Zip Code 26554 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFairmont
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Marion
Secondary County: Monongalia
Area Code304 / 681
Alternate Zip Code NamesJORDAN
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesBELLVIEW
Current Population:41369
Racial Majority:White 92.32%
Public School Racial Majority:White 86.6%
Unemployment Rate:5.5%
Median Household Income$36644
Average Adjusted Gross Income$57550
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time24.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1017 - 1634 ft.
Area129 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.46683800, -80.11605700

Zip Code 26554 Description

Zip Code 26554 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Clarksburg - Weston metro area. Zip code 26554 is primarily located in Marion County. Portions of 26554 are also located in Monongalia County. The official US Postal Service name for 26554 is FAIRMONT, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26554 are contained within or border the city limits of Fairmont, WV, Pleasant Valley, WV, Whitehall, WV, Barrackville, WV, Monongah, WV, Rivesville, WV, and Grant Town, WV. Zip code 26554 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 26554 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26554 is 5.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.0% 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 26554 increased to 41369 from 41031 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26554 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26554 public schools is White. 33.7% of students in 26554 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 38590 92.32% 38247 +1%
 Black Or African American 1721 4.12% 1638 +5%
 Hispanic 563 1.35% 430 +31%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.05% 78 -73%
 Asian 238 0.57% 296 -20%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 4 -100%
 Other Race 40 0% 40 -100%
 Two Or More Races 636 1.6% 636 +5%

Zip Code 26554 Race/Ethnicity

 White 86.6%
 Black Or African American 9.2%
 Hispanic 0.6%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.8%

Zip Code 26554 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population4136941031
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households17585
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$36644
Income Under $50K Per Year64.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.60%
26554 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$143529
Average Real Estate Sale Price$110000
Current Unemployment Level 5.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
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 26554 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)20222938485661605341332541
Avg Max Temp (°F)38425364738084827665534363
Avg Precip (In.)3.793.284.123.644.294.234.514.33.332.713.353.2344.77
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Fairmont, WV
CBSA Type26554
CBSA Population56379
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours