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ZIP Code 24888

Primary City:Thorpe, WV (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Mcdowell County
Timezone: Eastern (2:23pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.4, -81.5
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24888

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24888. 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 24888. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24888, 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:
Thorpe, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 24888 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24888 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 24888 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 slightly higher than average. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24888 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 167
Population Density 30 people per sq mi
Housing Units 93
Median Home Value $31,600
Land Area 5.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 79
Median Household Income $50,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male13336618913591022121
Female52417433631210512662
Total1857713511127617191534783

Gender

 Male 85 51%
 Female 82 49%
Gender

Race

 White 135 80.8%
 Black Or African American 30 18.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.6%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner45511187102
Renter23452010
Total68916207112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 31 39%
 Single Guardian 15 19%
 Singles 30 38%
 Singles With Roommate 3 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 60 76%
 Households with Kids 19 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male06231110011010112111
Female20301001000112001001
Total26532111011122113112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24888 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24888 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 24888 real estate data, the median home value of $31,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24888 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 167 100%
 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 15 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 47 51%
 Renter Occupied Households 17 18%
 Households Vacant 14 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 8 57%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $50,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 24888 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 24888 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 78 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15 8%
 No Earnings 106 53%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 78 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 15 8%
 No Earnings 106 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 84 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 4 5%
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 34 40%
 High School Graduate 46 55%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 4 5%
 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 31 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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