Zip Code 26852 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePurgitsville
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Hampshire
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:869
Racial Majority:White 100%
Unemployment Rate:4.1%
Median Household Income$37528
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44560
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time35.5 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range889 - 1650 ft.
Area43 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.24748400, -78.91812000

Zip Code 26852 Description

Zip Code 26852 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 26852 is primarily located in Hampshire County. The official US Postal Service name for 26852 is PURGITSVILLE, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 26852 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 26852 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 26852 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 26852 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 26852 increased to 869 from 813 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 26852 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 26852 public schools is . % of students in 26852 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 795 100% 854 -7%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 1 -100%
 Hispanic 0 0% 8 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -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 4 0% 4 -100%

Zip Code 26852 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 26852 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population869813
Male Population53.30%
Female Population46.70%
Total Households355
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$37528
Income Under $50K Per Year71.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year1.20%
26852 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 2Alex MooneyRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$67750
Average Real Estate Sale Price$58515
Current Unemployment Level 4.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.6%
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 1 - 10

Zip Code 26852 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19212937475661595240312440
Avg Max Temp (°F)39435364748286847767544364
Avg Precip (In.)2.582.113.072.913.633.523.733.463.132.722.722.2835.85
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Winchester, VA-WV
CBSA Type26852
CBSA Population127328
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours