Zip Code 26679 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMount Nebo
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Nicholas
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:1896
Racial Majority:White 100%
Public School Racial Majority:White 98.1%
Unemployment Rate:7.2%
Median Household Income$36585
Average Adjusted Gross Income$51290
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time36.5 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1860 - 2405 ft.
Area45 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.16056000, -80.79327200

Zip Code 26679 Description

Zip Code 26679 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Charleston metro area. Zip code 26679 is primarily located in Nicholas County. The official US Postal Service name for 26679 is MOUNT NEBO, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26679 are contained within or border the city limits of Summersville, WV, . Zip code 26679 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 26679 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26679 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 26679 increased to 1896 from 1807 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26679 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26679 public schools is White. 49.1% of students in 26679 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1774 100% 1884 -6%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 2 -100%
 Hispanic 0 0% 2 -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 6 0% 6 -100%

Zip Code 26679 Race/Ethnicity

 White 98.1%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 1.9%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 26679 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population18961807
Male Population51.60%
Female Population48.40%
Total Households799
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$36585
Income Under $50K Per Year69.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.60%
26679 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 3Carol MillerRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$136500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$100929
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 69a - Forested Hills and Mountains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 26679 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19212837475560585240312439
Avg Max Temp (°F)39435262717881807464534362
Avg Precip (In.)3.643.073.883.834.844.485.534.723.593.293.313.547.67
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours