Zip Code 26601 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSutton
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Braxton
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:4898
Racial Majority:White 96.34%
Public School Racial Majority:White 98.3%
Unemployment Rate:10.5%
Median Household Income$27851
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48520
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time29.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1011 - 1906 ft.
Area137 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.63070100, -80.65207200

Zip Code 26601 Description

Zip Code 26601 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Charleston metro area. Zip code 26601 is primarily located in Braxton County. The official US Postal Service name for 26601 is SUTTON, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26601 are contained within or border the city limits of Sutton, WV, Flatwoods, WV, . Zip code 26601 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 26601 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26601 is 10.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 26601 decreased to 4898 from 5329 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26601 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26601 public schools is White. 60% of students in 26601 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4870 96.34% 4770 +2%
 Black Or African American 65 1.29% 29 +124%
 Hispanic 65 1.29% 25 +160%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 15 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 9 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 48 1.09% 48 +15%

Zip Code 26601 Race/Ethnicity

 White 98.3%
 Black Or African American 0.4%
 Hispanic 0%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.4%

Zip Code 26601 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population48985329
Male Population52.00%
Female Population48.00%
Total Households1948
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
60%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$27851
Income Under $50K Per Year74.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year19.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.50%
26601 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 2Alex MooneyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$95313
Average Real Estate Sale Price$72185
Current Unemployment Level 10.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago11.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 70b - Monongahela Transition Zone
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 26601 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20223038485762615441322541
Avg Max Temp (°F)42465666758185837768574665
Avg Precip (In.)3.523.264.123.854.684.865.434.643.923.143.863.7549.03
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours