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ZIP Code 24870

Primary City:Oceana, WV (View All Cities)
County: Wyoming County
Timezone: Eastern (3:14pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.7, -81.6
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24870

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24870. 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 24870. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24870, 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:
Oceana, WV
Unacceptable:
Crany, Hatcher, Rollins Branch, Toneyfork

Stats and Demographics for the 24870 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24870 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 24870 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 a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24870 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,874
Population Density 74 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,308
Median Home Value $62,100
Land Area 38.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,195
Median Household Income $36,702

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
Male8796104746674949181891261141046853332712
Female8385917067899680881101241111346866514622
Total170181195144133163190171169199250225238136119847334

Gender

 Male 1,393 48%
 Female 1,481 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,827 98.4%
 Black Or African American 6 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.1%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 30 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1810711620822914811027
Renter264641354521144
Total4415315724327416912431

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 668 56%
 Single Guardian 169 14%
 Singles 327 27%
 Singles With Roommate 31 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 839 70%
 Households with Kids 356 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1821111920191719212526162314131214181715
Female1218211614191625111820221714131812161114
Total3039323534383344324346384028263026342829

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24870 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24870 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 24870 real estate data, the median home value of $62,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 24870. Rentals in 24870 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24870 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,874 100%
 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 369 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 594 45%
 Renter Occupied Households 232 18%
 Households Vacant 113 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 20 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 10 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 73 65%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 33 13%
 1 Bedroom 4 2%
 2 Bedroom 107 42%
 3+ Bedroom 110 43%
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 $36,702 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24870 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. However, that is not the case in 24870. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 718 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 493 19%
 No Earnings 1,399 54%
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 718 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 493 19%
 No Earnings 1,399 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,001 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 43 4%
 Worked at Home 37 3%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 222 20.1%
 High School Graduate 812 73.5%
 Associate's degree 4 0.4%
 Bachelor's degree 33 3.0%
 Master's degree 34 3.1%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 486 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 14 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 63 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24870

ZIP Code 24870 is in the Wyoming County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24870.

Oceana Middle School
309 Cook Parkway
Oceana, WV 24870
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wyoming County School District
Berlin Mckinney Elementary School
405 Cook Parkway
Oceana, WV 24870
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wyoming County School District

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