Zip Code 24221 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBlackwater
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lee
Secondary County: Scott
Area Code276
Current Population:938
Racial Majority:White 100%
Unemployment Rate:4.4%
Median Household Income$30711
Average Adjusted Gross Income$36670
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time39.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1345 - 2070 ft.
Area58 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.63201900, -82.99740700

Zip Code 24221 Description

Zip Code 24221 is located in the state of Virginia in the Bristol - Kingsport - Johnson City metro area. Zip code 24221 is primarily located in Lee County. Portions of 24221 are also located in Scott County. The official US Postal Service name for 24221 is BLACKWATER, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24221 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 24221 is 276. 24221 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24221 is 4.4% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24221 decreased to 938 from 1172 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24221 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24221 public schools is . % of students in 24221 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 763 100% 924 -17%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 1 -100%
 Hispanic 0 0% 6 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 5 0% 5 -100%

Zip Code 24221 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 24221 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population9381172
Male Population50.60%
Female Population49.40%
Total Households409
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$30711
Income Under $50K Per Year73.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year21.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.30%
24221 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 9Morgan GriffithRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$150250
Average Real Estate Sale Price$74896
Current Unemployment Level 4.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 67f - Southern Limestone/Dolomite Valleys and Low Rolling Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 24221 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)23253240505862615441332642
Avg Max Temp (°F)44505968768386858069584867
Avg Precip (In.)43.874.363.884.883.714.073.573.082.793.753.9745.95
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours