Zip Code 26178 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSmithville
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Ritchie
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:587
Racial Majority:White 97.07%
Public School Racial Majority:White 98.9%
Unemployment Rate:6.3%
Median Household Income$30689
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44620
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time37.1 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range827 - 1011 ft.
Area45 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.06939100, -81.04113900

Zip Code 26178 Description

Zip Code 26178 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Clarksburg - Weston metro area. Zip code 26178 is primarily located in Ritchie County. The official US Postal Service name for 26178 is SMITHVILLE, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26178 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 26178 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 26178 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26178 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 26178 decreased to 587 from 706 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26178 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26178 public schools is White. -10.2% of students in 26178 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 531 97.07% 562 -6%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 0 0% 4 -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 21 2.93% 21 -24%

Zip Code 26178 Race/Ethnicity

 White 98.9%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 1.1%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 26178 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population587706
Male Population50.40%
Female Population49.60%
Total Households247
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$30689
Income Under $50K Per Year76.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year19.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.20%
26178 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$106333
Average Real Estate Sale Price$78687
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 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 26178 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19212937475661605340322540
Avg Max Temp (°F)40455667768385847868564565
Avg Precip (In.)3.753.153.813.514.364.264.794.33.272.753.243.2944.48
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours