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ZIP Code 25843

Primary City:Ghent, WV (View All Cities)
County: Raleigh County
Timezone: Eastern (7:12pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.62, -81.13
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 25843

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 25843. 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 25843. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 25843, 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:
Ghent, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 25843 ZIP Code

ZIP code 25843 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 25843 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 25843 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 791
Population Density 56 people per sq mi
Housing Units 562
Median Home Value $183,000
Land Area 14.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 345
Median Household Income $57,214

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1323322315112426342936254238161643
Female1791621141227183235244828262115711
Total303248442923514466646073706437311114

Gender

 Male 410 52%
 Female 381 48%
Gender

Race

 White 777 98.2%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 3 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 9 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner417486371582910
Renter2101065831
Total627586976663211

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 213 62%
 Single Guardian 27 8%
 Singles 92 27%
 Singles With Roommate 13 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 268 78%
 Households with Kids 77 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male21353367456957269333
Female53133410142433716432
Total74486777598138109715765

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 25843 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 25843 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 25843 real estate data, the median home value of $183,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 25843. Rentals in 25843 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 25843 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 791 100%
 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 153 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 147 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 45 8%
 Households Vacant 217 39%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 0.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 13 6.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 176 81.1%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 9.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 23 14%
 3+ Bedroom 139 86%
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 $57,214 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 25843 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 25843 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 25843 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 396 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 179 22%
 No Earnings 244 30%
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 396 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 179 22%
 No Earnings 244 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 453 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 48 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

Compared to other ZIPs, 25843 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 291 81%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 67 19%
 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 28 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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