Zip Code 26456 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWest Union
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Doddridge
Secondary County: Ritchie
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:3734
Racial Majority:White 96.06%
Public School Racial Majority:White 96.9%
Unemployment Rate:4.5%
Median Household Income$30488
Average Adjusted Gross Income$59250
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time37.4 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range892 - 1119 ft.
Area108 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.28371600, -80.77343900

Zip Code 26456 Description

Zip Code 26456 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Clarksburg - Weston metro area. Zip code 26456 is primarily located in Doddridge County. Portions of 26456 are also located in Ritchie County. The official US Postal Service name for 26456 is WEST UNION, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26456 are contained within or border the city limits of West Union, WV, Auburn, WV, . Zip code 26456 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 26456 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26456 is 4.5% which is lower 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 26456 decreased to 3734 from 4146 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26456 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26456 public schools is White. 53.7% of students in 26456 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 3488 96.06% 3663 -5%
 Black Or African American 11 0.3% 4 +175%
 Hispanic 58 1.6% 7 +729%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.25% 8 +13%
 Asian 0 0% 4 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 48 1.79% 48 +35%

Zip Code 26456 Race/Ethnicity

 White 96.9%
 Black Or African American 0.3%
 Hispanic 0.4%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 1.5%

Zip Code 26456 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population37344146
Male Population50.10%
Female Population49.90%
Total Households1570
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$30488
Income Under $50K Per Year74.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year21.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.10%
26456 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$119750
Average Real Estate Sale Price$48153
Current Unemployment Level 4.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
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 26456 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18192736465661605239302339
Avg Max Temp (°F)39435364738184837766544463
Avg Precip (In.)3.673.23.953.674.594.424.794.313.462.883.553.4345.93
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Clarksburg, WV
CBSA Type26456
CBSA Population92630
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours