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ZIP Code 24868

Primary City:Northfork, WV (View All Cities)
County: Mcdowell County
Timezone: Eastern (3:30pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.40, -81.39
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24868

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24868. 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 24868. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24868, 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:
Northfork, WV
Acceptable:
Algoma, Ashland, Crumpler, Keystone, Mc Dowell, Powhatan, Worth

Stats and Demographics for the 24868 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24868 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 24868 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 large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24868 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,686
Population Density 42 people per sq mi
Housing Units 948
Median Home Value $26,300
Land Area 40.46 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 688
Median Household Income $28,781

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male445656483431646433447065644022131415
Female524357575043565547517984525727264429
Total9699113105847412011980951491491169749395844

Gender

 Male 777 46%
 Female 909 54%
Gender

Race

 White 1,015 60.2%
 Black Or African American 648 38.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.3%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 13 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner84178124134886734
Renter9132128229102
Total175499152156977736

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 271 39%
 Single Guardian 188 27%
 Singles 212 31%
 Singles With Roommate 17 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 484 70%
 Households with Kids 204 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5131261211148111813997131213734
Female79101513413761513111171612713910
Total1222222125152715173326202014292420201214

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24868 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24868 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 24868 real estate data, the median home value of $26,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24868 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24868 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24868 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,686 100%
 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 109 11%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 465 49%
 Renter Occupied Households 114 12%
 Households Vacant 260 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 33 12.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.8%
 For Sale Only 23 8.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 5.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 16.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 144 55.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 7%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 34 28%
 3+ Bedroom 80 65%
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 $28,781 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 24868 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 24868 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 281 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 95 8%
 No Earnings 889 70%
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 281 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 95 8%
 No Earnings 889 70%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 306 90%
 Public transportation 5 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 20 6%
 Worked at Home 8 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. 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 201 45%
 High School Graduate 178 40%
 Associate's degree 17 4%
 Bachelor's degree 51 11%
 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 319 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 58 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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