Zip Code 24277 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePennington Gap
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lee
Area Code276
Alternate Zip Code NamesPENNINGTN GAP
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesPENNINGTON
Current Population:5849
Racial Majority:White 79.57%
Public School Racial Majority:White 97.4%
Unemployment Rate:6.0%
Median Household Income$26304
Average Adjusted Gross Income$38700
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time29.8 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1450 - 2513 ft.
Area47 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.76253891, -83.04347229

Zip Code 24277 Description

Zip Code 24277 is located in the state of Virginia in the Bristol - Kingsport - Johnson City metro area. Zip code 24277 is primarily located in Lee County. The official US Postal Service name for 24277 is PENNINGTON GAP, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24277 are contained within or border the city limits of Pennington Gap, VA, Dryden, VA, and St. Charles, VA. The area code for zip code 24277 is 276. 24277 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24277 is 6.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 7.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24277 increased to 5849 from 5784 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24277 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24277 public schools is White. 62.4% of students in 24277 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 4934 79.57% 5655 -13%
 Black Or African American 623 10.05% 67 +830%
 Hispanic 379 6.11% 46 +724%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 30 0.48% 14 +114%
 Asian 4 0.06% 16 -75%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 4 0% 4 -100%
 Two Or More Races 46 3.73% 46 +402%

Zip Code 24277 Race/Ethnicity

 White 97.4%
 Black Or African American 1.1%
 Hispanic 0.6%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.5%

Zip Code 24277 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population58495784
Male Population49.60%
Female Population50.40%
Total Households2505
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
62.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$26304
Income Under $50K Per Year77.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year17.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.10%
24277 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 9Morgan GriffithRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$93000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$53167
Current Unemployment Level 6.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.4%
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 24277 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)22233038485761595339312540
Avg Max Temp (°F)43495866748185847969584766
Avg Precip (In.)4.44.184.534.215.044.554.63.953.533.033.934.3350.26
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours