Zip Code 26159 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePaden City
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wetzel
Secondary County: Tyler
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:2745
Racial Majority:White 98%
Public School Racial Majority:White 97.4%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$39269
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48460
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time21.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range843 - 932 ft.
Area8 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.61359300, -80.91159200

Zip Code 26159 Description

Zip Code 26159 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Wheeling metro area. Zip code 26159 is primarily located in Wetzel County. Portions of 26159 are also located in Tyler County. The official US Postal Service name for 26159 is PADEN CITY, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26159 are contained within or border the city limits of Paden City, WV, . Zip code 26159 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 26159 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26159 is 5.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.3% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 26159 decreased to 2745 from 3120 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26159 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26159 public schools is White. 44.7% of students in 26159 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2544 98% 2697 -6%
 Black Or African American 10 0.39% 8 +25%
 Hispanic 11 0.42% 12 -8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.15% 4 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 4 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 18 1.04% 18 +50%

Zip Code 26159 Race/Ethnicity

 White 97.4%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 0.5%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.4%

Zip Code 26159 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population27453120
Male Population47.80%
Female Population52.20%
Total Households1184
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$39269
Income Under $50K Per Year62.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.00%
26159 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$95857
Average Real Estate Sale Price$36987
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 70a - Permian Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 26159 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)20222938485762615441332541
Avg Max Temp (°F)39425364738184837766534363
Avg Precip (In.)3.633.143.693.554.44.394.414.073.382.683.423.2644.03
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours