Zip Code 24736 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMatoaka
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mercer
Secondary County: Wyoming
Area Code304 / 681
Alternate Zip Code NamesDOTT
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesGIATTO
Current Population:902
Racial Majority:White 86.67%
Public School Racial Majority:White 97.4%
Unemployment Rate:7.1%
Median Household Income$25974
Average Adjusted Gross Income$33580
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time43.1 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range2520 - 3025 ft.
Area26 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.45158000, -81.27884000

Zip Code 24736 Description

Zip Code 24736 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Bluefield metro area. Zip code 24736 is primarily located in Mercer County. Portions of 24736 are also located in Wyoming County. The official US Postal Service name for 24736 is MATOAKA, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 24736 are contained within or border the city limits of Matoaka, WV, . Zip code 24736 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 24736 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24736 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 24736 decreased to 902 from 1023 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24736 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24736 public schools is White. -3.4% of students in 24736 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 637 86.67% 884 -28%
 Black Or African American 10 1.36% 7 +43%
 Hispanic 14 1.9% 1 +1300%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 59 8.03% 4 +1375%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 4 2.04% 4 +275%

Zip Code 24736 Race/Ethnicity

 White 97.4%
 Black Or African American 0.4%
 Hispanic 1.5%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.7%

Zip Code 24736 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population9021023
Male Population50.90%
Female Population49.10%
Total Households358
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$25974
Income Under $50K Per Year82.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year12.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.50%
24736 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 3Carol MillerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$63500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$118419
Current Unemployment Level 7.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.5%
Matoaka, WV
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion 69d - Dissected Appalachian Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 24736 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)22243240495761605442342642
Avg Max Temp (°F)39435262707780797263534461
Avg Precip (In.)3.482.733.93.313.823.563.022.832.822.352.162.8136.78
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bluefield, WV-VA
CBSA Type24736
CBSA Population106123
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours