Zip Code 26537 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameKingwood
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Preston
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:5721
Racial Majority:White 95.2%
Public School Racial Majority:White 98.4%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$34359
Average Adjusted Gross Income$49980
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time26.6 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1483 - 2205 ft.
Area62 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.48613600, -79.72026100

Zip Code 26537 Description

Zip Code 26537 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Pittsburgh metro area. Zip code 26537 is primarily located in Preston County. The official US Postal Service name for 26537 is KINGWOOD, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26537 are contained within or border the city limits of Kingwood, WV, Albright, WV, . Zip code 26537 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 26537 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26537 is 4.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% 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 26537 decreased to 5721 from 5854 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26537 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26537 public schools is White. 53.8% of students in 26537 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 5398 95.2% 5584 -3%
 Black Or African American 98 1.73% 33 +197%
 Hispanic 23 0.41% 28 -18%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.02% 10 -90%
 Asian 0 0% 22 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 3 0.39% 3 +633%
 Two Or More Races 41 2.26% 41 +212%

Zip Code 26537 Race/Ethnicity

 White 98.4%
 Black Or African American 0.9%
 Hispanic 0.4%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.2%

Zip Code 26537 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population57215854
Male Population47.30%
Female Population52.70%
Total Households2344
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$34359
Income Under $50K Per Year69.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.60%
26537 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$143816
Average Real Estate Sale Price$89781
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 69b - Uplands and Valleys of Mixed Land Use
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 26537 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18202736455459585139312339
Avg Max Temp (°F)37405062717881807464514261
Avg Precip (In.)3.522.913.873.84.294.514.674.073.472.883.643.5145.15
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Morgantown, WV
CBSA Type26537
CBSA Population122714
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours