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ZIP Code 24879

Primary City:Raysal, WV (View All Cities)
County: Mcdowell County
Timezone: Eastern (10:07pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.35, -81.78
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24879

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24879. 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 24879. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24879, 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:
Raysal, WV
Unacceptable:
Atwell

Stats and Demographics for the 24879 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24879 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 24879 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 small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24879 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 657
Population Density 42 people per sq mi
Housing Units 314
Median Home Value $43,300
Land Area 15.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 274
Median Household Income $18,472

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male17201528168282522213424321413951
Female151524211517232726233128251410821
Total3235394931255152484465525728231772

Gender

 Male 332 51%
 Female 325 49%
Gender

Race

 White 650 98.9%
 Black Or African American 2 0.3%
 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 5 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21840506034162
Renter7141075540
Total93250576539202

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 159 58%
 Single Guardian 43 16%
 Singles 60 22%
 Singles With Roommate 12 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 190 69%
 Households with Kids 84 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male32533832411148478183
Female33713119143791442564
Total65124694115548139811106147

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24879 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24879 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 24879 real estate data, the median home value of $43,300 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 24879. Rentals in 24879 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24879 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 657 100%
 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 26 8%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 196 62%
 Renter Occupied Households 52 17%
 Households Vacant 40 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 23%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 60%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 19 22%
 3+ Bedroom 67 78%
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 $18,472 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24879 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, 24879 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 24879 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 40 7%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 54 10%
 No Earnings 461 83%
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 40 7%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 54 10%
 No Earnings 461 83%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 84 100%
 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 130 75%
 High School Graduate 43 25%
 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 73 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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