Zip Code 26753 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRidgeley
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mineral
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:6254
Racial Majority:White 98.54%
Public School Racial Majority:White 97.6%
Unemployment Rate:5.1%
Median Household Income$41998
Average Adjusted Gross Income$57500
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time23.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range643 - 1214 ft.
Area44 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.54505900, -78.81255000

Zip Code 26753 Description

Zip Code 26753 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 26753 is primarily located in Mineral County. The official US Postal Service name for 26753 is RIDGELEY, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26753 are contained within or border the city limits of Carpendale, WV, Ridgeley, WV, Wiley Ford, WV, and Fort Ashby, WV. Zip code 26753 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 26753 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26753 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 26753 increased to 6254 from 5974 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26753 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26753 public schools is White. 35.9% of students in 26753 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 6402 98.54% 6072 +5%
 Black Or African American 39 0.6% 33 +18%
 Hispanic 28 0.43% 28 +0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.02% 9 -89%
 Asian 14 0.22% 50 -72%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 5 0% 5 -100%
 Two Or More Races 56 0.2% 56 -77%

Zip Code 26753 Race/Ethnicity

 White 97.6%
 Black Or African American 1.4%
 Hispanic 0.1%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.2%

Zip Code 26753 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population62545974
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households2620
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$41998
Income Under $50K Per Year60.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.30%
26753 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$183133
Average Real Estate Sale Price$108162
Current Unemployment Level 5.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 67c - Northern Sandstone Ridges
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 26753 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21223039485761595341322541
Avg Max Temp (°F)40445264748286847766544364
Avg Precip (In.)2.792.363.253.173.883.323.523.473.192.712.862.5637.09
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Cumberland, MD-WV
CBSA Type26753
CBSA Population100373
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours