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ZIP Code 24831

Primary City:Elkhorn, WV (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Mcdowell County
Timezone: Eastern (4:48am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.40, -81.39
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24831

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24831. 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 24831. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24831, 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:
Elkhorn, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 24831 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24831 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 24831 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24831 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 250
Population Density 142 people per sq mi
Housing Units 119
Median Home Value $43,800
Land Area 1.76 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 101
Median Household Income $18,917

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 50


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56511
5-95813
10-1451217
15-1981018
20-246612
25-298715
30-3414519
35-395813
40-444610
45-4910616
50-5471017
55-59111223
60-6431316
65-69279
70-743811
75-79022
80-845914
85 Plus21214

Gender

 Male 104 42%
 Female 146 58%
Gender

Race

 White 144 57.6%
 Black Or African American 104 41.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24213
25-3410010
35-44549
45-549312
55-6425126
65-7414317
75-8412113
85 Plus10111

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 32 32%
 Single Guardian 35 35%
 Singles 30 30%
 Singles With Roommate 4 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 74 73%
 Households with Kids 27 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1112
2224
3213
4112
5101
6123
7134
8224
9011
10224
11246
12022
13011
14134
15134
16213
17213
18145
19213
20112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24831 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24831 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 24831 real estate data, the median home value of $43,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 24831 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24831 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 250 100%
 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 12 10%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 75 63%
 Renter Occupied Households 14 12%
 Households Vacant 18 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 33%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 9 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 15 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $18,917 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, 24831 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 24831 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 34 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11 7%
 No Earnings 119 73%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 34 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11 7%
 No Earnings 119 73%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 45 100%
 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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 38 54%
 High School Graduate 33 46%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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