Zip Code 26374 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameIndependence
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Preston
Secondary County: Taylor
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:1375
Racial Majority:White 96.54%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$38173
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56180
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time33.9 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1480 - 1913 ft.
Area37 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.44324900, -79.88984300

Zip Code 26374 Description

Zip Code 26374 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Pittsburgh metro area. Zip code 26374 is primarily located in Preston County. Portions of 26374 are also located in Taylor County. The official US Postal Service name for 26374 is INDEPENDENCE, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26374 are contained within or border the city limits of Newburg, WV, . Zip code 26374 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 26374 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26374 is 4.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% and is lower 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 26374 increased to 1375 from 1311 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26374 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26374 public schools is . % of students in 26374 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1421 96.54% 1352 +5%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 1 -100%
 Hispanic 0 0% 5 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 1.7% 7 +257%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 9 1.77% 9 +189%

Zip Code 26374 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 26374 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population13751311
Male Population50.60%
Female Population49.40%
Total Households576
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$38173
Income Under $50K Per Year62.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.80%
26374 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$140000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$43297
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.6%
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 69b - Uplands and Valleys of Mixed Land Use
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 26374 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19202836465559585139312439
Avg Max Temp (°F)38415263727982817564524362
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Morgantown, WV
CBSA Type26374
CBSA Population122714
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours