Zip Code 26847 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePetersburg
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Grant
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:6277
Racial Majority:White 95.71%
Public School Racial Majority:White 97.5%
Unemployment Rate:4.3%
Median Household Income$32580
Average Adjusted Gross Income$46370
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time21.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1014 - 2572 ft.
Area114 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.96610900, -79.13548800

Zip Code 26847 Description

Zip Code 26847 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 26847 is primarily located in Grant County. The official US Postal Service name for 26847 is PETERSBURG, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26847 are contained within or border the city limits of Petersburg, WV, . Zip code 26847 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 26847 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26847 is 4.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 26847 increased to 6277 from 5785 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26847 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26847 public schools is White. 22.2% of students in 26847 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 6577 95.71% 6052 +9%
 Black Or African American 96 1.4% 53 +81%
 Hispanic 35 0.51% 96 -64%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 6 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 12 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 4 0.17% 4 +200%
 Two Or More Races 53 2.21% 53 +187%

Zip Code 26847 Race/Ethnicity

 White 97.5%
 Black Or African American 1.3%
 Hispanic 0.9%
 Asian 0.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.1%

Zip Code 26847 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population62775785
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households2658
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
22.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$32580
Income Under $50K Per Year71.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year24.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.40%
26847 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 1David McKinleyRepublican
West Virginia District 2Alex MooneyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$113349
Average Real Estate Sale Price$90150
Current Unemployment Level 4.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 67b - Northern Shale Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 26847 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)19212937475660595240312440
Avg Max Temp (°F)41455465748285847767554565
Avg Precip (In.)2.351.962.972.543.164.013.53.432.932.42.071.9133.23
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours