Zip Code 26705 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAurora
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Preston
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:1077
Racial Majority:White 97.45%
Public School Racial Majority:White 97.9%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$27475
Average Adjusted Gross Income$43040
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time36.4 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range2070 - 2707 ft.
Area32 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.30255600, -79.57939900

Zip Code 26705 Description

Zip Code 26705 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Pittsburgh metro area. Zip code 26705 is primarily located in Preston County. The official US Postal Service name for 26705 is AURORA, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26705 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 26705 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 26705 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26705 is 4.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.2% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 26705 decreased to 1077 from 1084 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26705 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26705 public schools is White. 61.6% of students in 26705 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1032 97.45% 1053 -2%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 1 -100%
 Hispanic 0 0% 5 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -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 17 2.55% 17 +59%

Zip Code 26705 Race/Ethnicity

 White 97.9%
 Black Or African American 0.7%
 Hispanic 1.4%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 26705 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population10771084
Male Population51.20%
Female Population48.80%
Total Households445
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$27475
Income Under $50K Per Year80.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year16.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year2.90%
26705 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$58000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$137072
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 67d - Northern Dissected Ridges and Knobs
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 26705 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)17192635445358565038302237
Avg Max Temp (°F)35394859687579787161504058
Avg Precip (In.)4.133.484.354.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Morgantown, WV
CBSA Type26705
CBSA Population122714
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours