Zip Code 26234 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRock Cave
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Upshur
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:1454
Racial Majority:White 93.25%
Public School Racial Majority:White 98.5%
Unemployment Rate:7.5%
Median Household Income$23799
Average Adjusted Gross Income$38850
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time37.2 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1693 - 2412 ft.
Area27 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.77274300, -80.30620400

Zip Code 26234 Description

Zip Code 26234 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Clarksburg - Weston metro area. Zip code 26234 is primarily located in Upshur County. The official US Postal Service name for 26234 is ROCK CAVE, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26234 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 26234 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 26234 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26234 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 26234 increased to 1454 from 1264 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26234 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26234 public schools is White. -6.6% of students in 26234 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1560 93.25% 1437 +9%
 Black Or African American 104 6.22% 6 +1633%
 Hispanic 0 0% 1 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 3 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.54% 4 +125%

Zip Code 26234 Race/Ethnicity

 White 98.5%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 0.7%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.7%

Zip Code 26234 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population14541264
Male Population50.20%
Female Population49.80%
Total Households604
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
-6.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$23799
Income Under $50K Per Year85.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year13.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year1.50%
26234 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 2Alex MooneyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$326750
Average Real Estate Sale Price$49881
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 26234 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)19202836465559585139312339
Avg Max Temp (°F)39435363727982817565544463
Avg Precip (In.)4.433.684.584.345.135.055.74.664.193.354.014.1253.26
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours