Zip Code 26726 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameKeyser
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mineral
Area Code304 / 681
Alternate Zip Code NamesSCHERR
SHORT GAP
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesROCKET CENTER
Current Population:13306
Racial Majority:White 90.73%
Public School Racial Majority:White 90.5%
Unemployment Rate:6.5%
Median Household Income$34099
Average Adjusted Gross Income$46330
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time23.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1020 - 2244 ft.
Area56 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.38060000, -79.00762600

Zip Code 26726 Description

Zip Code 26726 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 26726 is primarily located in Mineral County. The official US Postal Service name for 26726 is KEYSER, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26726 are contained within or border the city limits of Keyser, WV, Luke, MD, . Zip code 26726 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 26726 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26726 is 6.5% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.0% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.9% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 26726 increased to 13306 from 12610 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26726 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26726 public schools is White. 56.1% of students in 26726 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 12073 90.73% 12356 -2%
 Black Or African American 606 4.55% 545 +11%
 Hispanic 179 1.35% 127 +41%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 19 -100%
 Asian 14 0.11% 48 -71%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 4 0.32% 4 +950%
 Two Or More Races 207 2.95% 207 +89%

Zip Code 26726 Race/Ethnicity

 White 90.5%
 Black Or African American 7.1%
 Hispanic 1.1%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 26726 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1330612610
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households5395
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
56.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
75.0%
Median Household Income$34099
Income Under $50K Per Year69.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.80%
26726 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
West Virginia District 6
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$134625
Average Real Estate Sale Price$103774
Current Unemployment Level 6.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 67d - Northern Dissected Ridges and Knobs
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 26726 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20212938475660595240322440
Avg Max Temp (°F)37415163728084827665524162
Avg Precip (In.)2.972.363.163.183.473.212.983.372.982.662.172.1334.63
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Cumberland, MD-WV
CBSA Type26726
CBSA Population100373
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours