Zip Code 26508 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMorgantown
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Monongalia
Area Code304 / 681
Alternate Zip Code NamesLITTLE FALLS
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesCHEAT LAKE
Current Population:29170
Racial Majority:White 93.22%
Unemployment Rate:4.0%
Median Household Income$48480
Average Adjusted Gross Income$90250
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time23.6 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1030 - 2100 ft.
Area138 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.60073800, -79.89588500

Zip Code 26508 Description

Zip Code 26508 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Pittsburgh metro area. Zip code 26508 is primarily located in Monongalia County. The official US Postal Service name for 26508 is MORGANTOWN, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26508 are contained within or border the city limits of Cheat Lake, WV, Brookhaven, WV, and Morgantown, WV. Zip code 26508 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 26508 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26508 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 26508 increased to 29170 from 22077 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26508 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26508 public schools is . % of students in 26508 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 29719 93.22% 27299 +9%
 Black Or African American 750 2.35% 518 +45%
 Hispanic 566 1.78% 370 +53%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 30 -100%
 Asian 520 1.63% 554 -6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 25 0.08% 25 +4%
 Two Or More Races 367 0.94% 367 -18%

Zip Code 26508 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 26508 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2917022077
Male Population49.40%
Female Population50.60%
Total Households11748
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$48480
Income Under $50K Per Year51.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.80%
26508 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$322367
Average Real Estate Sale Price$212000
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 26508 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)20222938475661595341332540
Avg Max Temp (°F)38415162717982817564524262
Avg Precip (In.)3.182.843.83.694.394.384.524.143.592.883.493.344.2
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Morgantown, WV
CBSA Type26508
CBSA Population122714
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours