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ZIP Code 24970

Primary City:Ronceverte, WV (View All Cities)
County: Greenbrier County
Timezone: Eastern (2:47pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.73, -80.54
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24970

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24970. 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 24970. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24970, 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:
Ronceverte, WV
Acceptable:
Fort Spring, Organ Cave

Stats and Demographics for the 24970 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24970 is located in south 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 24970 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 less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24970 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,575
Population Density 113 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,273
Median Home Value $82,400
Land Area 40.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,943
Median Household Income $31,849

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1281251491339414610911815917520715215010089575230
Female118145151144109133129134169176192165158122104937585
Total246270300277203279238252328351399317308222193150127115

Gender

 Male 2,173 47%
 Female 2,402 53%
Gender

Race

 White 4,317 94.4%
 Black Or African American 155 3.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.2%
 Asian 9 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 22 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 63 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1612420832230523615754
Renter511149111972392510
Total6723829944137727518264

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 914 47%
 Single Guardian 331 17%
 Singles 590 30%
 Singles With Roommate 108 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,371 71%
 Households with Kids 572 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2427272128201825342636252141302630252212
Female2125202927412232233434232931303631291817
Total4552475055614057576070485072606261544029

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24970 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24970 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 24970 real estate data, the median home value of $82,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24970 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24970 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24970 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,480 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 87 1.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 713 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 709 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 521 23%
 Households Vacant 330 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 44 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 35 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 106 32%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 132 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 21 4%
 2 Bedroom 247 47%
 3+ Bedroom 255 49%
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 $31,849 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24970 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. More commuters in 24970 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 1,391 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,146 30%
 No Earnings 1,332 34%
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 1,391 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,146 30%
 No Earnings 1,332 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,036 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 53 2%
 Worked at Home 55 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 243 15.3%
 High School Graduate 1,119 70.5%
 Associate's degree 60 3.8%
 Bachelor's degree 152 9.6%
 Master's degree 7 0.4%
 Professional school degree 4 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 692 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 11 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 197 22%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24970

ZIP Code 24970 is in the Greenbrier County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24970.

Eastern Greenbrier Middle School
Davisstuart Rd
Ronceverte, WV 24970
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Greenbrier County School District
Ronceverte Elementary
246 Ronceverte Ele Sch Dr
Ronceverte, WV 24970
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Greenbrier County School District
Seneca Trail Christian Academy
Rr 2 Box 269
Ronceverte, WV 24970
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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