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ZIP Code 25921

Primary City:Sophia, WV (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Raleigh County
Timezone: Eastern (4:31pm)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.71, -81.25
ZIP (~1300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 25921

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 25921. 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 25921. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 25921, 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:
Sophia, WV
Mcalpin, Tams

Stats and Demographics for the 25921 ZIP Code

ZIP code 25921 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 25921 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 25921 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,157
Population Density 134 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,059
Median Home Value $55,200
Land Area 16.07 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 941
Median Household Income $39,432

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 56572137
85 Plus152237


 Male 1,038 48%
 Female 1,119 52%


 White 2,106 97.6%
 Black Or African American 14 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 6 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 24 1.1%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus30434

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 434 46%
 Single Guardian 185 20%
 Singles 273 29%
 Singles With Roommate 49 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 657 70%
 Households with Kids 284 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 25921 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 25921 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1940s. Looking at 25921 real estate data, the median home value of $55,200 is low 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 25921. Rentals in 25921 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 25921 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,157 100%
 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 294 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 355 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 292 28%
 Households Vacant 118 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 35 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 8 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 50 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 37 13%
 2 Bedroom 121 43%
 3+ Bedroom 126 44%
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 $39,432 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 25921 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 25921 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. The commute in 25921 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 480 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 315 21%
 No Earnings 693 47%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 480 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 315 21%
 No Earnings 693 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 597 93.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 36 5.7%
 Worked at Home 3 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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 137 25%
 High School Graduate 362 67%
 Associate's degree 13 2%
 Bachelor's degree 27 5%
 Master's degree 5 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 352 78.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 22 4.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 77 17.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 25921

ZIP Code 25921 is in the Raleigh County School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 25921.

Independence Middle School
800 Independence Rd
Sophia, WV 25921
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Raleigh County School District
Sophia Christian Academy
122 Wickline Ave
Sophia, WV 25921
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
House of Prayer Christian Academy
Deadend Railroad Ave
Sophia, WV 25921
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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