Zip Code 26206 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCowen
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Webster
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:2976
Racial Majority:White 98.82%
Public School Racial Majority:White 98.2%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$24207
Average Adjusted Gross Income$40950
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time28.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1526 - 3632 ft.
Area177 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.41033900, -80.48193600

Zip Code 26206 Description

Zip Code 26206 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Clarksburg - Weston metro area. Zip code 26206 is primarily located in Webster County. The official US Postal Service name for 26206 is COWEN, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26206 are contained within or border the city limits of Cowen, WV, . Zip code 26206 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 26206 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26206 is 5.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.5% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 26206 decreased to 2976 from 2998 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26206 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26206 public schools is White. -3.3% of students in 26206 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2755 98.82% 2928 -6%
 Black Or African American 4 0.14% 1 +300%
 Hispanic 29 1.04% 8 +263%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 34 0% 34 -100%

Zip Code 26206 Race/Ethnicity

 White 98.2%
 Black Or African American 1.1%
 Hispanic 0.7%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 26206 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population29762998
Male Population48.70%
Female Population51.30%
Total Households1191
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$24207
Income Under $50K Per Year81.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year16.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year2.20%
26206 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 3Carol MillerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$99000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$100472
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.8%
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 26206 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19212836455459575139302338
Avg Max Temp (°F)40445363727882807465544463
Avg Precip (In.)4.093.484.364.145.335.045.925.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours