Zip Code 24219 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBig Stone Gap
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wise
Secondary County: Lee
Area Code276
Current Population:11265
Racial Majority:White 86.78%
Public School Racial Majority:White 94.3%
Unemployment Rate:7.1%
Median Household Income$32633
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47180
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time22 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1631 - 3333 ft.
Area72 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.84334946, -82.76017761

Zip Code 24219 Description

Zip Code 24219 is located in the state of Virginia in the Bristol - Kingsport - Johnson City metro area. Zip code 24219 is primarily located in Wise County. Portions of 24219 are also located in Lee County. The official US Postal Service name for 24219 is BIG STONE GAP, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24219 are contained within or border the city limits of Big Stone Gap, VA, Norton, VA, . The area code for zip code 24219 is 276. 24219 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24219 is 7.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24219 increased to 11265 from 11083 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24219 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24219 public schools is White. 57.1% of students in 24219 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 9918 86.78% 9911 +0%
 Black Or African American 1110 9.71% 1042 +7%
 Hispanic 197 1.72% 132 +49%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.03% 14 -79%
 Asian 26 0.23% 41 -37%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 5 0.1% 5 +120%
 Two Or More Races 119 1.43% 119 +38%

Zip Code 24219 Race/Ethnicity

 White 94.3%
 Black Or African American 3.4%
 Hispanic 0.9%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 24219 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1126511083
Male Population53.10%
Female Population46.90%
Total Households4169
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
57.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
33.3%
Median Household Income$32633
Income Under $50K Per Year65.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.90%
24219 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 9Morgan GriffithRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$254533
Average Real Estate Sale Price$98167
Current Unemployment Level 7.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.2%
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 24219 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)23253340495761605442342742
Avg Max Temp (°F)43485766748083827768574765
Avg Precip (In.)3.863.614.323.984.874.174.493.933.472.953.663.747.02
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours