Zip Code 24279 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePound
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wise
Area Code276
Current Population:5541
Racial Majority:White 89.74%
Public School Racial Majority:White 99.5%
Unemployment Rate:7.0%
Median Household Income$31755
Average Adjusted Gross Income$41890
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time29.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1657 - 2553 ft.
Area83 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.10189200, -82.61867400

Zip Code 24279 Description

Zip Code 24279 is located in the state of Virginia in the Bristol - Kingsport - Johnson City metro area. Zip code 24279 is primarily located in Wise County. The official US Postal Service name for 24279 is POUND, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24279 are contained within or border the city limits of Pound, VA, Jenkins, KY, . The area code for zip code 24279 is 276. 24279 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24279 is 7.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24279 increased to 5541 from 4730 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24279 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24279 public schools is White. 62.7% of students in 24279 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 5170 89.74% 4885 +6%
 Black Or African American 504 8.75% 578 -13%
 Hispanic 34 0.59% 40 -15%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.1% 2 +200%
 Asian 0 0% 9 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 26 0.82% 26 +81%

Zip Code 24279 Race/Ethnicity

 White 99.5%
 Black Or African American 0.2%
 Hispanic 0.2%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0%

Zip Code 24279 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population55414730
Male Population56.30%
Female Population43.70%
Total Households1909
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$31755
Income Under $50K Per Year72.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year23.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.20%
24279 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 9Morgan GriffithRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$82200
Average Real Estate Sale Price$167500
Current Unemployment Level 7.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.1%
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 24279 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)23263340495862615442342743
Avg Max Temp (°F)44495868758285847869584866
Avg Precip (In.)3.823.584.243.914.734.444.473.963.543.013.453.4146.55
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours