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24712 Zip Code (Athens, WV) Detailed Profile



City: Athens, WV (3.81%)
County: Mercer County, WV
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 2,007
Zip code population in 2010: 2,063
Zip code population in 2000: 2,237

Houses and condos: 758
Renter-occupied apartments: 146
% of renters here:

24%
State:

28%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 24712: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 8.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 227 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 24712
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

0.4% ($553)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($642)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $635 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $512 (0.4%)

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Males: 1,057  (52.7%)
Females: 950  (47.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 24712:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 24712:

  • Never married: 50.4%
  • Now married: 40.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

Zip code 24712 compared to state average:

  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 24712

  • Zip code 24712 races chart
    • 1,908White population
    • 79Black population
    • 1American Indian population
    • 33Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 2Some other race population
    • 21Two or more races population
    • 19Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 985
Rural population: 1,021

Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $124,500
24712:

$124,500
West Virginia:

$112,100



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in 24712 zip code as of June 26, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 24712 to the number of sex offenders is 193 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

23.6 years
West Virginia median age:

42.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 24712, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $50,002 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$50,002
State:

$48,628

Salary/wage: $40,437 (reported on 81.6% of returns)
Here:

$40,437
State:

$42,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 68.5% for AGIs below $25k, 74.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 50.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,224 (reported on 33.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,224
West Virginia:

$1,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,723 (reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,723
State:

$4,262
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,313 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

+$1,313
State:

+$8,875

Profit/loss from business: +$6,310 (reported on 11.5% of returns)
Here:

+$6,310
State:

+$13,636
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $25k, 4.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $8,629 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
24712:

$8,629
West Virginia:

$11,787

Total itemized deductions: $21,647 (18% of AGI, reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

$21,647
State:

$21,148

Here:

18.4% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,360 (reported on 11.5% of returns)
Here:

$4,360
State:

$4,508
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $7,140 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
24712:

$7,140
State:

$8,103
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,850 (reported on 16.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,850
State:

$2,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 50.6%
Here:

51%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 45.7% for AGIs below $25k, 57.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 40.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 24712, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $35,445 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,445
State:

$37,498

Salary/wage: $30,720 (reported on 84.5% of returns)
Here:

$30,720
State:

$33,645
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 109.7% for AGIs below $10k, 71.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 78.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 53.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,257 (reported on 42.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,257
West Virginia:

$1,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,545 (reported on 18.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,545
State:

$2,913
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$874 (reported on 9.5% of returns)
Here:

+$874
State:

+$6,331
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,109 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

+$8,109
State:

+$11,074
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,731 (reported on 2.8% of returns)
24712:

$2,731
West Virginia:

$2,796

Total itemized deductions: $16,170 (21% of AGI, reported on 15.4% of returns)
Here:

$16,170
State:

$16,976

Here:

20.7% of AGI
State:

19.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.8% for AGIs below $10k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,603 (4% of AGI, reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,603
State:

$3,529

Here:

4.5% of AGI
State:

3.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,596 (reported on 72.6% of returns)
24712:

$4,596
State:

$5,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,700 (reported on 16.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,700
State:

$1,662

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 47.8%
Here:

48%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 34.2% for AGIs below $10k, 56.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 45.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 50.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 51.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 56.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$41,339
West Virginia:

$42,019
Athens, WV (24712) map Nearest zip codes: 25971, 24740, 25922, 25979, 25841, 24731.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.9%
West Virginia:

45.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.9%
West Virginia:

6.2%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 13
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 597


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 547 (158 now married, 389 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 24712 with a mortgage: 132 (5 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 332

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,034
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $296

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

21.6%
Whole state:

17.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

16.0%
Whole state:

9.9%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.7
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Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 12Built 2010 to 2013
  • 77Built 2000 to 2009
  • 85Built 1990 to 1999
  • 73Built 1980 to 1989
  • 89Built 1970 to 1979
  • 76Built 1960 to 1969
  • 84Built 1950 to 1959
  • 68Built 1940 to 1949
  • 194Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 24712 population

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Athens, WV (24712)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 11 bedroom
  • 272 bedrooms
  • 2793 bedrooms
  • 1174 bedrooms
  • 405+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 24712 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Athens, WV (24712)

  • 8no bedroom
  • 111 bedroom
  • 632 bedrooms
  • 603 bedrooms
  • 44 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 24712 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Athens, WV (24712) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 0no vehicle
  • 1151 vehicle
  • 2682 vehicles
  • 563 vehicles
  • 154 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 24712 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Athens, WV (24712) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 2no vehicle
  • 311 vehicle
  • 842 vehicles
  • 213 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 24712 population

  • Zip code 24712 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 24712 household income distribution in 2015
  • 41Less than $10,000
  • 29$10,000 to $14,999
  • 72$15,000 to $19,999
  • 31$20,000 to $24,999
  • 25$25,000 to $29,999
  • 77$30,000 to $34,999
  • 15$35,000 to $39,999
  • 56$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2$45,000 to $49,999
  • 24$50,000 to $59,999
  • 28$60,000 to $74,999
  • 104$75,000 to $99,999
  • 50$100,000 to $124,999
  • 31$125,000 to $149,999
  • 15$150,000 to $199,999
  • 10$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 24712

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 24712
  • 17Less than $10,000
  • 16$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$30,000 to $34,999
  • 19$40,000 to $49,999
  • 4$50,000 to $59,999
  • 26$60,000 to $69,999
  • 24$70,000 to $79,999
  • 6$80,000 to $89,999
  • 26$90,000 to $99,999
  • 95$100,000 to $124,999
  • 62$125,000 to $149,999
  • 36$150,000 to $174,999
  • 6$175,000 to $199,999
  • 38$200,000 to $249,999
  • 57$250,000 to $299,999
  • 25$300,000 to $399,999
  • 6$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 24712

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 24712
  • 16$250 to $299
  • 16$300 to $349
  • 13$400 to $449
  • 17$450 to $499
  • 36$500 to $549
  • 10$550 to $599
  • 10$600 to $649
  • 15$750 to $799
  • 4$900 to $999
  • 4$1,000 to $1,249
  • 5No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $635.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $135,351
  • Black or African American householders: $64,124
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $154,490

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $124,500
24712:

$124,500
West Virginia:

$112,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,200 - $213,200

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Note: State values scaled to Here population

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 570
  • One, attached: 6
  • Two: 25
  • 3 or 4: 43
  • 5 to 9: 16
  • 10 to 19: 15
  • Mobile homes: 83

Unemployment: 6.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 24712

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 24712
  • 68.9%499Drove a car alone
  • 6.9%50Carpooled
  • 20.7%150Walked
  • 3.5%25Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 24712

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 24712
  • 112Less than 5 minutes
  • 1505 to 9 minutes
  • 2510 to 14 minutes
  • 8615 to 19 minutes
  • 10320 to 24 minutes
  • 3625 to 29 minutes
  • 5530 to 34 minutes
  • 4635 to 39 minutes
  • 3240 to 44 minutes
  • 2945 to 59 minutes
  • 2460 to 89 minutes
  • 190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 82.7%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,394
  • In family households: 1,055 (186 male householders, 203 female householders)
    363 spouses, 257 children (244 natural, 10 adopted, 5 stepchildren), 5 grandchildren, 21 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 20 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 339 (39 male householders (2 living alone)), 182 female householders (142 living alone)), 118 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 613 (16 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 262 2-persons, 25 3-persons, 93 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 144 1-person, 62 2-persons, 15 3-persons

166 married couples with children.
20 single-parent households (20 women).

91.4% of residents of 24712 zip code speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% very well, 20% not well).
3.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% very well, 40% well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% not at all).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 74 (3.7%)
(1.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.7%
Whole state:

1.6%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 26%Sudan
  • 19%Taiwan
  • 19%Liberia
  • 14%Chile
  • 11%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 9%Bolivia
  • 3%Haiti

Most common first ancestries reported in 24712 (%)

  • 12%German
  • 11%Irish
  • 10%English
  • 6%American
  • 5%Scottish
  • 3%Yugoslavian
  • 3%Scotch-Irish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 652010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 21990 to 1999
  • 9Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 24712 population

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ATHENS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (ROUTE 20 STATE STREET in ATHENS, WV)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-51201
    Organizations: MERCER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ATHENS SERVICE CENTER (S STATE ST & COR CEMETERY RD in ATHENS, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: BOYCE SIZEMORE (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ATHENS TOWN OF (P.O. BOX 458 in ATHENS, WV)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: ATHENS CITY OF, TOWN OF ATHENS
  • AUGUST ENVIRONMENTAL, INC. (HINTON ATHENS STAR ROUTE 20 in ATHENS, WV)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: PETROLEUM AND PETROLEUM PRODUCTS WHOLESALERS, EXCEPT BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS
    Alternative names: SPEEDWAY COUNTRY STORE
  • CONCORD UNIVERSITY (COLLEGE DR in ATHENS, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: CONCORD COLLEGE
  • ATHENS HIGH SCHOOL (P.O. BOX 608 in ATHENS, WV)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)

Zip code 24712 marital status for males
Zip code 24712 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 10.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 9.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 68%Electricity
  • 26%Utility gas
  • 6%Wood

Population in 1990: 2,863. Population change in the 1990s: -626 (-21.9%).

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

  • This state: 1,384
  • Northeast: 92
  • Midwest: 60
  • South: 344
  • West: 51

61% of the 24712 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in West Virginia.

98% of the 24712 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 87% 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): 7
Here:

10.8%
West Virginia:

6.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
West Virginia:

6.7%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 77
Here:

9.2%
West Virginia:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 140,486Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 97,813Construction and extraction occupations
  • 54,833Management occupations
  • 47,188Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 45,043Education, training, and library occupations
  • 38,125Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
Note: State values scaled to 24712 population

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

  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Security Guards and Patrol Services (100-249 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Food Service Contractors (50-99: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance (10-19: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Voluntary Health Organizations (10-19: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (5-9: 2)
  • Construction: Manufacturing (5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Commercial and Institutional Building Construction (5-9: 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 (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 630 people in college/university student housing

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 641 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 10 people in nursing homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 24712 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1774.1 years
William1677.1 years
John1678.2 years
Mary1576.5 years
Charles1477.3 years
Robert1466.8 years
Thomas872.6 years
George877.5 years
Frank879.1 years
Ruth776.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 24712 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
White2471.8 years
Martin1774.6 years
Wiley1085.4 years
Thompson1074.4 years
Oxley979.1 years
Coburn869.0 years
Bowling777.9 years
Moore779.7 years
Phillips778.6 years
Ball667.2 years

Businesses in zip code 24712

  • CVS: 1
  • Subway: 1

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