Zip Code 24870 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameOceana
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wyoming
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:2874
Racial Majority:White 96.54%
Public School Racial Majority:White 98.2%
Unemployment Rate:8.2%
Median Household Income$30217
Average Adjusted Gross Income$46490
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time34.8 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1719 - 2786 ft.
Area42 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.73643700, -81.55031000

Zip Code 24870 Description

Zip Code 24870 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Bluefield metro area. Zip code 24870 is primarily located in Wyoming County. The official US Postal Service name for 24870 is OCEANA, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 24870 are contained within or border the city limits of Oceana, WV, . Zip code 24870 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 24870 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24870 is 8.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 9.4% 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 24870 decreased to 2874 from 4097 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24870 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24870 public schools is White. -2.5% of students in 24870 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2678 96.54% 2809 -5%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 6 -100%
 Hispanic 24 0.87% 27 -11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 4 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 29 1.05% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 27 1.55% 27 +59%

Zip Code 24870 Race/Ethnicity

 White 98.2%
 Black Or African American 1.5%
 Hispanic 0%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.3%

Zip Code 24870 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population28744097
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households1195
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
-2.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$30217
Income Under $50K Per Year73.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year21.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.00%
24870 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 3Carol MillerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$96910
Average Real Estate Sale Price$90392
Current Unemployment Level 8.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
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 24870 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)21233037475661605340322540
Avg Max Temp (°F)41455566748184837665554564
Avg Precip (In.)4.063.444.344.155.044.414.934.223.443.113.493.8348.46
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours