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ZIP Code 24277

Primary City:Pennington Gap, VA (View All Cities)
County: Lee County
Timezone: Eastern (3:28am)
Area code: 276 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.8, -83.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24277

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24277. 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 24277. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24277, 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:
Pennington Gap, VA
Acceptable:
Penningtn Gap
Unacceptable:
Pennington

Stats and Demographics for the 24277 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24277 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 24277 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24277 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,849
Population Density 111 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,868
Median Home Value $71,700
Land Area 52.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,505
Median Household Income $29,663

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male158184186201184139165180162222251207202169121775838
Female1331691491761661441701981812042392291921781541077878
Total291353335377350283335378343426490436394347275184136116

Gender

 Male 2,904 50%
 Female 2,945 50%
Gender

Race

 White 5,676 97.0%
 Black Or African American 68 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 0.2%
 Asian 16 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 22 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 52 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3810920835136032319476
Renter75167154162124925022
Total11327636251348441524498

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,158 46%
 Single Guardian 467 19%
 Singles 783 31%
 Singles With Roommate 97 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,833 73%
 Households with Kids 672 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3531273134313740422938404534354527454949
Female2427213432282436492039283527322838433539
Total5958486566596176914977688061677365888488

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24277 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24277 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 24277 real estate data, the median home value of $71,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 24277. Rentals in 24277 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24277 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,759 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 90 2%
 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 706 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 953 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 846 29%
 Households Vacant 363 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 78 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 33 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 211 58%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 80 12%
 2 Bedroom 376 56%
 3+ Bedroom 216 32%
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 $29,663 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24277 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 24277 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. Most commuters in 24277 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,141 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 899 17%
 No Earnings 3,374 62%
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 1,141 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 899 17%
 No Earnings 3,374 62%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,274 99%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 15 1%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 876 29.6%
 High School Graduate 1,652 55.8%
 Associate's degree 139 4.7%
 Bachelor's degree 179 6.0%
 Master's degree 74 2.5%
 Professional school degree 20 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 22 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 831 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 54 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24277

ZIP Code 24277 is in the Lee County Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24277.

Elk Knob Elementary
Hwy 421
Pennington Gap, VA 24277
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lee County Public Schools
Pennington Middle School
201 Middle School Dr
Pennington Gap, VA 24277
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lee County Public Schools

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