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ZIP Code 24279

Primary City:Pound, VA (View All Cities)
County: Wise County
Timezone: Eastern (10:26am)
Area code: 276 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.1, -82.6
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24279

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24279. 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 24279. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24279, 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:
Pound, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 24279 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24279 is located in southwest 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 24279 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24279 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,541
Population Density 69 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,197
Median Home Value $85,000
Land Area 80.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,909
Median Household Income $36,114

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5134144278
5-9135148283
10-14179140319
15-19159159318
20-24220125345
25-29306123429
30-34299150449
35-39268141409
40-44237187424
45-49260177437
50-54230189419
55-59184172356
60-64162165327
65-69132119251
70-7410592197
75-795274126
80-84366197
85 Plus245377

Gender

 Male 3,122 56%
 Female 2,419 44%
Gender

Race

 White 4,902 88.5%
 Black Or African American 579 10.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.0%
 Asian 9 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 21 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 27 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24174259
25-3414381224
35-4424191332
45-5433971410
55-6431659375
65-7426926295
75-8413514149
85 Plus60565

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,097 57%
 Single Guardian 312 16%
 Singles 437 23%
 Singles With Roommate 63 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,293 68%
 Households with Kids 616 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1332255
2293261
3333669
4212546
5253257
6242145
7263056
8314071
9292554
10382866
11412869
12303161
13353469
14351954
15303262
16303363
17283462
18373269
19342862
20342559

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24279 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24279 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 24279 real estate data, the median home value of $85,000 is low 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 24279. Rentals in 24279 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24279 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,760 85.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 776 14.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 647 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 873 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 389 18%
 Households Vacant 288 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 39 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 29 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 37 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 175 61%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 18 4%
 1 Bedroom 35 9%
 2 Bedroom 123 31%
 3+ Bedroom 225 56%
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 $36,114 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24279 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 24279 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 24279 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,219 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 981 21%
 No Earnings 2,462 53%
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 1,219 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 981 21%
 No Earnings 2,462 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,666 97.0%
 Public transportation 26 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 0.3%
 Worked at Home 6 0.3%
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 878 37.1%
 High School Graduate 1,253 53.0%
 Associate's degree 81 3.4%
 Bachelor's degree 103 4.4%
 Master's degree 40 1.7%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 897 89.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 30 3.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 74 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24279

ZIP Code 24279 is in the Wise County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24279.

J.w. Adams Combined
10824 Orby Cantrell Hwy
Pound, VA 24279
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wise County Public Schools

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