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ZIP Code 24701

Primary City:Bluefield, WV (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Bluefield
County: Mercer County
Timezone: Eastern (9:29am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.3, -81.1
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24701

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24701. 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 24701. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24701, 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, WV
Acceptable:
Bluewell, Green Valley
Unacceptable:
Ada, Brush Fork, Ceres, Littlesburg, Lorton Lick, Sandlick

Stats and Demographics for the 24701 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24701 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 24701 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 large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24701 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,786
Population Density 323 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,339
Median Home Value $67,400
Land Area 64.43 sq mi
Water Area 0.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,068
Median Household Income $32,646

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
Male641563615658656528588584576643715805716514377287215172
Female589550573646675611633624600698858857749565494453383375
Total1,2301,1131,1881,3041,3311,1391,2211,2081,1761,3411,5731,6621,4651,079871740598547

Gender

 Male 9,853 47%
 Female 10,933 53%
Gender

Race

 White 17,517 84.3%
 Black Or African American 2,719 13.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.2%
 Asian 66 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 37 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 403 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1145088331,1421,5381,073804350
Renter38960342247436223416656
Total5031,1111,2551,6161,9001,307970406

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,956 44%
 Single Guardian 1,755 19%
 Singles 2,906 32%
 Singles With Roommate 451 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,617 73%
 Households with Kids 2,451 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13813012611110212112211999119119131124122139129136122132135
Female12212012410396109100125120106114115125113133131124141117149
Total260250250214198230222244219225233246249235272260260263249284

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24701 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 24701 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 24701 real estate data, the median home value of $67,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24701 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24701 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24701 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,598 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 123 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 41 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,889 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,473 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,706 26%
 Households Vacant 1,271 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 347 27.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 0.9%
 For Sale Only 143 11.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 148 11.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 88 6.9%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 531 41.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 61 2%
 1 Bedroom 503 20%
 2 Bedroom 1,224 48%
 3+ Bedroom 785 31%
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 $32,646 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24701 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 24701 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,486 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,532 21%
 No Earnings 8,193 48%
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 5,486 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,532 21%
 No Earnings 8,193 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,299 90.5%
 Public transportation 40 0.5%
 Taxicab 14 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 377 4.7%
 Worked at Home 335 4.2%
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 1,419 20.7%
 High School Graduate 3,992 58.3%
 Associate's degree 254 3.7%
 Bachelor's degree 908 13.3%
 Master's degree 120 1.8%
 Professional school degree 131 1.9%
 Doctorate degree 28 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,101 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 161 4.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 451 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24701

ZIP Code 24701 is in the Mercer County School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24701.

Bluewell Elementary School
205 Bluewell School Rd Androut
Bluefield, WV 24701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mercer County School District
Brushfork Elementary School
Rt 4 Box 93
Bluefield, WV 24701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mercer County School District
Ceres Elementary School
Rt 2 Box 189
Bluefield, WV 24701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mercer County School District
Memorial Primary School
319 Memorial Ave
Bluefield, WV 24701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mercer County School District
Whitethorn Elementary School
1919 Maryland Ave
Bluefield, WV 24701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mercer County School District
Bluefield Middle School
2002 Stadium Dr
Bluefield, WV 24701
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Mercer County School District
Bluefield Intermediate School
1301 Southview Dr
Bluefield, WV 24701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mercer County School District
Bluefield High School
535 West Cumberland Rd
Bluefield, WV 24701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Mercer County School District
Valley View Adventist School
Green Valley Rd
Bluefield, WV 24701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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