ZIP Code 26505 - Morgantown West Virginia

ZIP Code 26505 is located in Morgantown West Virginia. Portions of 26505 are also in Star City. 26505 is entirely within Monongalia County. Regionally, it is located in the Morgantown Area.

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ZIP Code 26505 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameMorgantown
Primary CountyMonongalia County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)38,056
Area Code(s)304 / 681
Current Time

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26505 Demographics

26505 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in West Virginia based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 26505 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 26505 is White. The current unemployment level in 26505 is 3.5%.

Population Growth Rate-6.28%
Population Density3,550 People per Square Mile
Total Households14,053
Percentage High Income Households3.1%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$40,909
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$64,790
Current Unemployment Rate (March 2024)3.5%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 86.81%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 79.92%

26505 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American300.09%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

26505 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American50.15%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander50.15%

26505 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College6154.14%
Bachelor Degree3,92326.38%
High School Diploma2,42216.29%
No High School Diploma2501.68%
GED or Alternate6004.03%
1 or More Years of College1,81412.2%
Associates Degree7174.82%
Masters Degree2,47216.62%
Professional Degree7765.22%
Doctorate Degree1,2818.61%

26505 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 26505
RegionMorgantown Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaMorgantown, WV
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area11 Square Miles

26505 Politics

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West Virginia State House of Delegates Districts in 26505

26505 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion70b - Monongahela Transition Zone

26505 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21243140495862615543342642
Avg Max Temp (°F)39425363738083827665534363
Avg Precip (In.)3.152.773.783.624.294.164.344.013.482.83.443.1943.03

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