Zip Code 26761 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameShanks
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Hampshire
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:685
Racial Majority:White 96.26%
Unemployment Rate:4.1%
Median Household Income$36317
Average Adjusted Gross Income$43640
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time36.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1198 - 1785 ft.
Area22 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.28070800, -78.69434900

Zip Code 26761 Description

Zip Code 26761 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 26761 is primarily located in Hampshire County. The official US Postal Service name for 26761 is SHANKS, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26761 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 26761 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 26761 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26761 is 4.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% 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 26761 decreased to 685 from 806 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26761 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26761 public schools is . % of students in 26761 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 489 96.26% 668 -27%
 Black Or African American 19 3.74% 1 +1800%
 Hispanic 0 0% 7 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -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 26761 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 26761 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population685806
Male Population49.80%
Female Population50.20%
Total Households261
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$36317
Income Under $50K Per Year68.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.40%
26761 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 2Alex MooneyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$132300
Average Real Estate Sale Price$97594
Current Unemployment Level 4.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.6%
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2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
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 26761 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)18202836465459575138302338
Avg Max Temp (°F)38425162728083827564534262
Avg Precip (In.)2.72.313.253.183.743.494.073.613.262.853.022.3837.86
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Winchester, VA-WV
CBSA Type26761
CBSA Population127328
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours