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26206 is the zip code for

Cowen, WV

Total population
2,976
Housing units
1,453
Land area
(sq. miles)
73.85
Density
(people per sq. mile)
40.30
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.46

Demographic data for zip code 26206

Gender:

Male
1,450
Female
1,526
Median age
Male
40.20
Female
43.80
Gender

Households:

Total households
1,191
Family households
841
Nonfamily households
350
Average household size
2.45
Average family size
2.86
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
1,453
Occupied housing units
1,191
Owner-occupied
913
Renter-occupied
278
Vacant housing units
262
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
213
5 to 9 years
168
10 to 14 years
164
15 to 19 years
200
20 to 24 years
154
25 to 34 years
321
35 to 44 years
374
45 to 54 years
416
55 to 59 years
256
60 to 64 years
222
65 to 74 years
254
75 to 84 years
152
85 years and over
82
Median age
42.20
Age

Race:

White
2,928
Hispanic or Latino
8
Black or African American
1
Asian
2
American Indian & Alaska Native
2
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
1
Two or More Races
34
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 26206

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
2,171
Civilian labor force
1,182
Employed
1,061
Unemployed
121
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
989
Percent Unemployed
10.2%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
1,040
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
911
Carpooled
86
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
36
Other means
0
Worked at home
7
Mean travel time
28.6 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,061
Management / business / science / arts
217
Service
221
Sales / office
255
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
232
Production / transportation / material moving
136
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,061
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
127
Construction
85
Manufacturing
153
Wholesale trade
24
Retail trade
171
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
13
Information
9
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
0
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
59
Educational services / health care / social assistance
277
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
89
Public administration
48
Other services
6
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
1,061
Private wage & salary workers
926
Government workers
117
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
18
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
1,201
Less than $10,000
181
$10,000 to $14,999
78
$15,000 to $24,999
315
$25,000 to $34,999
50
$35,000 to $49,999
194
$50,000 to $74,999
189
$75,000 to $99,999
104
$100,000 to $149,999
64
$150,000 to $199,999
0
$200,000 or more
26
Median household income
$31,840
Mean household income
$43,370
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
24.9%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 26206

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Glade Elementary School
One Park St
(304) 226-535333917216.6
Glade Middle School
One Park Street
(304) 226-535326215115.5

Public libraries around Cowen, WV

NameAddress
Upshur County Public Library
Teenreton Road
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Charles W. Gibson Public Library105 East Main Street
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Craigsville Public Library63 Library Lane
Craigsville, WV 26205
Cowen Public Library
47 Mill Street
Cowen, WV 26206

Universities and Colleges around 26206

NameAddressPhone
West Virginia Wesleyan College - College Advancement59 College Avenue
Buckhannon, WV 26201
(304) 473-8540
West Virginia Wesleyan College - Main Ofc- AdmissionsCollege Avenue
Buckhannon, WV 26201
(304) 473-8510

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 26206

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Davis Memorial Hospital
Gorman Avenue And Reed Street
Elkins, WV 26241
(304) 636-330090
Richwood Area Comm Hosp
Riverside Addition
Richwood, WV 26261
(304) 846-257334
St Joseph's Hosp Of Buckhannon
1 Amalia Drive
Buckhannon, WV 26201
(304) 473-200095
Webster County Mem Hospital324 Miller Mountain Drive
Webster Springs, WV 26288
(304) 847-568215

Crime rates


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