Zip Code 26610 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBirch River
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Nicholas
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:1090
Racial Majority:White 100%
Public School Racial Majority:White 100%
Unemployment Rate:7.2%
Median Household Income$29140
Average Adjusted Gross Income$40560
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time32 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1299 - 2270 ft.
Area83 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.48233800, -80.75119300

Zip Code 26610 Description

Zip Code 26610 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Charleston metro area. Zip code 26610 is primarily located in Nicholas County. The official US Postal Service name for 26610 is BIRCH RIVER, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26610 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 26610 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 26610 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26610 is 7.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.5% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 26610 decreased to 1090 from 1309 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26610 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26610 public schools is White. -7.7% of students in 26610 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 939 100% 1067 -12%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 0 0% 8 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 13 0% 13 -100%

Zip Code 26610 Race/Ethnicity

 White 100%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 0%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 26610 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population10901309
Male Population51.90%
Female Population48.10%
Total Households447
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
-7.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$29140
Income Under $50K Per Year77.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year16.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.30%
26610 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 3Carol MillerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$275000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$94297
Current Unemployment Level 7.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.8%
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 69d - Dissected Appalachian Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 26610 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20222937475661595340322440
Avg Max Temp (°F)41455565748083827666554564
Avg Precip (In.)4.13.464.184.25.145.025.474.9543.514.183.9852.18
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours