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ZIP Code 24853

Post Office City:Kimball, WV (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: McDowell County
Timezone: Eastern (5:38pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.427, -81.508
ZIP (~700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24853

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 24853. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 24853 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Kimball, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 24853 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24853 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 24853 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24853 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 793
Population Density 36 people per sq mi
Housing Units 446
Median Home Value $31,400
Land Area 21.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 340
Median Household Income $19,744

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 47

Under 5191534
85 Plus21517


 Male 377 48%
 Female 416 52%


 White 595 75.0%
 Black Or African American 176 22.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 20 2.5%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus14014

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 143 42%
 Single Guardian 90 26%
 Singles 97 29%
 Singles With Roommate 10 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 249 73%
 Households with Kids 91 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24853 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24853 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 24853 real estate data, the median home value of $31,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24853 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24853 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24853 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Kimball, WV rent prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 793 100%
 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 60 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 202 45%
 Renter Occupied Households 78 17%
 Households Vacant 106 24%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 1 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 82 77%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 78 65%
 3+ Bedroom 42 35%
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 $19,744 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24853 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, 24853 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. More commuters in 24853 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 150 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 46 7%
 No Earnings 420 68%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 150 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 46 7%
 No Earnings 420 68%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 192 99.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0.0%
 Worked at Home 1 0.5%
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 259 49.6%
 High School Graduate 204 39.1%
 Associate's degree 16 3.1%
 Bachelor's degree 13 2.5%
 Master's degree 2 0.4%
 Professional school degree 22 4.2%
 Doctorate degree 6 1.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 58 100.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24853

ZIP Code 24853 is in the Mcdowell County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24853.

Kimball Elementary School
Route 52
Kimball, WV 24853
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mcdowell County School District

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