ZIP Code 26161 - Petroleum West Virginia

ZIP Code 26161 is located in Petroleum West Virginia. 26161 is entirely within Ritchie County. Regionally, it is located in the Clarksburg-Weston Area.

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ZIP Code 26161 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NamePetroleum
Primary CountyRitchie County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)526
Area Code(s)304 / 681
Current Time

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26161 Demographics

26161 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in West Virginia based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 26161 is White. The current unemployment level in 26161 is 4.1%.

Population Growth Rate69.35%
Population Density10 People per Square Mile
Total Households181
Median Household Income (2021)$59,306
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$119,000
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)4.1%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 100.00%

26161 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

26161 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College83.1%
Bachelor Degree197.36%
High School Diploma6023.26%
No High School Diploma00%
GED or Alternate5019.38%
1 or More Years of College8532.95%
Associates Degree3613.95%
Masters Degree00%
Professional Degree00%
Doctorate Degree00%

26161 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
RegionClarksburg-Weston Area
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area51 Square Miles

26161 Politics

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26161 Schools

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26161 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion70a - Permian Hills

26161 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19213037485761605340322540
Avg Max Temp (°F)40455667768385847868564565
Avg Precip (In.)3.673.043.663.544.354.244.684.233.132.663.183.1743.55

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