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ZIP Code 25971

Primary City:Lerona, WV (View All Cities)
County: Mercer County
Timezone: Eastern (2:32am)
Area code: 304 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.4, -81.0
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 25971

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 25971. 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 25971. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 25971, 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:
Lerona, WV

Stats and Demographics for the 25971 ZIP Code

ZIP code 25971 is located in south 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 25971 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 small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 25971 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,130
Population Density 56 people per sq mi
Housing Units 739
Median Home Value $174,400
Land Area 20.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 463
Median Household Income $49,792

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5364379
5-9383876
10-14412667
15-19233861
20-24282553
25-29232851
30-34272956
35-39464086
40-44333669
45-49503888
50-54374279
55-59384886
60-64395695
65-69392968
70-74171734
75-79101424
80-84141630
85 Plus42428

Gender

 Male 543 48%
 Female 587 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,119 99.0%
 Black Or African American 2 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2410919
25-34281341
35-44691382
45-5483285
55-64939102
65-7467269
75-84321042
85 Plus16723

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 270 58%
 Single Guardian 51 11%
 Singles 125 27%
 Singles With Roommate 17 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 317 68%
 Households with Kids 146 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17916
2358
37815
410818
561016
67512
75712
810717
910919
10538
11111223
129514
139211
147411
1561117
1610717
172911
18257
19369
204610

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 25971 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 25971 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 25971 real estate data, the median home value of $174,400 is slightly higher than average 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 25971. Rentals in 25971 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 25971 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,130 100%
 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 211 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 187 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 65 9%
 Households Vacant 276 37%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 0.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 2 0.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 217 78.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 55 19.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 74 47%
 3+ Bedroom 83 53%
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 $49,792 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 25971 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, 25971 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 25971 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 363 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 147 16%
 No Earnings 385 43%
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 363 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 147 16%
 No Earnings 385 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 437 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 33 7%
 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 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 66 16%
 High School Graduate 223 56%
 Associate's degree 11 3%
 Bachelor's degree 56 14%
 Master's degree 45 11%
 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 78 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 23 23%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 25971

ZIP Code 25971 is in the Mercer County School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 25971.

Sun Valley Elementary School
5281 Hinton Rd
Lenore, WV 25971
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Mercer County School District

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