Zip Code 26430 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSand Fork
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Gilmer
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:466
Racial Majority:White 79.07%
Public School Racial Majority:White 99%
Unemployment Rate:6.8%
Median Household Income$25919
Average Adjusted Gross Income$45500
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time25.7 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range896 - 1056 ft.
Area26 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.88584700, -80.74685800

Zip Code 26430 Description

Zip Code 26430 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Clarksburg - Weston metro area. Zip code 26430 is primarily located in Gilmer County. The official US Postal Service name for 26430 is SAND FORK, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26430 are contained within or border the city limits of Sand Fork, WV, . Zip code 26430 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 26430 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26430 is 6.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.8% 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 26430 decreased to 466 from 642 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26430 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26430 public schools is White. -8.9% of students in 26430 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 442 79.07% 458 -3%
 Black Or African American 51 9.12% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 26 4.65% 1 +2500%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 4 7.16% 4 +900%

Zip Code 26430 Race/Ethnicity

 White 99%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 1%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 26430 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population466642
Male Population47.40%
Female Population52.60%
Total Households182
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$25919
Income Under $50K Per Year79.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year17.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year2.70%
26430 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$300000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$32748
Current Unemployment Level 6.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 70b - Monongahela Transition Zone
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 26430 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19212837475661605339312440
Avg Max Temp (°F)41455666758285847868564665
Avg Precip (In.)3.533.0943.614.444.265.114.313.443.023.663.4945.96
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours