Zip Code 24701 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBluefield
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mercer
Area Code304 / 681
Alternate Zip Code NamesBLUEWELL
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesADA
Current Population:20786
Racial Majority:White 84.69%
Public School Racial Majority:White 71.6%
Unemployment Rate:7.1%
Median Household Income$32548
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44570
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time19.9 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range2435 - 2914 ft.
Area55 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.30130200, -81.21138900

Zip Code 24701 Description

Zip Code 24701 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Bluefield metro area. Zip code 24701 is primarily located in Mercer County. The official US Postal Service name for 24701 is BLUEFIELD, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 24701 are contained within or border the city limits of Bluefield, WV, Bramwell, WV, and Bluefield, VA. Zip code 24701 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 24701 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24701 is 7.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24701 decreased to 20786 from 21202 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24701 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24701 public schools is White. -2.8% of students in 24701 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 17591 84.69% 17437 +1%
 Black Or African American 2550 12.28% 2685 -5%
 Hispanic 210 1.01% 161 +30%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 30 0.14% 43 -30%
 Asian 161 0.78% 64 +152%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 18 0% 18 -100%
 Two Or More Races 378 1.1% 378 -39%

Zip Code 24701 Race/Ethnicity

 White 71.6%
 Black Or African American 22%
 Hispanic 1.3%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 4.9%

Zip Code 24701 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2078621202
Male Population47.40%
Female Population52.60%
Total Households9068
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$32548
Income Under $50K Per Year70.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year21.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.20%
24701 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 3Carol MillerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$117605
Average Real Estate Sale Price$136452
Current Unemployment Level 7.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 69d - Dissected Appalachian Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bluefield, WV-VA
CBSA Type24701
CBSA Population106123
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours