Zip Code 26426 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSalem
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Doddridge
Secondary County: Harrison
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:7003
Racial Majority:White 96.73%
Public School Racial Majority:White 94.9%
Unemployment Rate:5.4%
Median Household Income$33072
Average Adjusted Gross Income$59600
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time23 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range978 - 1280 ft.
Area181 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.29337300, -80.56311600

Zip Code 26426 Description

Zip Code 26426 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Clarksburg - Weston metro area. Zip code 26426 is primarily located in Doddridge County. Portions of 26426 are also located in Harrison County. The official US Postal Service name for 26426 is SALEM, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26426 are contained within or border the city limits of Salem, WV, . Zip code 26426 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 26426 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26426 is 5.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.9% 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 26426 increased to 7003 from 5902 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26426 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26426 public schools is White. 59.8% of students in 26426 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 7302 96.73% 6710 +9%
 Black Or African American 119 1.58% 123 -3%
 Hispanic 44 0.58% 58 -24%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.11% 9 -11%
 Asian 4 0.05% 13 -69%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 88 0.95% 88 -18%

Zip Code 26426 Race/Ethnicity

 White 94.9%
 Black Or African American 2.6%
 Hispanic 0.3%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.3%

Zip Code 26426 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population70035902
Male Population50.90%
Female Population49.10%
Total Households2746
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$33072
Income Under $50K Per Year71.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year21.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.80%
26426 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$89571
Average Real Estate Sale Price$16174
Current Unemployment Level 5.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 70a - Permian Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 26426 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19212836465661595239312439
Avg Max Temp (°F)39435464748184837766544464
Avg Precip (In.)3.743.234.153.674.64.514.794.353.552.943.623.5646.71
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Clarksburg, WV
CBSA Type26426
CBSA Population92630
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours