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24740 Zip Code (Princeton, WV) Detailed Profile




Cities: Princeton, WV (1.89%), Oakvale, WV (0.26%), Athens, WV (0.03%)
County: Mercer County, WV
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 30,401
Zip code population in 2010: 30,435
Zip code population in 2000: 30,375

Houses and condos: 14,989
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,026
% of renters here:

31%
State:

27%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 24740: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 160.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 190 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.4% ($516)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($711)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $669 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $393 (0.4%)

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Males: 14,415  (47.4%)
Females: 15,985  (52.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 24740:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 24740:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

Zip code 24740 compared to state average:

  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Races in zip code 24740 (2019)
    • 28,58693.9%White
    • 9153.0%Black
    • 3821.3%Two or more races
    • 2500.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2160.7%Asian
    • 680.2%American Indian
    • 160.05%Some other race
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 20,077
Rural population: 10,323

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $124,839
24740:

$124,839
West Virginia:

$124,600



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 79 registered sex offenders living in 24740 zip code as of April 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 24740 is 398 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.4 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 24740, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $43,535 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$43,535
State:

$48,628

Salary/wage: $36,855 (reported on 82.6% of returns)
Here:

$36,855
State:

$42,328
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 74.6% for AGIs below $25k, 78.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 48.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,771 (reported on 27.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,771
West Virginia:

$1,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,885 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

$4,885
State:

$4,262
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$15,290 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
Here:

+$15,290
State:

+$8,875
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$23,832 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
Here:

+$23,832
State:

+$13,636
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 18.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $12,840 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
24740:

$12,840
West Virginia:

$11,787
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $25,300 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
24740:

$25,300
West Virginia:

$24,483

Total itemized deductions: $22,038 (18% of AGI, reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$22,038
State:

$21,148

Here:

18.2% of AGI
State:

18.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $25k, 3.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $6,516 (reported on 10.5% of returns)
Here:

$6,516
State:

$4,508
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,228 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
24740:

$8,228
State:

$8,103
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,278 (reported on 26.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,278
State:

$2,140
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 51.2%
Here:

51%
State:

49%
(% for various income ranges: 49.7% for AGIs below $25k, 48.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 51.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 51.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 85.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 24740, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $35,149 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,149
State:

$37,498

Salary/wage: $30,778 (reported on 83.8% of returns)
Here:

$30,778
State:

$33,645
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 92.7% for AGIs below $10k, 73.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 53.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,796 (reported on 39.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,796
West Virginia:

$1,465
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 3.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,167 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,167
State:

$2,913
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,671 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
Here:

+$5,671
State:

+$6,331
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$17,298 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

+$17,298
State:

+$11,074
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.6% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,848 (reported on 2.8% of returns)
24740:

$2,848
West Virginia:

$2,796
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $17,928 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
Here:

$17,928
West Virginia:

$18,181

Total itemized deductions: $17,444 (19% of AGI, reported on 14.5% of returns)
Here:

$17,444
State:

$16,976

Here:

19.0% of AGI
State:

19.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,792 (5% of AGI, reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,792
State:

$3,529

Here:

4.9% of AGI
State:

3.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,222 (reported on 70.4% of returns)
24740:

$5,222
State:

$5,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 20.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,720 (reported on 21.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,720
State:

$1,662

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 51.4%
Here:

51%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 45.0% for AGIs below $10k, 54.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 50.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 50.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 52.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$45,576
West Virginia:

$48,850
Princeton, WV (24740) map Nearest zip codes: 24712, 25971, 25922, 24093, 24731, 24124.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

42.7%
West Virginia:

43.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

55.4%
West Virginia:

48.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 8.7% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,180
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 10,920


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 350 (146 now married, 199 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 6,218 (2,842 now married, 3,367 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 24740 with a mortgage: 3,688 (11 second mortgage, 214 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,549

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $997
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $300

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

17.8%
Whole state:

16.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

10.9%
Whole state:

8.8%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.7
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 24740: Mercer Healing Springs (A), Princeton Elks Country Club Golf Course (B), Princeton Rescue Squad Incorporated Station 1 (C), Princeton Rescue Squad Incorporated Station 3 (D), Oakvale Volunteer Fire Department (E), Green Valley Glenwood Volunteer Fire Department (F), Princeton Public Library (G), Princeton City Hall (H), East River Volunteer Fire Department (I), HealthSouth Southern Hills Rehabilitation Hospital (J), Princeton Rescue Squad Incorporated Station 4 (K), Princeton Fire Department Station 1 (L), Princeton Fire Department Station 2 (M), Mercer County Courthouse (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 24740 include: Thompson Chapel (A), Bethel Church (B), Cashs Hill Church (C), Willow Brook Church (D), Union Church (E), Stumpy Bottom Church (F), Stinson Church (G), Saunders Grove Church (H), Pleasant Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Donley Cemetery (1), Barberie Cemetery (2), Bailey Cemetery (3), Crawford Cemetery (4), Cooper Cemetery (5), Cashes Hill Cemetery (6), Wright Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Simon Fish Pond (A), Lake Shawnee (B), Douglas Lake (C), Christian Fork Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tony Branch (A), Stony Run (B), Spruce Fork (C), Skelts Run (D), Sand Branch (E), Ross Branch (F), Rocky Branch (G), Rich Creek (H), Prince Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 24740 include: Princeton Youth Park (1), Tate Lohr Wildlife Management Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 2492014 or later
  • 972010 to 2013
  • 1,6852000 to 2009
  • 3,1521990 to 1999
  • 2,0381980 to 1989
  • 2,6421970 to 1979
  • 1,1231960 to 1969
  • 1,6361950 to 1959
  • 8241940 to 1949
  • 1,3591939 or earlier

Zip code 24740 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Princeton, WV (24740)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Princeton, WV (24740)
  • 34no bedroom
  • 1181 bedroom
  • 1,5262 bedrooms
  • 5,6833 bedrooms
  • 1,5584 bedrooms
  • 2125+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Princeton, WV (24740)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Princeton, WV (24740)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 4531 bedroom
  • 2,0922 bedrooms
  • 1,0303 bedrooms
  • 3944 bedrooms
  • 325+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Princeton, WV (24740) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Princeton, WV (24740) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 306no vehicle
  • 2,8821 vehicle
  • 3,6112 vehicles
  • 1,7493 vehicles
  • 4244 vehicles
  • 1635+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Princeton, WV (24740) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Princeton, WV (24740) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 735no vehicle
  • 2,1711 vehicle
  • 9012 vehicles
  • 1743 vehicles
  • 374 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 24740 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 24740 household income distribution in 2019
  • 841Less than $10,000
  • 820$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,080$15,000 to $19,999
  • 905$20,000 to $24,999
  • 661$25,000 to $29,999
  • 639$30,000 to $34,999
  • 556$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,059$40,000 to $44,999
  • 682$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,042$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,409$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,352$75,000 to $99,999
  • 745$100,000 to $124,999
  • 524$125,000 to $149,999
  • 297$150,000 to $199,999
  • 290$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 24740

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 24740
  • 610Less than $10,000
  • 199$10,000 to $14,999
  • 129$15,000 to $19,999
  • 172$20,000 to $24,999
  • 132$25,000 to $29,999
  • 148$30,000 to $34,999
  • 121$35,000 to $39,999
  • 287$40,000 to $49,999
  • 239$50,000 to $59,999
  • 406$60,000 to $69,999
  • 431$70,000 to $79,999
  • 350$80,000 to $89,999
  • 306$90,000 to $99,999
  • 925$100,000 to $124,999
  • 796$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,113$150,000 to $174,999
  • 584$175,000 to $199,999
  • 559$200,000 to $249,999
  • 367$250,000 to $299,999
  • 335$300,000 to $399,999
  • 44$400,000 to $499,999
  • 57$500,000 to $749,999
  • 21$750,000 to $999,999
  • 26$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 24740

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 24740
  • 25Less than $100
  • 74$100 to $149
  • 29$150 to $199
  • 104$200 to $249
  • 63$250 to $299
  • 205$300 to $349
  • 181$350 to $399
  • 472$400 to $449
  • 224$450 to $499
  • 548$500 to $549
  • 313$550 to $599
  • 296$600 to $649
  • 131$650 to $699
  • 193$700 to $749
  • 87$750 to $799
  • 183$800 to $899
  • 4$900 to $999
  • 6$1,000 to $1,249
  • 21$1,500 to $1,999
  • 547No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $706.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $113,088.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $142,672
  • Black or African American householders: $102,084
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $133,243
  • Asian householders: $157,227
  • Two or more races householders: $130,783

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $124,839
24740:

$124,839
West Virginia:

$124,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,833 - $178,916
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 24740
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,488
  • One, attached: 298
  • Two: 404
  • 3 or 4: 292
  • 5 to 9: 714
  • 10 to 19: 259
  • 20 to 49: 246
  • 50 or more: 96
  • Mobile homes: 3,086

Unemployment: 5.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 24740

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 24740
  • 85.5%10,650Drove a car alone
  • 9.2%1,149Carpooled
  • 0.0%6Bus or trolley bus
  • 1.4%179Walked
  • 0.4%55Other means
  • 3.0%369Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 24740

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 24740
  • 229Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,6925 to 9 minutes
  • 2,95110 to 14 minutes
  • 2,55915 to 19 minutes
  • 1,42420 to 24 minutes
  • 47025 to 29 minutes
  • 95230 to 34 minutes
  • 24435 to 39 minutes
  • 28140 to 44 minutes
  • 36145 to 59 minutes
  • 63860 to 89 minutes
  • 24090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 79.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 30,401
  • Male householders: 6,195 (1,841 living alone), Female householders: 6,988 (2,294 living alone)
  • 6,000 spouses (5,987 opposite-sex spouses), 1,026 unmarried partners, (993 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,013 children (6,459 natural, 174 adopted, 382 stepchildren), 1,139 grandchildren, 154 brothers or sisters, 306 parents, 11 foster children, 569 other relatives, 742 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 318 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,157 2-persons, 2,165 3-persons, 1,406 4-persons, 498 5-persons, 119 6-persons, 81 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 4,135 1-person, 527 2-persons, 73 3-persons, 18 4-persons

2,609 married couples with children.
2,233 single-parent households (841 men, 1,392 women).

97.7% of residents of 24740 zip code speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (39% very well, 10% well, 51% not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% very well, 20% not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (78% very well, 19% well, 3% not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (19% very well, 81% not well).

Foreign born population: 280 (0.9%)
(81.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.9%
Whole state:

1.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 39%Malaysia
  • 15%Afghanistan
  • 12%Egypt
  • 8%Sweden
  • 8%Nepal
  • 5%Canada
  • 2%Greece
Most common first ancestries reported in 24740
  • 25%American
  • 12%Irish
  • 11%English
  • 10%German
  • 3%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%Scottish
  • 2%Italian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 852010 or later
  • 542000 to 2009
  • 481990 to 1999
  • 194Before 1990

Zip code 24740 topographic map

There are 272 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 24740.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ATHENS HIGH SCHOOL (1420 HONAKER AVENUE in PRINCETON, WV)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-03-1986-0289, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Alternative names: MERCER CO BOARD OF ED, MERCER CO BOARD OF EDUCATION, MERCER CO SCHOOL, MERCER COUNTY, MERCER COUNTY BOARD ODF EDUCATION, MERCER COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, MERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS, MERCER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, MERCER CTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • DOWNARD HYDRAULICS (1 TURNPIKE INDUSTRIAL PARK in PRINCETON, WV)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: ELECTROPLATING, PLATING, POLISHING, ANODIZING, AND COLORING; MINING MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT, EXCEPT OIL AND GAS FIELD MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT; GENERAL INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT; INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIES; REPAIR SHOPS AND RELATED SERVICES
    Business NAICS classification: MINING MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING.; OTHER COMMERCIAL AND SERVICE INDUSTRY MACHINERY MANUFACTURING.; TURBINE AND TURBINE GENERATOR SET UNITS MANUFACTURING.; PUMP AND PUMPING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • GEORGIA PACIFIC CORP. - GREEN VALLEY (577 CLOVER DEW DAIRY RD. in PRINCETON, WV)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: SAWMILLS AND PLANING MILLS, GENERAL
    Business NAICS classification: SAWMILLS.
    Organizations: JOHN W. CRITES (ALLGHENY WOOD PROD) (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , JOHN W CRITES (ALLEGHENY WOOD PROD) (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ALLEGHENY WOOD PRODUCTS INC, ALLEGHENY WOOD PRODUCTS INC MILL 9, GEORGIA-PACIFIC CORP
  • ALTERNATIVE LEARNING CENTER (105 OLD BLUEFIELD ROAD in PRINCETON, WV)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-51702
    Organizations: MERCER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ACME WOOD PRESERVING INC (200 ROSELAND AVENUE in PRINCETON, WV)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: WOOD PRESERVING
    Business NAICS classification: WOOD PRESERVATION.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , STONER M PARSONS (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CONN-WELD INDUSTRIES INC (U S ROUTE 460 STATE ROUTE 31 in PRINCETON, WV)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: MINING MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT, EXCEPT OIL AND GAS FIELD MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • FOSROC INCORPORATED (301 ROGERS STREET in PRINCETON, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: CUSTOM COMPOUNDING OF PURCHASED PLASTICS RESINS
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BEREA HOLDING COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: FOSROC INC CELTITE MINING & TUNNELING DI
  • AEP PRINCETON SERVICE CENTER (108 S WALKER ST in PRINCETON, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , APPLACHIAN POWER CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: APPALACHIAN POWER
  • ALL STAR AUTOMOTIVE INC (ATHENS RD in PRINCETON, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , R ALEX ERCOLINE (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: WVDOH EQUIPTMENT SHOP (PRINCETON)
  • BLUESTONE PAVING (ROSELAND AVE in PRINCETON, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BLUESTONE PAVING INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • GIBBS MOTOR CO (US RT 19-21 in PRINCETON, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS.; GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.; AUTOMOTIVE BODY, PAINT, AND INTERIOR REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , GIBBS, B C PRESIDENT (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • EXXON RAS #28062 (OLD RT 460 & RT 2713 in PRINCETON, WV)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , EXXON MOBIL (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BLUESTONE MACH. CO. (367 GARNETT ST in PRINCETON, WV)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER MISCELLANEOUS GENERAL PURPOSE MACHINERY MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BLUESTONE MACHINE CO (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , LBJ MACHINE (CONTACT/OWNER) , DENVER AKERS & DAVID BREWSTER (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: LBJ MACHINE CO

Zip code 24740 marital status for males
Zip code 24740 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 71.3%Electricity
  • 19.6%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 29,167. Population change in the 1990s: +1,208 (+4.1%).

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

  • This state: 23,625
  • Northeast: 666
  • Midwest: 1,188
  • South: 4,086
  • West: 367

63% of the 24740 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in West Virginia.

88% of the 24740 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 76% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Princeton, WV (24740)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 121
Here:

4.6%
West Virginia:

8.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 73
Here:

5.5%
West Virginia:

8.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 235
Here:

24.6%
West Virginia:

13.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 66,004Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 55,488Construction and extraction occupations
  • 54,739Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 50,553Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 45,779Legal occupations
  • 44,736Management occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (PRINCETON, WV):

  • LUSK DISPOSAL SERVICE, INC (1121 FRONTAGE ROAD) : $427,955 in 51 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    Contracts for Trash/Garbage Collection Services - Including Portable Sanitation Services, Other Utilities by Bureau of Prisoners/Federal Prison System, Mine Safety and Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, National Park Service, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $58,000; 2002: $1,275; 2003: $4,406; 2004: $75,778; 2005: $249,776; 2006: $38,720.

    Biggest contracts:
    $58,000 with Bureau of Prisoners/Federal Prison System for Trash/Garbage Collection Services - Including Portable Sanitation Services. Signed on 2001-03-15. Completion date: 2003-04-15.
    $55,000, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-01. Completion date: 2005-03-31.
    $33,176, same as above. Signed on 2005-11-01. Completion date: 2007-01-31.
    $31,033, same as above. Signed on 2005-07-01. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • MERCER COUNTY SOLID WASTE AUTH (749 FRONTAGE RD) : $342,195 in 5 contracts in 2002
    Contracts for Waste Treatment and Storage, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Restoration of real property by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $342,195; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $130,000 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Waste Treatment and Storage. Signed on 2002-06-16. Completion date: 2002-07-10.
    $110,587, same as above. Signed on 2002-06-16. Completion date: 2002-07-10.
    $100,000 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Restoration of real property. Signed on 2002-06-25. Completion date: 2002-07-11.
    $3,000, same as above. Signed on 2002-09-18. Completion date: 2002-07-11.
  • TAYLOR SERVICES (CLOVER DEW RD; small business)
    5 employees, $200000 revenue. : $209,000 in 2 contracts in 2002
    $117,000 with Bureau of Prisoners/Federal Prison System for Water Services. Taking place in KY. Signed on 2002-05-15. Completion date: 2002-07-15.
    $92,000, same as above. Signed on 2002-06-15. Completion date: 2002-07-15.
  • AAA SEPTIC SERVICE (1000 OAKWOOD AVE; small business) : $21,810 in 2 contracts in 2005
    $17,085 with National Park Service for Trash/Garbage Collection Services - Including Portable Sanitation Services. Signed on 2005-04-26. Completion date: 2007-04-26.
    $4,725 with Army for Sewage Treatment Equipment. Signed on 2005-10-31. Completion date: 2005-11-01.
  • ROBERT KROPAC, MD (ORTHOPEDIC CENTERS OF THE VIRGINIAS; small business)
    $100 with Bureau of Prisoners/Federal Prison System for Orthopedic Services. Signed on 2006-03-13. Completion date: 2006-03-31.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 13 establishments, 10-19 employees: 4 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 3 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249: 1, 50-99: 2, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 4)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (20-49: 6, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 11, 1-4: 5)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 2, 10-19: 12, 5-9: 9, 1-4: 21)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance (100-249: 1, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 2)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 268 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 88 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 277 people in nursing homes
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 27 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 17 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

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

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 138. The highest number of fires - 208 took place in 2008, and the least - 81 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 24740 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.2%), and Outside Fires (30.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 24740
    • 1,08449.2%Structure Fires
    • 67230.5%Outside Fires
    • 29813.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1506.8%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 24740, West Virginia

Most common first names in zip code 24740 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James29570.8 years
William25973.5 years
Mary20978.4 years
John19574.8 years
Robert15871.2 years
Charles13172.4 years
George10373.8 years
Virginia9277.3 years
Helen7977.9 years
Thomas6872.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 24740 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bailey15575.4 years
Smith12974.1 years
White12974.9 years
Thompson8773.9 years
Blankenship7768.0 years
Jones7774.6 years
Hall7075.8 years
Martin7075.4 years
Hill6874.4 years
Meadows6575.0 years
Businesses in zip code 24740
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Lane Furniture2
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's2McDonald's2
AutoZone1Microtel1
Blockbuster1Nike1
Burger King1Outback1
CVS1Outback Steakhouse1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen2Ryan's Grill1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sleep Inn1
FedEx2Starbucks2
Ford1Subway3
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Toyota1
Hardee's2U-Haul3
Hilton1U.S. Cellular1
Holiday Inn1UPS6
Hyundai1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's2
La-Z-Boy1
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