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ZIP Code 24712

Primary City:Athens, WV (View All Cities)
County: Mercer County
Timezone: Eastern (4:31pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.44, -81.02
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24712

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24712. 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 24712. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24712, 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:
Athens, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 24712 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24712 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 24712 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is small. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24712 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,063
Population Density 233 people per sq mi
Housing Units 731
Median Home Value $119,100
Land Area 8.85 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 645
Median Household Income $38,043

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 24


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5383674
5-9433578
10-14414283
15-19182201383
20-24244241485
25-29463884
30-34383775
35-39374077
40-44404484
45-49413677
50-545252104
55-594962111
60-645166117
65-69354984
70-74272956
75-79222143
80-84151328
85 Plus51520

Gender

 Male 1,006 49%
 Female 1,057 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,919 93.0%
 Black Or African American 83 4.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.0%
 Asian 33 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 22 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2477481
25-34364581
35-44771794
45-548317100
55-6410822130
65-7480484
75-8454458
85 Plus15217

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 326 51%
 Single Guardian 68 11%
 Singles 197 31%
 Singles With Roommate 54 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 483 75%
 Households with Kids 162 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
18513
28917
312820
42810
516521
68816
79817
861218
9426
1091120
117613
128412
1371320
1410818
159615
1651318
179817
185956115
19100118218
208589174

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24712 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24712 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 24712 real estate data, the median home value of $119,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 24712. Rentals in 24712 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24712 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,433 69%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 630 31%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 225 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 235 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 185 25%
 Households Vacant 86 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 18 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 19%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 53%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 17 10%
 1 Bedroom 13 7%
 2 Bedroom 75 42%
 3+ Bedroom 72 41%
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 $38,043 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 24712 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. 24712 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 24712 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 260 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 857 51%
 No Earnings 566 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 260 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 857 51%
 No Earnings 566 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 528 76%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 141 20%
 Worked at Home 30 4%
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. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 51 14%
 High School Graduate 223 60%
 Associate's degree 6 2%
 Bachelor's degree 41 11%
 Master's degree 13 3%
 Professional school degree 18 5%
 Doctorate degree 22 6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 193 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24712

ZIP Code 24712 is in the Mercer County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24712.

Athens School
205 South State St
Athens, WV 24712
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mercer County School District

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