Zip Code 24868 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNorthfork
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: McDowell
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:1686
Racial Majority:White 61.64%
Unemployment Rate:10.3%
Median Household Income$17533
Average Adjusted Gross Income$33870
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time25.9 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range2041 - 2795 ft.
Area42 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.41472700, -81.39259700

Zip Code 24868 Description

Zip Code 24868 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Bluefield metro area. Zip code 24868 is primarily located in McDowell County. The official US Postal Service name for 24868 is NORTHFORK, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 24868 are contained within or border the city limits of Northfork, WV, Keystone, WV, . Zip code 24868 is within area code 681 and area code 304. 24868 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24868 is 10.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 12.9% 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 24868 increased to 1686 from 1537 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24868 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24868 public schools is . % of students in 24868 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 829 61.64% 1010 -18%
 Black Or African American 496 36.88% 644 -23%
 Hispanic 0 0% 9 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 5 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 3 0% 3 -100%
 Two Or More Races 13 1.49% 13 +54%

Zip Code 24868 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 24868 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population16861537
Male Population46.10%
Female Population53.90%
Total Households688
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$17533
Income Under $50K Per Year89.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year8.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year1.20%
24868 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 3Carol MillerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$179436
Average Real Estate Sale Price$113562
Current Unemployment Level 10.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 69d - Dissected Appalachian Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 24868 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)22243038475660595340322541
Avg Max Temp (°F)42465565748084827666554664
Avg Precip (In.)3.653.093.623.794.433.764.33.913.132.852.882.9142.32
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours