Zip Code 26561 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBig Run
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wetzel
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:490
Racial Majority:White 0%
Unemployment Rate:7.7%
Median Household Income$37317
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time0 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range961 - 1312 ft.
Area33 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.57101400, -80.53049300

Zip Code 26561 Description

Zip Code 26561 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Wheeling metro area. Zip code 26561 is primarily located in Wetzel County. The official US Postal Service name for 26561 is BIG RUN, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26561 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 26561 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 26561 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26561 is 7.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

The majority ethnicity residing in 26561 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26561 public schools is . % of students in 26561 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 0% 0 +0%
 Black Or African American 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 0% 0 +0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0% 0 +0%

Zip Code 26561 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
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Zip Code 26561 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population4900
Male Population53.10%
Female Population46.90%
Total Households200
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$37317
Income Under $50K Per Year66.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.50%

Average Real Estate Asking Price$88519
Average Real Estate Sale Price$64713
Current Unemployment Level 7.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 70a - Permian Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 26561 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19202837475660595239312439
Avg Max Temp (°F)39435465748284837766534464
Avg Precip (In.)4.043.494.33.884.744.535.084.363.632.913.763.7348.45
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours