24279 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Pound, VA (3.19%)
County: Wise County, VA
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 5,709
Zip code population in 2010: 5,541
Zip code population in 2000: 4,730

Houses and condos: 2,121
Renter-occupied apartments: 401
% of renters here:

21%
State:

34%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 24279: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 80.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 71 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.6% ($525)
Virginia:

0.8% ($1,877)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $591 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $460 (0.6%)

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Males: 3,279  (57.4%)
Females: 2,430  (42.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 24279:

For population 15 years and over in 24279:

Zip code 24279 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 24279

  • Zip code 24279 races chart
    • 4,885White population
    • 578Black population
    • 2American Indian population
    • 9Asian population
    • 1Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 26Two or more races population
    • 40Hispanic or Latino population

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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $85,000
24279:

$85,000
Virginia:

$239,300



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 24279 zip code as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 24279 to the number of sex offenders is 2,148 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.8 years
Virginia median age:

37.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Virginia:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 24279, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $41,734 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,734
State:

$71,192

Salary/wage: $38,175 (reported on 88.5% of returns)
Here:

$38,175
State:

$59,229
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 76.6% for AGIs below $25k, 81.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 85.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $884 (reported on 23.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$884
Virginia:

$1,600
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,680 (reported on 6.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,680
State:

$6,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$967 (reported on 3.6% of returns)
Here:

+$967
State:

+$16,672

Profit/loss from business: +$6,750 (reported on 10.9% of returns)
Here:

+$6,750
State:

+$14,116
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,500 (reported on 4.8% of returns)
24279:

$11,500
Virginia:

$16,667
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,212 (18% of AGI, reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

$16,212
State:

$26,596

Here:

18.3% of AGI
State:

20.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,700 (reported on 6.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,700
State:

$4,443
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,061 (reported on 10.9% of returns)
24279:

$5,061
State:

$9,951
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,205 (reported on 25.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,205
State:

$2,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 24279, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $32,902 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$32,902
State:

$56,704

Salary/wage: $31,147 (reported on 88.0% of returns)
Here:

$31,147
State:

$48,441
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 85.4% for AGIs below $10k, 79.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 87.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 87.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,756 (reported on 26.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,756
Virginia:

$1,688
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $10k, 2.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,548 (reported on 8.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,548
State:

$4,028
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,215 (reported on 5.5% of returns)
Here:

+$2,215
State:

+$14,375
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,447 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

+$6,447
State:

+$13,342
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.1% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,923 (reported on 1.6% of returns)
24279:

$2,923
Virginia:

$2,943

Total itemized deductions: $15,315 (21% of AGI, reported on 8.5% of returns)
Here:

$15,315
State:

$21,492

Here:

21.3% of AGI
State:

21.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,351 (6% of AGI, reported on 6.6% of returns)
Here:

$4,351
State:

$3,794

Here:

5.7% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,470 (reported on 70.6% of returns)
24279:

$3,470
State:

$9,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,690 (reported on 24.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,690
State:

$1,734

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 57.0%
Here:

57%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 45.3% for AGIs below $10k, 55.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 58.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 87.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$36,114
Virginia:

$62,666
Pound, VA (24279) map Nearest zip codes: 24293, 41810, 24273, 41517, 41837, 40826.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

54.2%
Virginia:

51.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

2.0%
Virginia:

5.3%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 345
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,564


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 27 (27 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,037 (592 now married, 445 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 24279 with a mortgage: 659 (18 second mortgage, 36 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 849

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,047
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S305

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

18.6%
Whole state:

11.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

12.2%
Whole state:

6.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.9
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 24279: Bee Bottom Picnic Area (A), Wise Launch (B), Phillips Creek Picnic Area (C), Cane Patch Campground (D), Hopkins Branch (E), Pound Launch (F), Laurel Fork Campground (G), Horse Gap (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 24279 include: Cane Patch Church (A), Fairview Church (B), Firbie Chapel (C), Flat Gap Church (D), Francis Pine Chapel (E), Hamilton Chapel (F), Harmony Chapel (G), Independent Bible Church (H), Lone Pine Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Peak Cemetery (1), Powers Cemetery (2), Short Creek Cemetery (3), Stallard Cemetery (4), Stapleton Cemetery (5), Strouth Cemetery (6), Vanover Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoir: North Fork of Pound Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: White Oak Creek (A), Store House Branch (B), Stone Branch (C), Stevens Branch (D), Stallard Branch (E), Stacy Branch (F), Spring Branch (G), South Fork Pound River (H), Slick Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 132010 or later
  • 2762000 to 2009
  • 3051990 to 1999
  • 2771980 to 1989
  • 5041970 to 1979
  • 1591960 to 1969
  • 2321950 to 1959
  • 2231940 to 1949
  • 1321939 or earlier
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Pound, VA (24279)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 291 bedroom
  • 2642 bedrooms
  • 9553 bedrooms
  • 1774 bedrooms
  • 835+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pound, VA (24279)

  • 18no bedroom
  • 351 bedroom
  • 1232 bedrooms
  • 2043 bedrooms
  • 214 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Pound, VA (24279) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 52no vehicle
  • 3581 vehicle
  • 5962 vehicles
  • 3563 vehicles
  • 1344 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Pound, VA (24279) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 113no vehicle
  • 1391 vehicle
  • 1212 vehicles
  • 233 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $537.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $194,815.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $85,000
24279:

$85,000
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,800 - $135,200

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 10.7%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 67.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,000

Size of family households: 715 2-persons, 318 3-persons, 220 4-persons, 92 5-persons, 66 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 439 1-person, 49 2-persons, 5 3-persons

823 married couples with children.
255 single-parent households (56 men, 199 women).

98.0% of residents of 24279 zip code speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% very well, 37% well, 18% not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (39% very well, 37% well, 24% not well).

Foreign born population: 68 (1.2%)
(27.9% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.2%
Whole state:

11.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 38%Other Eastern Europe
  • 26%Jamaica
  • 12%Germany
  • 10%Guatemala
  • 9%Cuba
  • 4%El Salvador

Most common first ancestries reported in 24279 (%)

  • 18%Other groups
  • 11%English
  • 10%American
  • 7%German
  • 7%Irish
  • 3%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%French (except Basque)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 252000 to 2009
  • 441990 to 1999
  • 21Before 1990

Zip code 24279 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


Zip code 24279 marital status for males
Zip code 24279 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 81%Electricity
  • 8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6%Wood
  • 3%Coal or coke
  • 1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%Utility gas
  • 1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 5,330. Population change in the 1990s: -600 (-11.3%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


71% of the 24279 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 75% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Virginia.

93% of the 24279 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 74% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 7% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10
Here:

1.7%
Virginia:

9.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 20
Here:

8.4%
Virginia:

7.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

3.1%
Virginia:

19.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 70,114Material moving occupations
  • 57,031Construction and extraction occupations
  • 53,977Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 52,917Management occupations
  • 50,682Community and social service occupations
  • 49,911Production occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 776 people in state prisons
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 24279 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4771.8 years
William2976.5 years
John2870.6 years
Mary2277.3 years
Henry1370.6 years
Joseph1270.9 years
Roy1272.1 years
Ernest1071.4 years
Sarah977.8 years
Frank876.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 24279 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mullins15671.4 years
Boggs7076.5 years
Sturgill5075.6 years
Meade4471.1 years
Baker4176.1 years
Bolling3776.1 years
Cantrell3677.1 years
Vanover3069.0 years
Hubbard2676.3 years
Stallard2676.5 years

Businesses in zip code 24279



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