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ZIP Code 25879

Primary City:Minden, WV (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Fayette County
Timezone: Eastern (1:27pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.976, -81.115
ZIP (~800 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 25879

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 25879. 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 25879. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 25879, 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:
Minden, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 25879 ZIP Code

ZIP code 25879 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 25879 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 slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 25879 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 359
Population Density 221 people per sq mi
Housing Units 179
Median Home Value $40,600
Land Area 1.62 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 150
Median Household Income $22,443

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male109166118151612615251457440
Female917210981511131319131784422
Total192618162016302725193438311311862

Gender

 Male 183 51%
 Female 176 49%
Gender

Race

 White 343 95.5%
 Black Or African American 1 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.6%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 13 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner0111624391582
Renter381037400
Total3192627461982

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 74 49%
 Single Guardian 23 15%
 Singles 38 25%
 Singles With Roommate 15 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 108 72%
 Households with Kids 42 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12322022346213122105
Female30216511411000143113
Total42538533757213265218

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 25879 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 25879 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 25879 real estate data, the median home value of $40,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 25879 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 25879 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 359 100%
 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 39 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 76 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 35 20%
 Households Vacant 29 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 21%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 14 14%
 3+ Bedroom 83 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 $22,443 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 25879 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. In 25879 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 123 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 25 4%
 No Earnings 450 75%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 123 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 25 4%
 No Earnings 450 75%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 116 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 155 58%
 High School Graduate 85 32%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 25 9%
 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 71 53%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 23%
 Not Enrolled in School 32 24%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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