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26261 is the zip code for

Richwood, WV

Total population
2,701
Housing units
1,634
Land area
(sq. miles)
98.68
Density
(people per sq. mile)
27.37
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.52

Demographic data for zip code 26261

Gender:

Male
1,303
Female
1,398
Median age
Male
49.00
Female
49.60
Gender

Households:

Total households
1,176
Family households
743
Nonfamily households
433
Average household size
2.22
Average family size
2.76
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
1,634
Occupied housing units
1,176
Owner-occupied
877
Renter-occupied
299
Vacant housing units
458
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
138
5 to 9 years
136
10 to 14 years
121
15 to 19 years
181
20 to 24 years
121
25 to 34 years
240
35 to 44 years
279
45 to 54 years
361
55 to 59 years
253
60 to 64 years
217
65 to 74 years
349
75 to 84 years
208
85 years and over
97
Median age
49.30
Age

Race:

White
2,612
Hispanic or Latino
19
Black or African American
6
Asian
3
American Indian & Alaska Native
12
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
1
Other (One Race)
0
Two or More Races
48
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 26261

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
2,364
Civilian labor force
896
Employed
729
Unemployed
167
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
1,468
Percent Unemployed
18.6%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
720
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
566
Carpooled
38
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
0
Walked
63
Other means
0
Worked at home
53
Mean travel time
24.2 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
729
Management / business / science / arts
170
Service
245
Sales / office
117
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
110
Production / transportation / material moving
87
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
729
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
31
Construction
40
Manufacturing
67
Wholesale trade
16
Retail trade
113
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
24
Information
0
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
9
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
20
Educational services / health care / social assistance
257
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
99
Public administration
22
Other services
31
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
729
Private wage & salary workers
449
Government workers
146
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
127
Unpaid family workers
7
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
1,154
Less than $10,000
178
$10,000 to $14,999
139
$15,000 to $24,999
272
$25,000 to $34,999
189
$35,000 to $49,999
89
$50,000 to $74,999
177
$75,000 to $99,999
66
$100,000 to $149,999
39
$150,000 to $199,999
5
$200,000 or more
0
Median household income
$24,667
Mean household income
$33,277
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
32.4%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 26261

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Cherry River Elementary School
Riverside Drive
(304) 846-664622614010.3
Richwood High School
1 Valley Ave
(304) 846-259146723016.4
Richwood Middle School
2 Valley Ave
(304) 846-263833116813.0

Public libraries around Richwood, WV

NameAddress
Richwood Public Library
8 White Ave.
Richwood, WV 26261

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 26261

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

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 26261

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Pizza HutCherry River Plz
Richwood, WV 26261
Italian, Pizza304-846-4007
Subway Sandwiches & Salads1 Park Pl
Richwood, WV 26261
Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches304-846-6294

Crime rates


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