Zip Code 26160 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePalestine
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wirt
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:960
Racial Majority:White 100%
Unemployment Rate:7.7%
Median Household Income$36617
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47480
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time43 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range781 - 942 ft.
Area71 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.98140300, -81.42487100

Zip Code 26160 Description

Zip Code 26160 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Charleston metro area. Zip code 26160 is primarily located in Wirt County. The official US Postal Service name for 26160 is PALESTINE, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26160 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 26160 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 26160 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26160 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 26160 increased to 960 from 954 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26160 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26160 public schools is . % of students in 26160 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1077 100% 930 +16%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 0 0% 10 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 5 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 12 0% 12 -100%

Zip Code 26160 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 26160 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population960954
Male Population50.90%
Female Population49.10%
Total Households392
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$36617
Income Under $50K Per Year73.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year21.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.80%
26160 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 2Alex MooneyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$154697
Average Real Estate Sale Price$117151
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 26160 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)20222938485762605340322541
Avg Max Temp (°F)40455566768386847868564565
Avg Precip (In.)3.553.143.883.424.34.174.674.043.272.813.293.3343.86
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH
CBSA Type26160
CBSA Population161724
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours