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ZIP Code 24843

Primary City:Hensley, WV (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Mcdowell County
Timezone: Eastern (3:12pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.46, -81.65
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24843

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24843. 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 24843. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24843, 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:
Hensley, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 24843 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24843 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 24843 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 large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24843 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 158
Population Density 47 people per sq mi
Housing Units 68
Median Home Value $62,100
Land Area 3.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 62
Median Household Income $20,673

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58917
5-96814
10-147310
15-19527
20-24336
25-29358
30-34369
35-39246
40-448311
45-49077
50-5471219
55-5912618
60-649615
65-69314
70-74011
75-79123
80-84112
85 Plus101

Gender

 Male 79 50%
 Female 79 50%
Gender

Race

 White 157 99.4%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24101
25-34459
35-447310
45-549211
55-6419322
65-74505
75-84303
85 Plus101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 31 50%
 Single Guardian 11 18%
 Singles 18 29%
 Singles With Roommate 2 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 41 66%
 Households with Kids 21 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1235
2112
3325
4101
5112
6134
7112
8123
9213
10112
11404
12011
13112
14101
15000
16101
17202
18224
19000
20000

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24843 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24843 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 24843 real estate data, the median home value of $62,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 24843.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 158 100%
 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 7 10%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 42 62%
 Renter Occupied Households 13 19%
 Households Vacant 6 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 5 83%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $20,673 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24843 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. 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, 24843 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 24843 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 17 12%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 123 88%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 17 12%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 0 0%
 No Earnings 123 88%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17 100%
 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 23 38%
 High School Graduate 37 62%
 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

Nearby ZIP Codes