Zip Code 26440 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameThornton
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Taylor
Secondary County: Preston
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:1135
Racial Majority:White 96.48%
Unemployment Rate:5.0%
Median Household Income$28479
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50530
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time46 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1345 - 1611 ft.
Area38 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.33072600, -79.90359300

Zip Code 26440 Description

Zip Code 26440 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Clarksburg - Weston metro area. Zip code 26440 is primarily located in Taylor County. Portions of 26440 are also located in Preston County. The official US Postal Service name for 26440 is THORNTON, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26440 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 26440 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 26440 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26440 is 5.0% 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 26440 increased to 1135 from 1068 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26440 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26440 public schools is . % of students in 26440 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1097 96.48% 1111 -1%
 Black Or African American 40 3.52% 2 +1900%
 Hispanic 0 0% 6 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 4 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 3 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 9 0% 9 -100%

Zip Code 26440 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 26440 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population11351068
Male Population51.90%
Female Population48.10%
Total Households461
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
%
Median Household Income$28479
Income Under $50K Per Year79.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year16.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.60%
26440 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$425000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$45297
Current Unemployment Level 5.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 69b - Uplands and Valleys of Mixed Land Use
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 26440 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20212937475660595240322540
Avg Max Temp (°F)38425263728083827665534362
Avg Precip (In.)3.523.094.063.794.594.554.834.23.732.943.593.4746.37
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Clarksburg, WV
CBSA Type26440
CBSA Population92630
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours