Zip Code 26505 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMorgantown
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Monongalia
Area Code304 / 681
Alternate Zip Code NamesBOOTH
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesSABRATON
Current Population:38772
Racial Majority:White 82.99%
Public School Racial Majority:White 86%
Unemployment Rate:3.9%
Median Household Income$25555
Average Adjusted Gross Income$64810
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time16.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1030 - 1142 ft.
Area14 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.65144600, -79.94869400

Zip Code 26505 Description

Zip Code 26505 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Pittsburgh metro area. Zip code 26505 is primarily located in Monongalia County. The official US Postal Service name for 26505 is MORGANTOWN, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26505 are contained within or border the city limits of Morgantown, WV, Star City, WV, Granville, WV, Westover, WV, and Brookhaven, WV. Zip code 26505 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 26505 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26505 is 3.9% 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 26505 increased to 38772 from 32418 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26505 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26505 public schools is White. 31.5% of students in 26505 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 31678 82.99% 33346 -5%
 Black Or African American 1834 4.8% 1595 +15%
 Hispanic 963 2.52% 896 +7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 42 0.11% 50 -16%
 Asian 2575 6.75% 2101 +23%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 20 -100%
 Other Race 47 0.21% 47 +68%
 Two Or More Races 717 2.62% 717 +40%

Zip Code 26505 Race/Ethnicity

 White 86%
 Black Or African American 5.1%
 Hispanic 1.7%
 Asian 3.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 3.4%

Zip Code 26505 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3877232418
Male Population52.80%
Female Population47.20%
Total Households16422
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$25555
Income Under $50K Per Year70.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year18.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.20%
26505 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$267143
Average Real Estate Sale Price$92279
Current Unemployment Level 3.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.8%
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 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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Morgantown, WV
CBSA Type26505
CBSA Population122714
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours