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26034 is the zip code for

Chester, WV

Total population
4,905
Housing units
2,378
Land area
(sq. miles)
15.14
Density
(people per sq. mile)
323.98
Water area
(sq. miles)
1.23

Demographic data for zip code 26034

Gender:

Male
2,351
Female
2,554
Median age
Male
43.30
Female
45.50
Gender

Households:

Total households
2,136
Family households
1,372
Nonfamily households
764
Average household size
2.27
Average family size
2.82
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
2,378
Occupied housing units
2,136
Owner-occupied
1,523
Renter-occupied
613
Vacant housing units
242
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
241
5 to 9 years
274
10 to 14 years
352
15 to 19 years
295
20 to 24 years
206
25 to 34 years
485
35 to 44 years
641
45 to 54 years
775
55 to 59 years
367
60 to 64 years
333
65 to 74 years
450
75 to 84 years
311
85 years and over
175
Median age
44.40
Age

Race:

White
4,779
Hispanic or Latino
51
Black or African American
14
Asian
15
American Indian & Alaska Native
4
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
7
Two or More Races
35
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 26034

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
4,198
Civilian labor force
2,294
Employed
2,113
Unemployed
181
Armed Forces
11
Not in labor force
1,893
Percent Unemployed
7.9%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
2,079
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
1,642
Carpooled
367
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
21
Other means
16
Worked at home
33
Mean travel time
22.1 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,113
Management / business / science / arts
421
Service
578
Sales / office
485
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
244
Production / transportation / material moving
385
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,113
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
0
Construction
186
Manufacturing
301
Wholesale trade
33
Retail trade
198
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
82
Information
24
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
86
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
177
Educational services / health care / social assistance
482
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
345
Public administration
147
Other services
52
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,113
Private wage & salary workers
1,771
Government workers
254
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
88
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
2,198
Less than $10,000
219
$10,000 to $14,999
197
$15,000 to $24,999
502
$25,000 to $34,999
252
$35,000 to $49,999
399
$50,000 to $74,999
283
$75,000 to $99,999
179
$100,000 to $149,999
147
$150,000 to $199,999
9
$200,000 or more
11
Median household income
$32,458
Mean household income
$42,808
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
17.9%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 26034

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
A. T. Allison Elementary School
600 Railroad St
(304) 387-191543918316.3
Oak Glen Middle School
600 Indiana Ave
(304) 387-236365320714.8

Public libraries around Chester, WV

NameAddress
Lynn Murray Memorial Library601 Railroad Street
Chester, WV 26034

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 26034

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Ohio Valley Medical Center
2000 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 234-0123363
Reynolds Memorial Hospital
800 Wheeling Avenue
Glen Dale, WV 26038
(304) 845-3211140
Weirton Medical Center
601 Colliers Way
Weirton, WV 26062
(304) 797-6000240
Wheeling Hospital1 Medical Park
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 243-3000276

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 26034

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
La Bonne VieMountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort
Chester, WV 26034
American, International, Seafood, Steaks800-804-0468
Brunos Pizza569 Carolina Ave
Chester, WV 26034
Pizza304-387-3350
Hot Shots649 Carolina Ave
Chester, WV 26034
American, Bar Food, Barbecue, Italian, Ribs, Seafood, Steaks304-387-9475
McDonald's431 Carolina Ave
Chester, WV 26034
Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches304-387-1090
Pizza Depot442 Carolina Ave
Chester, WV 26034
Pizza304-387-3803
Romas PizzeriaSt Rt 8
Chester, WV 26034
Pizza304-387-2770

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