Zip Code 26161 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePetroleum
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Ritchie
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:480
Racial Majority:White 100%
Unemployment Rate:6.3%
Median Household Income$33841
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47450
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time41 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range837 - 997 ft.
Area51 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.18030800, -81.24929100

Zip Code 26161 Description

Zip Code 26161 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Clarksburg - Weston metro area. Zip code 26161 is primarily located in Ritchie County. The official US Postal Service name for 26161 is PETROLEUM, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26161 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 26161 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 26161 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26161 is 6.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.0% 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 26161 increased to 480 from 472 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26161 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26161 public schools is . % of students in 26161 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 262 100% 476 -45%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 0 0% 1 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0% 3 -100%

Zip Code 26161 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 26161 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population480472
Male Population55.80%
Female Population44.20%
Total Households207
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$33841
Income Under $50K Per Year71.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.10%
26161 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
West Virginia District 2Alex MooneyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$60000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$77642
Current Unemployment Level 6.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 70a - Permian Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours