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ZIP Code 24605

Primary City:Bluefield, VA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Bluefield
County: Mercer County
Timezone: Eastern (1:00pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.3, -81.4
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24605

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24605. 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 24605. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24605, 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:
Bluefield, VA
Acceptable:
Yards

Stats and Demographics for the 24605 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24605 is located in southwest West 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 24605 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is 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 24605 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,301
Population Density 193 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,293
Median Home Value $94,200
Land Area 48.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,828
Median Household Income $44,083

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male23828229628726622824427727227733733433822117014610090
Female254273285347282214286273272290395359344242220184180198
Total492555581634548442530550544567732693682463390330280288

Gender

 Male 4,403 47%
 Female 4,898 53%
Gender

Race

 White 8,625 92.7%
 Black Or African American 399 4.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 115 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 22 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 133 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner26230391578662464359156
Renter108208175139149726942
Total134438566717811536428198

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,055 54%
 Single Guardian 563 15%
 Singles 1,070 28%
 Singles With Roommate 140 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,729 71%
 Households with Kids 1,099 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4241505863594452646460564967445163696069
Female4049575763556049465668595151685551868768
Total8290107115126114104101110120128115100118112106114155147137

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24605 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24605 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 24605 real estate data, the median home value of $94,200 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 24605. Rentals in 24605 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24605 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,986 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 74 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 239 2.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,368 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,498 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 962 22%
 Households Vacant 465 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 88 18.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1.3%
 For Sale Only 47 10.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 5.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 58 12.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 238 51.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 18 2%
 1 Bedroom 33 4%
 2 Bedroom 401 53%
 3+ Bedroom 311 41%
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 $44,083 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 24605 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 24605 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. More commuters in 24605 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,376 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,457 21%
 No Earnings 3,189 45%
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 2,376 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,457 21%
 No Earnings 3,189 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,090 94.9%
 Public transportation 19 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 92 2.8%
 Worked at Home 55 1.7%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 637 20.8%
 High School Graduate 1,718 56.1%
 Associate's degree 114 3.7%
 Bachelor's degree 357 11.7%
 Master's degree 152 5.0%
 Professional school degree 62 2.0%
 Doctorate degree 24 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,028 80.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 116 9.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 130 10.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24605

ZIP Code 24605 is in the Tazewell County Public Schools. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24605.

Abbs Valley-Boissevain Elementary
7030 Abb's Valley Rd
Bluefield, VA 24605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tazewell County Public Schools
Dudley Primary
1840 Tazewell Ave
Bluefield, VA 24605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tazewell County Public Schools
Graham Intermediate
808 Greever Ave
Bluefield, VA 24605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tazewell County Public Schools
Graham Middle School
1 Academic Circle
Bluefield, VA 24605
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tazewell County Public Schools
Graham High School
210 Valleydale
Bluefield, VA 24605
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tazewell County Public Schools

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