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ZIP Code 24729

Primary City:Hiawatha, WV (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Mercer County
Timezone: Eastern (7:24pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.46, -81.26
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24729

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24729. 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 24729. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24729, 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:
Hiawatha, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 24729 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24729 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 24729 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24729 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 149
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 79
Median Home Value $15,400
Land Area 4.86 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 64
Median Household Income $23,036

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male0363125106936847300
Female24610426551038104120
Total27124167161114139161411420

Gender

 Male 76 51%
 Female 73 49%
Gender

Race

 White 148 99.3%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner04810141550
Renter11031110
Total15813151660

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 33 52%
 Single Guardian 11 17%
 Singles 17 27%
 Singles With Roommate 3 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 48 75%
 Households with Kids 16 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male00000110120022010110
Female10010012114010001000
Total10010122234032011110

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24729 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24729 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 24729 real estate data, the median home value of $15,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24729 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 149 100%
 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 11 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 45 57%
 Renter Occupied Households 8 10%
 Households Vacant 15 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 13%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 73%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $23,036 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24729 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, 24729 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. In 24729 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 24 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16 14%
 No Earnings 76 66%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 24 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 16 14%
 No Earnings 76 66%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 24 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 46 79%
 High School Graduate 12 21%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 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 11 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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