Zip Code 26717 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameElk Garden
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mineral
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:1170
Racial Majority:White 98.37%
Public School Racial Majority:White 96.7%
Unemployment Rate:5.1%
Median Household Income$29920
Average Adjusted Gross Income$42250
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time35.7 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1614 - 2631 ft.
Area41 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.35029000, -79.17156300

Zip Code 26717 Description

Zip Code 26717 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 26717 is primarily located in Mineral County. The official US Postal Service name for 26717 is ELK GARDEN, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26717 are contained within or border the city limits of Elk Garden, WV, Kitzmiller, MD, . Zip code 26717 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 26717 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26717 is 5.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.0% 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 26717 increased to 1170 from 1140 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26717 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26717 public schools is White. 57.8% of students in 26717 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1271 98.37% 1151 +10%
 Black Or African American 7 0.54% 5 +40%
 Hispanic 14 1.08% 0 +0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 14 0% 14 -100%

Zip Code 26717 Race/Ethnicity

 White 96.7%
 Black Or African American 1.1%
 Hispanic 0%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 26717 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population11701140
Male Population53.80%
Female Population46.20%
Total Households452
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$29920
Income Under $50K Per Year80.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year17.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year2.80%
26717 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$914545
Average Real Estate Sale Price$125816
Current Unemployment Level 5.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.9%
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 69b - Uplands and Valleys of Mixed Land Use
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 26717 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)17192635455358565038302237
Avg Max Temp (°F)35384759687579777160493958
Avg Precip (In.)3.132.753.873.544.173.724.043.723.32.822.912.8940.86
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Cumberland, MD-WV
CBSA Type26717
CBSA Population100373
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours