24712 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Athens, WV (3.81%)
County: Mercer County, WV
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 1,915
Zip code population in 2010: 2,063
Zip code population in 2000: 2,237

Houses and condos: 725
Renter-occupied apartments: 177
% of renters here:

34%
State:

28%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 24712: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 8.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 216 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

0.4% ($425)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($605)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $384 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $442 (0.3%)

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Males: 952  (49.7%)
Females: 963  (50.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 24712:

For population 15 years and over in 24712:

Zip code 24712 compared to state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage below 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: 939
Rural population: 975

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $119,100
24712:

$119,100
West Virginia:

$103,200



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in 24712 zip code as of August 01, 2015.
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:

21.9 years
West Virginia median age:

41.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 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)

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 2013:
This zip code:

$38,043
West Virginia:

$41,253
Athens, WV (24712) map Nearest zip codes: 25971, 24740, 25922, 25979, 25841, 24731.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.0%
West Virginia:

47.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.0%
West Virginia:

5.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 29
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 499


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 2 (2 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 606 (119 now married, 487 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 24712 with a mortgage: 123 (4 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 228

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $923
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S288

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

27.1%
Whole state:

18.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

16.0%
Whole state:

10.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.7
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Year house built

  • 02010 or later
  • 812000 to 2009
  • 491990 to 1999
  • 1061980 to 1989
  • 931970 to 1979
  • 411960 to 1969
  • 1381950 to 1959
  • 201940 to 1949
  • 1971939 or earlier

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 392 bedrooms
  • 2183 bedrooms
  • 824 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms

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

  • 17no bedroom
  • 131 bedroom
  • 752 bedrooms
  • 643 bedrooms
  • 84 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no vehicle
  • 961 vehicle
  • 1542 vehicles
  • 953 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

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

  • 11no vehicle
  • 431 vehicle
  • 1002 vehicles
  • 163 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $575.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $119,100
24712:

$119,100
West Virginia:

$103,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,400 - $164,800

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 9.6%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 80.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,320

Size of family households: 182 2-persons, 43 3-persons, 53 4-persons, 26 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 127 1-person, 65 2-persons, 11 3-persons

227 married couples with children.
16 single-parent households (16 women).

94.4% of residents of 24712 zip code speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% very well, 11% well, 22% not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% not at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 42 (2.2%)
(19.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.2%
Whole state:

1.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 62%Japan
  • 24%Colombia
  • 10%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 5%Jamaica

Most common first ancestries reported in 24712 (%)

  • 19%Other groups
  • 14%English
  • 13%German
  • 10%Irish
  • 4%Italian
  • 3%Scottish
  • 3%Hungarian

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 302010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 12Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


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

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 8.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 61%Electricity
  • 29%Utility gas
  • 8%Wood
  • 3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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

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


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.

90% of the 24712 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 78% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% 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%
West Virginia:

6.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
West Virginia:

6.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 37
Here:

4.5%
West Virginia:

11.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 95,326Construction and extraction occupations
  • 21,250Education, training, and library occupations
  • 11,250Office and administrative support occupations
  • 9,653Production occupations
  • 9,286Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations
  • 9,083Sales and related occupations

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:

  • 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
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



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