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ZIP Code 24892

Primary City:War, WV (View All Cities)
County: Mcdowell County
Timezone: Eastern (10:59pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.3, -81.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24892

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24892. 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 24892. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24892, 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:
War, WV
Acceptable:
Caretta, English, Yukon

Stats and Demographics for the 24892 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24892 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 24892 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24892 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,513
Population Density 69 people per sq mi
Housing Units 778
Median Home Value $34,900
Land Area 21.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 633
Median Household Income $17,946

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male465545543543436041435666603330191310
Female373736325534524855586465444442271615
Total83928186907795108961011201311047772462925

Gender

 Male 752 50%
 Female 761 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,438 95.0%
 Black Or African American 56 3.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 14 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner10245185115784317
Renter204445382921112
Total306896123144995419

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 294 46%
 Single Guardian 138 22%
 Singles 162 26%
 Singles With Roommate 39 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 438 69%
 Households with Kids 195 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9614999139156951213101898910
Female11792121126614296551068311
Total2013231121102515212011141818152815161221

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24892 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24892 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 24892 real estate data, the median home value of $34,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24892 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24892 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24892 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,513 100%
 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 98 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 325 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 210 27%
 Households Vacant 145 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 12%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 105 72%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 1%
 1 Bedroom 33 16%
 2 Bedroom 93 44%
 3+ Bedroom 80 38%
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 $17,946 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24892 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 24892 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 24892 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. Most commuters in 24892 can expect to fall in that range. 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 265 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 52 4%
 No Earnings 999 76%
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 265 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 52 4%
 No Earnings 999 76%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 279 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 32 10%
 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. 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 337 49%
 High School Graduate 334 48%
 Associate's degree 16 2%
 Bachelor's degree 6 1%
 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 169 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 34 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24892

ZIP Code 24892 is in the Mcdowell County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24892.

Southside K-8
13509 Rocket Boys Dr
War, WV 24892
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcdowell County School District

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