Zip Code 26241 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameElkins
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Randolph
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:14591
Racial Majority:White 95.25%
Public School Racial Majority:White 95.6%
Unemployment Rate:6.3%
Median Household Income$35854
Average Adjusted Gross Income$49610
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time17.7 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1965 - 2887 ft.
Area80 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.93518000, -79.82121300

Zip Code 26241 Description

Zip Code 26241 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Clarksburg - Weston metro area. Zip code 26241 is primarily located in Randolph County. The official US Postal Service name for 26241 is ELKINS, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26241 are contained within or border the city limits of Elkins, WV, Beverly, WV, . Zip code 26241 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 26241 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26241 is 6.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 26241 increased to 14591 from 14222 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26241 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26241 public schools is White. 12.2% of students in 26241 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 13974 95.25% 14087 -1%
 Black Or African American 204 1.39% 126 +62%
 Hispanic 173 1.18% 114 +52%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 28 -100%
 Asian 93 0.63% 86 +8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 145 1.55% 145 +57%

Zip Code 26241 Race/Ethnicity

 White 95.6%
 Black Or African American 1.4%
 Hispanic 0.8%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 1.5%

Zip Code 26241 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1459114222
Male Population48.20%
Female Population51.80%
Total Households6172
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
12.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
66.7%
Median Household Income$35854
Income Under $50K Per Year68.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.10%
26241 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 2Alex MooneyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$149710
Average Real Estate Sale Price$113312
Current Unemployment Level 6.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 67b - Northern Shale Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 26241 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)18192734445358575037292237
Avg Max Temp (°F)39435262717881807464524361
Avg Precip (In.)3.443.234.033.674.814.694.954.383.92.993.483.5347.12
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours