Zip Code 26205 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCraigsville
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Nicholas
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:3690
Racial Majority:White 100%
Public School Racial Majority:White 99.7%
Unemployment Rate:8.1%
Median Household Income$31072
Average Adjusted Gross Income$40150
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time27 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range2205 - 2877 ft.
Area51 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.30377300, -80.61802800

Zip Code 26205 Description

Zip Code 26205 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Charleston metro area. Zip code 26205 is primarily located in Nicholas County. The official US Postal Service name for 26205 is CRAIGSVILLE, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26205 are contained within or border the city limits of Craigsville, WV, . Zip code 26205 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 26205 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26205 is 8.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 26205 decreased to 3690 from 3862 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26205 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26205 public schools is White. 75.6% of students in 26205 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 3065 100% 3627 -15%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 7 -100%
 Hispanic 0 0% 13 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 6 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 33 0% 33 -100%

Zip Code 26205 Race/Ethnicity

 White 99.7%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 0%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.3%

Zip Code 26205 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population36903862
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households1505
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$31072
Income Under $50K Per Year73.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.80%
26205 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 3Carol MillerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$108000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$105245
Current Unemployment Level 8.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 69a - Forested Hills and Mountains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 26205 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19212836465459585139312339
Avg Max Temp (°F)40445363727882807465544462
Avg Precip (In.)4.253.534.564.215.485.095.865.324.163.583.724.1353.89
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours