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ZIP Code 24216

Primary City:Appalachia, VA (View All Cities)
County: Wise County
Timezone: Eastern (5:26pm)
Area code: 276 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.0, -82.8
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24216

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24216. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 24216. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24216, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Appalachia, VA
Acceptable:
Exeter, Stonega

Stats and Demographics for the 24216 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24216 is located in southwest Virginia and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 24216 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24216 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,939
Population Density 44 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,436
Median Home Value $49,700
Land Area 67.44 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,242
Median Household Income $29,091

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11293921018881811061058910185956158402417
Female879083129101938688111851091101035957493040
Total199183175230189174167194216174210195198120115895457

Gender

 Male 1,429 49%
 Female 1,510 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,843 96.7%
 Black Or African American 56 1.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.3%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 26 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner16641351401931319239
Renter539083806434208
Total6915421822025716511247

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 530 43%
 Single Guardian 283 23%
 Singles 376 30%
 Singles With Roommate 53 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 828 67%
 Households with Kids 414 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2027232616181618252316171719222721191221
Female1218202016171620211821111617182829252924
Total3245434632353238464137283336405550444145

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24216 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24216 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 24216 real estate data, the median home value of $49,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24216 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24216 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24216 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,939 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 384 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 426 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 432 30%
 Households Vacant 194 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 45 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Sale Only 38 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 87 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 55 15%
 2 Bedroom 190 51%
 3+ Bedroom 129 34%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $29,091 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24216 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 24216 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 24216. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 554 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 478 21%
 No Earnings 1,264 55%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 554 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 478 21%
 No Earnings 1,264 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 731 95.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 32 4.2%
 Worked at Home 3 0.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 226 25%
 High School Graduate 425 48%
 Associate's degree 128 14%
 Bachelor's degree 87 10%
 Master's degree 15 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 13 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 469 82.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 101 17.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24216

ZIP Code 24216 is in the Wise County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24216.

Appalachia Elementary
3965 Kent Junction Rd
Appalachia, VA 24216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wise County Public Schools

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