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ZIP Code 25865

Primary City:Lester, WV (View All Cities)
County: Raleigh County
Timezone: Eastern (12:39pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.73, -81.36
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 25865

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 25865. 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 25865. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 25865, 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:
Lester, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 25865 ZIP Code

ZIP code 25865 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 25865 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 large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 25865 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,475
Population Density 58 people per sq mi
Housing Units 651
Median Home Value $96,300
Land Area 25.44 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 576
Median Household Income $65,163

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5046363842414456434859646837386175
Female614747433934504149486348653524161215
Total1119383818175949792961221121337262222920

Gender

 Male 738 50%
 Female 737 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,387 94.0%
 Black Or African American 66 4.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 19 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner125590102122842515
Renter1213141011551
Total2468104112133893016

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 357 62%
 Single Guardian 71 12%
 Singles 124 22%
 Singles With Roommate 24 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 401 70%
 Households with Kids 175 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male914101061251112667985109959
Female15121113985131211109611137116610
Total2426212315201024241716161519181720151119

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 25865 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 25865 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 25865 real estate data, the median home value of $96,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 25865. Rentals in 25865 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 25865 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,475 100%
 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 225 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 280 43%
 Renter Occupied Households 71 11%
 Households Vacant 75 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 23%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 61%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 48 53%
 3+ Bedroom 42 47%
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 $65,163 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 25865 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 25865 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 460 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 144 13%
 No Earnings 504 45%
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 460 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 144 13%
 No Earnings 504 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 533 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 29 5%
 Worked at Home 28 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. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 116 22%
 High School Graduate 305 57%
 Associate's degree 38 7%
 Bachelor's degree 46 9%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 28 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 158 98%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 25865

ZIP Code 25865 is in the Raleigh County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 25865.

Lester Elementary
1970 Lester Hwy Rt. 54
Lester, WV 25865
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Raleigh County School District

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