Zip Code 25843 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGhent
Zip Code StateWest Virginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Raleigh
Area Code304 / 681
Current Population:791
Racial Majority:White 100%
Unemployment Rate:6.1%
Median Household Income$42138
Average Adjusted Gross Income$81290
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time25.6 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range2789 - 3035 ft.
Area10 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.61336100, -81.10332700

Zip Code 25843 Description

Zip Code 25843 is located in the state of West Virginia in the Bluefield metro area. Zip code 25843 is primarily located in Raleigh County. The official US Postal Service name for 25843 is GHENT, West Virginia. Portions of zip code 25843 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 25843 is within area code 304 and area code 681. 25843 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in West Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 25843 is 6.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 25843 decreased to 791 from 841 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 25843 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 25843 public schools is . % of students in 25843 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 685 100% 771 -11%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 0 0% 6 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 3 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 9 0% 9 -100%

Zip Code 25843 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 25843 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population791841
Male Population51.80%
Female Population48.20%
Total Households345
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$42138
Income Under $50K Per Year59.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.30%
25843 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
West Virginia District 3Carol MillerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All West Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$359583
Average Real Estate Sale Price$114380
Current Unemployment Level 6.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 69a - Forested Hills and Mountains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 25843 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19222938475560585241322340
Avg Max Temp (°F)37415061697478777161504159
Avg Precip (In.)3.733.354.163.944.794.014.593.553.363.093.113.3945.06
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Beckley, WV
CBSA Type25843
CBSA Population80589
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours