Zip Code 26201 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBuckhannon
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Upshur
Secondary County: Lewis
Area Code304 / 681
Alternate Zip Code NamesCENTURY
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesHODGESVILLE
Current Population:19701
Racial Majority:White 96.46%
Public School Racial Majority:White 97.1%
Unemployment Rate:7.5%
Median Household Income$34664
Average Adjusted Gross Income$51600
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time23.6 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1319 - 2028 ft.
Area141 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.00259900, -80.20857400

Zip Code 26201 Description

Zip Code 26201 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Clarksburg - Weston metro area. Zip code 26201 is primarily located in Upshur County. Portions of 26201 are also located in Lewis County. The official US Postal Service name for 26201 is BUCKHANNON, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26201 are contained within or border the city limits of Buckhannon, WV, . Zip code 26201 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 26201 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26201 is 7.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 7.0% 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 26201 increased to 19701 from 19248 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26201 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26201 public schools is White. 46.4% of students in 26201 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 19362 96.46% 19016 +2%
 Black Or African American 127 0.63% 136 -7%
 Hispanic 291 1.45% 243 +20%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 35 0.17% 35 +0%
 Asian 51 0.25% 76 -33%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 5 0.07% 5 +200%
 Two Or More Races 190 0.96% 190 +1%

Zip Code 26201 Race/Ethnicity

 White 97.1%
 Black Or African American 1.1%
 Hispanic 1%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.7%

Zip Code 26201 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1970119248
Male Population48.70%
Female Population51.30%
Total Households7792
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$34664
Income Under $50K Per Year67.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.60%
26201 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 2Alex MooneyRepublican
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$135906
Average Real Estate Sale Price$34180
Current Unemployment Level 7.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 70b - Monongahela Transition Zone
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 26201 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19202836465460585138302439
Avg Max Temp (°F)40445364738083827666544463
Avg Precip (In.)3.993.444.333.884.684.844.944.4243.133.783.9349.37
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours