Zip Code 26218 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFrench Creek
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Upshur
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:2583
Racial Majority:White 97.37%
Public School Racial Majority:White 98.4%
Unemployment Rate:7.5%
Median Household Income$28916
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44100
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time31.6 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1483 - 2402 ft.
Area65 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.84026800, -80.26275300

Zip Code 26218 Description

Zip Code 26218 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Clarksburg - Weston metro area. Zip code 26218 is primarily located in Upshur County. The official US Postal Service name for 26218 is FRENCH CREEK, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26218 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 26218 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 26218 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26218 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 26218 increased to 2583 from 2414 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26218 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26218 public schools is White. -3.6% of students in 26218 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2295 97.37% 2538 -10%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 2 -100%
 Hispanic 0 0% 14 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 8 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 3 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 48 2.04% 1 +4700%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 16 0.59% 16 -13%

Zip Code 26218 Race/Ethnicity

 White 98.4%
 Black Or African American 0.4%
 Hispanic 0.4%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 26218 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population25832414
Male Population51.20%
Female Population48.80%
Total Households1029
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$28916
Income Under $50K Per Year75.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year19.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.90%
26218 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 2Alex MooneyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$103654
Average Real Estate Sale Price$40626
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 69a - Forested Hills and Mountains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 26218 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19202836455459575139302338
Avg Max Temp (°F)39435363727982817565544462
Avg Precip (In.)4.283.674.534.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours