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City: Pound, VA (3.19%)
County: Wise County, VA

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 6,405
Zip code population in 2010: 5,541
Zip code population in 2000: 4,730




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Houses and condos: 2,329
Renter-occupied apartments: 442
% of renters here:

21%
State:

33%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 24279: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 80.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 79 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

0.6% ($485)
Virginia:

0.8% ($1,905)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $558 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $381 (0.5%)

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Males: 3,590  (56.0%)
Females: 2,815  (44.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 24279:

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 24279:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

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.

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $86,100
24279:

$86,100
Virginia:

$243,100



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 24279 zip code as of October 23, 2014.
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:

37.2 years
Virginia median age:

37.6 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Virginia:

2.6 people

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 2011:
This zip code:

$38,705
Virginia:

$61,882

Pound, VA (24279) map

Nearest zip codes: 24293, 41810, 24273, 41517, 41837, 40826.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

59.3%
Virginia:

52.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

2.3%
Virginia:

5.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 366
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,786


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 47 (44 now married, 3 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,250 (789 now married, 461 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 24279 with a mortgage: 814 (19 second mortgage, 67 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 896

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $887
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $286

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

17.4%
Whole state:

11.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

10.5%
Whole state:

6.2%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.5


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

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

  • 2005 or later: 16
  • 2000 to 2004: 253
  • 1990 to 1999: 470
  • 1980 to 1989: 287
  • 1970 to 1979: 499
  • 1960 to 1969: 194
  • 1950 to 1959: 180
  • 1940 to 1949: 204
  • 1939 or earlier: 226

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 24279
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 20
  • 2 bedrooms: 317
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,042
  • 4 bedrooms: 260
  • 5+ bedrooms: 68
  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 42
  • 2 bedrooms: 157
  • 3 bedrooms: 224
  • 4 bedrooms: 10
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 24279 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 53
  • 1 vehicle: 323
  • 2 vehicles: 701
  • 3 vehicles: 432
  • 4 vehicles: 156
  • 5+ vehicles: 45
  • no vehicle: 157
  • 1 vehicle: 117
  • 2 vehicles: 145
  • 3 vehicles: 15
  • 4 vehicles: 8
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 24279 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 24279 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 24279:

  • Less than $10,000: 99
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 33
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 21
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 74
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 38
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 15
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 61
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 92
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 99
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 101
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 121
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 165
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 115
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 183
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 136
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 91
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 48
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 84
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 22
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 58
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 19
  • $1,000,000 or more: 35

 



24279 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 24279:

  • Less than $100: 42
  • $100 to $149: 9
  • $150 to $199: 9
  • $200 to $249: 20
  • $250 to $299: 10
  • $300 to $349: 24
  • $350 to $399: 83
  • $400 to $449: 14
  • $450 to $499: 9
  • $800 to $899: 4
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 6
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 10
  • No cash rent: 202
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $490.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $114,507
  • Asian householders: $613,747
  • Some other race householders: $284,954
  • Two or more races householders: $39,455
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $284,954

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $86,100
24279:

$86,100
Virginia:

$243,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,400 - $137,000

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,571
  • One, attached: 21
  • Two: 16
  • 5 to 9: 37
  • 10 to 19: 6
  • 20 to 49: 4
  • Mobile homes: 667
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Unemployment: 7.8%
24279 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,685 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 266 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 25 (1%)
  • Walked: 25 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 9 (0%)
 

24279 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 60
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 139
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 231
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 219
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 320
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 230
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 350
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 49
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 78
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 164
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 53
  • 90 or more minutes: 108
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 65.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,676
  • In family households: 5,138 (1,014 male householders, 679 female householders)
    1,336 spouses, 1,735 children (1,621 natural, 22 adopted, 94 stepchildren), 188 grandchildren, 38 brothers or sisters, 41 parents, 66 other relatives, 41 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 538 (207 male householders (164 living alone)), 252 female householders (236 living alone)), 79 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 729 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 816 2-persons, 423 3-persons, 285 4-persons, 85 5-persons, 84 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 400 1-person, 50 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 4 4-persons

1,026 married couples with children.
279 single-parent households (103 men, 176 women).

98.2% of residents of 24279 zip code speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (20% very well, 30% well, 50% not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (27% very well, 73% not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% well, 50% not well).

Foreign born population: 118 (1.8%)
(50.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.8%
Whole state:

11.1%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Other Eastern Europe (32%)
  • Jamaica (26%)
  • Vietnam (14%)
  • Cuba (11%)
  • Peru (8%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • El Salvador (4%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 14
  • 1990 to 1999: 85
  • 1980 to 1989: 8
  • Before 1980: 19

Races in zip code 24279:

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

Most common first ancestries reported in 24279 (%):



  • Other groups (14%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (9%)
  • American (7%)
  • German (4%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)


Zip code 24279 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BUCHANAN PUMP SERVICE & SUPPLY CO. INC. (9130 ORBY CANTRELL HWY in POUND, VA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Virginia pollutants databases) - CEDS-11429, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: PUMPS AND PUMPING EQUIPMENT
    Business NAICS classification: PUMP AND PUMPING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING.
  • AMBROSE BRANCH COAL COMPANY (CAVENGER HOLLOW 4 MI S POUND in POUND, VA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: BITUMINOUS COAL AND LIGNITE SURFACE MINING
  • AMBROSE BRANCH COAL COMPANY/HAWTHORNE DO (8456 CLINTWOOD HIGHWAY in POUND, VA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: BITUMINOUS COAL AND LIGNITE SURFACE MINING


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


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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

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

  • This state: 4,624
  • Northeast: 212
  • Midwest: 130
  • South: 1,266
  • West: 47

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.

94% of the 24279 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% 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):
Here:

0.0%
Virginia:

9.9%

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

0.0%
Virginia:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

2.0%
Virginia:

21.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


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

  • Management occupations: 74,250
  • Construction and extraction occupations: 57,813
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations: 50,870
  • Transportation occupations: 49,489
  • Community and social service occupations: 48,000
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 47,583

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • LITTLE HENRY'S EXCAVATING & PA (HWY US 23 in POUND, VA; small business)
    45 employees, $5000000 revenue. : $103,513 in 5 contracts from 2000 to 2001
    Contracts for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Highways, Roads, Streets, Bridges, and Railways (includes resurfacing) by Forest Service, Forest Service (disused code: now 12C2)
    Signed by year: 2000: $29,545; 2001: $73,968; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $31,306 with Forest Service for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Highways, Roads, Streets, Bridges, and Railways (includes resurfacing). Signed on 2001-08-15. Completion date: 2001-09-15.
    $31,000 with Forest Service (disused code: now 12C2) for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Highways, Roads, Streets, Bridges, and Railways (includes resurfacing). Signed on 2001-08-15. Completion date: 2001-09-15.
    $29,545 with Forest Service for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Highways, Roads, Streets, Bridges, and Railways (includes resurfacing). Signed on 2000-08-15. Completion date: 2000-09-15.
    $6,000 with Forest Service (disused code: now 12C2) for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Highways, Roads, Streets, Bridges, and Railways (includes resurfacing). Signed on 2001-09-15. Completion date: 2001-09-15.
  • POUND TOWN INC (P O BOX 880 in POUND, VA; small business) : $6,719 in 3 contracts from 2003 to 2004
    $6,815 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Guard Services. Signed on 2003-03-12. Completion date: 2004-03-11.
    $-48 with Army for Guard Services. Signed on 2004-04-30. Completion date: 2004-03-11.
    $-48 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Guard Services. Signed on 2004-04-30. Completion date: 2004-03-11.

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

  • Mining: Bituminous Coal and Lignite Surface Mining (20-49 employees: 2 establishments, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (10-19: 3)
  • Wholesale Trade: Construction and Mining (except Oil Well) Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers (20-49: 1)
  • Construction: Commercial and Institutional Building Construction (20-49: 1)
  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Veterinary Services (10-19: 1)

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 (Noninst.)




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

  • Rite Aid: 1
  • Subway: 1



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