Zip Code 24879 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameRaysal
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: McDowell
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:657
Racial Majority: 95.77%
Unemployment Rate:10.3%
Median Household Income$
Average Adjusted Gross Income$39550
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time0 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1667 - 2142 ft.
Area24 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.31814100, -81.74863100

Zip Code 24879 Description

Zip Code 24879 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Bluefield metro area. Zip code 24879 is primarily located in McDowell County. The official US Postal Service name for 24879 is RAYSAL, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 24879 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 24879 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 24879 can be classified socioeconically as a class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24879 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 24879 increased to 657 from 492 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24879 is while the majority ethnicity attending 24879 public schools is . % of students in 24879 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 701 95.77% 647 +8%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 2 -100%
 Hispanic 0 0% 3 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 5 4.23% 5 +520%

Zip Code 24879 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 24879 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population657492
Male Population50.50%
Female Population49.50%
Total Households274
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$
Income Under $50K Per Year%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year%
Income Above $100K Per Year%
24879 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 3Carol MillerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$154175
Average Real Estate Sale Price$124994
Current Unemployment Level 10.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.3%
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 24879 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)22243138485661605440322541
Avg Max Temp (°F)43475667758185847868574766
Avg Precip (In.)3.713.293.943.894.694.14.414.153.42.993.383.3445.31
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours