Zip Code 26501 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMorgantown
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Monongalia
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:19616
Racial Majority:White 90.27%
Public School Racial Majority:White 86.1%
Unemployment Rate:4.0%
Median Household Income$34408
Average Adjusted Gross Income$60050
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time20.4 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range945 - 1270 ft.
Area98 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.62886300, -80.03963700

Zip Code 26501 Description

Zip Code 26501 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Pittsburgh metro area. Zip code 26501 is primarily located in Monongalia County. The official US Postal Service name for 26501 is MORGANTOWN, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26501 are contained within or border the city limits of Cassville, WV, Morgantown, WV, Granville, WV, Westover, WV, and Star City, WV. Zip code 26501 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 26501 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26501 is 4.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.5% 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 26501 increased to 19616 from 18983 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26501 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26501 public schools is White. 39.8% of students in 26501 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 18528 90.27% 17304 +7%
 Black Or African American 977 4.76% 1237 -21%
 Hispanic 414 2.02% 377 +10%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 65 0.32% 34 +91%
 Asian 156 0.76% 251 -38%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.05% 15 -33%
 Other Race 20 0% 20 -100%
 Two Or More Races 378 1.82% 378 -1%

Zip Code 26501 Race/Ethnicity

 White 86.1%
 Black Or African American 4.7%
 Hispanic 2.7%
 Asian 0.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 5%

Zip Code 26501 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1961618983
Male Population52.90%
Female Population47.10%
Total Households8158
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$34408
Income Under $50K Per Year65.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.10%
26501 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$164840
Average Real Estate Sale Price$135000
Current Unemployment Level 4.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
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 26501 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21233039485762615442342641
Avg Max Temp (°F)38425363738083827665534363
Avg Precip (In.)3.272.863.823.644.354.244.454.073.482.813.453.2243.66
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Morgantown, WV
CBSA Type26501
CBSA Population122714
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours