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ZIP Code 24221

Primary City:Blackwater, VA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (4:20pm)
Coordinates:36.6, -83.0
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24221

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24221. 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 24221. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24221, 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:
Blackwater, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 24221 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24221 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 24221 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24221 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 938
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 552
Median Home Value $96,100
Land Area 50.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 409
Median Household Income $44,938

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male25263428212718363230483435242613108
Female242329262220222834303330373516251415
Total494963544347406466608164725942382423

Gender

 Male 475 51%
 Female 463 49%
Gender

Race

 White 926 98.7%
 Black Or African American 1 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner328487270743717
Renter2122085643
Total540688075804120

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 230 56%
 Single Guardian 52 13%
 Singles 121 30%
 Singles With Roommate 6 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 293 72%
 Households with Kids 116 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8555475642126686116325
Female936524557331238966234
Total178111061110111151518916151712559

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24221 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24221 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 24221 real estate data, the median home value of $96,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 24221. Rentals in 24221 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24221 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 938 100%
 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 106 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 243 44%
 Renter Occupied Households 60 11%
 Households Vacant 143 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 5.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.7%
 For Sale Only 8 5.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 47 32.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 79 55.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 22 39%
 3+ Bedroom 34 61%
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 $44,938 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 24221 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 24221 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 252 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 195 26%
 No Earnings 310 41%
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 252 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 195 26%
 No Earnings 310 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 399 92%
 Public transportation 11 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 26 6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 40 15%
 High School Graduate 211 81%
 Associate's degree 11 4%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 173 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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