Zip Code 24747 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRock
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mercer
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:3006
Racial Majority:White 98.69%
Public School Racial Majority:White 97.6%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$30214
Average Adjusted Gross Income$36560
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time41.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range2336 - 2828 ft.
Area50 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.39396600, -81.23453800

Zip Code 24747 Description

Zip Code 24747 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Bluefield metro area. Zip code 24747 is primarily located in Mercer County. The official US Postal Service name for 24747 is ROCK, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 24747 are contained within or border the city limits of Montcalm, WV, Matoaka, WV, . Zip code 24747 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 24747 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24747 is 3.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 2.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24747 decreased to 3006 from 3066 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24747 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24747 public schools is White. -3.1% of students in 24747 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2940 98.69% 2922 +1%
 Black Or African American 5 0.17% 26 -81%
 Hispanic 0 0% 26 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 0.44% 8 +63%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 22 0.7% 22 -5%

Zip Code 24747 Race/Ethnicity

 White 97.6%
 Black Or African American 1.7%
 Hispanic 0.3%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.3%

Zip Code 24747 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population30063066
Male Population50.40%
Female Population49.60%
Total Households1201
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$30214
Income Under $50K Per Year77.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year19.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.20%
24747 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 3Carol MillerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$123438
Average Real Estate Sale Price$119767
Current Unemployment Level 3.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion 69c - Greenbriar Karst
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 24747 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)23263342505862615544352743
Avg Max Temp (°F)40445363717780807364534462
Avg Precip (In.)3.232.783.583.364.013.613.5532.962.482.452.7837.79
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bluefield, WV-VA
CBSA Type24747
CBSA Population106123
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours