ZIP Code 24701 - Bluefield West Virginia

ZIP Code 24701 is located in Bluefield West Virginia. Portions of 24701 are also in Bluewell and Brush Fork and Montcalm. 24701 is entirely within Mercer County. Regionally, it is located in the Bluefield-Beckley-Oak Hill Area.

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ZIP Code 24701 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameBluefield
Primary CountyMercer County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)18,086
Area Code(s)304 / 681
Current Time

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24701 Demographics

24701 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in West Virginia based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 24701 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 24701 is White. The current unemployment level in 24701 is 5.1%.

Population Growth Rate-9.42%
Population Density274 People per Square Mile
Total Households8,982
Percentage High Income Households2.6%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$39,541
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$44,610
Current Unemployment Rate (March 2024)5.1%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 82.88%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 68.12%

24701 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American120.07%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

24701 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American30.14%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

24701 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College7295.91%
Bachelor Degree1,77014.35%
High School Diploma4,45036.08%
No High School Diploma1741.41%
GED or Alternate1,0958.88%
1 or More Years of College2,34118.98%
Associates Degree7856.37%
Masters Degree7466.05%
Professional Degree1951.58%
Doctorate Degree470.38%

24701 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 24701
RegionBluefield-Beckley-Oak Hill Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaBluefield, WV-VA
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area66 Square Miles

24701 Politics

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24701 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion69d - Dissected Appalachian Plateau

24701 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)23253341505761605443352742
Avg Max Temp (°F)39435262707680797263524361
Avg Precip (In.)3.353.013.833.464.363.83.923.253.182.652.712.9640.47

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