Zip Code 26656 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBelva
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Nicholas
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:401
Racial Majority:White 100%
Unemployment Rate:7.2%
Median Household Income$29757
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44820
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time0 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1161 - 1404 ft.
Area11 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.24067800, -81.14489600

Zip Code 26656 Description

Zip Code 26656 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Charleston metro area. Zip code 26656 is primarily located in Nicholas County. The official US Postal Service name for 26656 is BELVA, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26656 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 26656 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 26656 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26656 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 26656 decreased to 401 from 444 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26656 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26656 public schools is . % of students in 26656 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 350 100% 393 -11%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 0 0% 0 +0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 5 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0% 3 -100%

Zip Code 26656 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 26656 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population401444
Male Population46.90%
Female Population53.10%
Total Households153
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$29757
Income Under $50K Per Year74.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year20.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.20%
26656 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 3Carol MillerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$65000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$103881
Current Unemployment Level 7.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.8%
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 69d - Dissected Appalachian Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 26656 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21243139495862615542332642
Avg Max Temp (°F)41455565738084837766554564
Avg Precip (In.)3.573.083.923.684.684.375.14.553.663.013.533.5246.7
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours