Zip Code 24216 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAppalachia
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wise
Area Code276
Current Population:2939
Racial Majority:White 94.7%
Public School Racial Majority:White 90.3%
Unemployment Rate:9.2%
Median Household Income$25536
Average Adjusted Gross Income$32490
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time22.4 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1896 - 3048 ft.
Area74 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.94562149, -82.82705688

Zip Code 24216 Description

Zip Code 24216 is located in the state of Virginia in the Bristol - Kingsport - Johnson City metro area. Zip code 24216 is primarily located in Wise County. The official US Postal Service name for 24216 is APPALACHIA, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24216 are contained within or border the city limits of Appalachia, VA, . The area code for zip code 24216 is 276. 24216 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24216 is 9.2% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 8.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 8.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 8.4%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24216 decreased to 2939 from 3158 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24216 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24216 public schools is White. 73.5% of students in 24216 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2555 94.7% 2823 -9%
 Black Or African American 57 2.11% 55 +4%
 Hispanic 15 0.56% 22 -32%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 10 -100%
 Asian 17 0.63% 2 +750%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 26 2% 26 +108%

Zip Code 24216 Race/Ethnicity

 White 90.3%
 Black Or African American 3.8%
 Hispanic 2.4%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 3.2%

Zip Code 24216 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population29393158
Male Population48.60%
Female Population51.40%
Total Households1242
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
73.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$25536
Income Under $50K Per Year78.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year17.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.80%
24216 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 9Morgan GriffithRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$21000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$45000
Current Unemployment Level 9.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 69d - Dissected Appalachian Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 24216 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)24253340495761605442342742
Avg Max Temp (°F)44485767748084837768574866
Avg Precip (In.)3.883.544.343.944.864.484.574.023.462.993.623.6747.38
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours