 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.48% 7 +229%
 Asian 0 0% 9 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 36 1.48% 36 +94%

Zip Code 26143 Race/Ethnicity

 White 97.7%
 Black Or African American 0.7%
 Hispanic 0.9%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.7%

Zip Code 26143 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population45474683
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households1901
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
-2.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
66.7%
Median Household Income$35254
Income Under $50K Per Year72.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.50%
26143 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 2Alex MooneyRepublican
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$120700
Average Real Estate Sale Price$99412
Current Unemployment Level 7.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 70a - Permian Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 26143 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20223038485762615441322541
Avg Max Temp (°F)40455667768386847868564565
Avg Precip (In.)3.543.13.833.424.294.184.654.083.232.763.233.2943.6
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH
CBSA Type26143
CBSA Population161724
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours