Zip Code 24712 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAthens
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mercer
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:2063
Racial Majority:White 92.1%
Public School Racial Majority:White 93.9%
Unemployment Rate:7.1%
Median Household Income$35275
Average Adjusted Gross Income$51510
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time18.5 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1805 - 2625 ft.
Area35 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.45707000, -81.01337400

Zip Code 24712 Description

Zip Code 24712 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Bluefield metro area. Zip code 24712 is primarily located in Mercer County. The official US Postal Service name for 24712 is ATHENS, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 24712 are contained within or border the city limits of Athens, WV, . Zip code 24712 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 24712 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24712 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 24712 decreased to 2063 from 2237 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24712 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24712 public schools is White. -0.4% of students in 24712 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1678 92.1% 1908 -12%
 Black Or African American 89 4.88% 79 +13%
 Hispanic 25 1.37% 19 +32%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 12 0.66% 33 -64%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 21 0.99% 21 -14%

Zip Code 24712 Race/Ethnicity

 White 93.9%
 Black Or African American 1.9%
 Hispanic 0.4%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 3.4%

Zip Code 24712 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population20632237
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households645
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
-0.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$35275
Income Under $50K Per Year67.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.90%
24712 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 3Carol MillerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$163333
Average Real Estate Sale Price$124801
Current Unemployment Level 7.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 69c - Greenbriar Karst
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 24712 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20232938475560585139312440
Avg Max Temp (°F)40445363717781807464544462
Avg Precip (In.)3.082.783.373.353.93.353.913.1232.552.792.6837.87
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bluefield, WV-VA
CBSA Type24712
CBSA Population106123
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours