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ZIP Code 24861

Primary City:Maybeury, WV (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Mcdowell County
Timezone: Eastern (4:55pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.40, -81.39
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24861

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24861. 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 24861. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24861, 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:
Maybeury, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 24861 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24861 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 24861 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24861 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 307
Population Density 77 people per sq mi
Housing Units 167
Median Home Value $19,500
Land Area 4.00 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 123
Median Household Income $14,844

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 44

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


 Male 151 49%
 Female 156 51%


 White 141 46%
 Black Or African American 155 50%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 2%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 4 1%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 38 31%
 Single Guardian 44 36%
 Singles 36 29%
 Singles With Roommate 5 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 90 73%
 Households with Kids 33 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24861 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24861 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 24861 real estate data, the median home value of $19,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24861 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24861 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24861 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 307 100%
 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 12 7%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 75 45%
 Renter Occupied Households 36 22%
 Households Vacant 44 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 68%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 31 76%
 3+ Bedroom 10 24%
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 $14,844 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24861 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 24861 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 24861 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 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, 24861 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 24861 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 7 2%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 44 12%
 No Earnings 306 86%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7 2%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 44 12%
 No Earnings 306 86%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7 29%
 Public transportation 17 71%
 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. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 42 38%
 High School Graduate 39 35%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 29 26%
 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 44 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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