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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 2017: 31,440
Zip code population in 2010: 30,435
Zip code population in 2000: 30,375

Houses and condos: 14,879
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,689
% of renters here:

28%
State:

27%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 24740: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 160.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 196 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 24740
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.4% ($558)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($686)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $712 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $408 (0.4%)

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Males: 14,861  (47.3%)
Females: 16,577  (52.7%)

For population 25 years and over in 24740:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 24740:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

Zip code 24740 compared to state average:

  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 24740 (2017)
    • 28,58694.1%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: 20,763
Rural population: 10,676

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $127,411
24740:

$127,411
West Virginia:

$119,800



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 67 registered sex offenders living in 24740 zip code as of February 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 24740 is 469 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.4 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
West Virginia:

2.5 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 2017:
This zip code:

$44,778
West Virginia:

$43,469
Princeton, WV (24740) map Nearest zip codes: 24712, 25971, 25922, 24093, 24731, 24124.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

44.9%
West Virginia:

44.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.8%
West Virginia:

6.3%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,140
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 10,911


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 335 (166 now married, 166 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 6,331 (2,949 now married, 3,371 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 24740 with a mortgage: 3,855 (31 second mortgage, 297 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,628

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $965
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $288

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

16.8%
Whole state:

19.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

10.1%
Whole state:

11.0%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.6
  • 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)
  • 1002014 or later
  • 2222010 to 2013
  • 1,7132000 to 2009
  • 2,4451990 to 1999
  • 1,8471980 to 1989
  • 3,1511970 to 1979
  • 1,2701960 to 1969
  • 1,6091950 to 1959
  • 8641940 to 1949
  • 1,4501939 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)
  • 15no bedroom
  • 1011 bedroom
  • 1,6782 bedrooms
  • 5,6753 bedrooms
  • 1,6304 bedrooms
  • 2875+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Princeton, WV (24740)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Princeton, WV (24740)
  • 25no bedroom
  • 4461 bedroom
  • 1,6732 bedrooms
  • 1,2973 bedrooms
  • 1844 bedrooms
  • 525+ 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
  • 499no vehicle
  • 2,6501 vehicle
  • 3,8392 vehicles
  • 1,6933 vehicles
  • 4544 vehicles
  • 2585+ 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
  • 761no vehicle
  • 1,8931 vehicle
  • 9052 vehicles
  • 843 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 24740 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 24740 household income distribution in 2017
  • 1,005Less than $10,000
  • 851$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,132$15,000 to $19,999
  • 757$20,000 to $24,999
  • 778$25,000 to $29,999
  • 681$30,000 to $34,999
  • 644$35,000 to $39,999
  • 705$40,000 to $44,999
  • 631$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,081$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,344$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,253$75,000 to $99,999
  • 994$100,000 to $124,999
  • 422$125,000 to $149,999
  • 371$150,000 to $199,999
  • 236$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 24740

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 24740
  • 453Less than $10,000
  • 260$10,000 to $14,999
  • 125$15,000 to $19,999
  • 180$20,000 to $24,999
  • 163$25,000 to $29,999
  • 145$30,000 to $34,999
  • 108$35,000 to $39,999
  • 248$40,000 to $49,999
  • 166$50,000 to $59,999
  • 357$60,000 to $69,999
  • 525$70,000 to $79,999
  • 523$80,000 to $89,999
  • 282$90,000 to $99,999
  • 772$100,000 to $124,999
  • 850$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,092$150,000 to $174,999
  • 774$175,000 to $199,999
  • 669$200,000 to $249,999
  • 499$250,000 to $299,999
  • 223$300,000 to $399,999
  • 53$400,000 to $499,999
  • 44$500,000 to $749,999
  • 23$750,000 to $999,999
  • 18$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 24740

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 24740
  • 8Less than $100
  • 77$100 to $149
  • 111$150 to $199
  • 60$200 to $249
  • 111$250 to $299
  • 232$300 to $349
  • 187$350 to $399
  • 405$400 to $449
  • 450$450 to $499
  • 574$500 to $549
  • 191$550 to $599
  • 209$600 to $649
  • 138$650 to $699
  • 105$700 to $749
  • 48$750 to $799
  • 97$800 to $899
  • 3$900 to $999
  • 4$1,000 to $1,249
  • 363No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $650.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $145,612
  • Black or African American householders: $104,188
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $135,989
  • Asian householders: $160,467
  • Two or more races householders: $133,478

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $127,411
24740:

$127,411
West Virginia:

$119,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,229 - $188,741
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: 9,465
  • One, attached: 243
  • Two: 275
  • 3 or 4: 238
  • 5 to 9: 766
  • 10 to 19: 330
  • 20 to 49: 214
  • 50 or more: 110
  • Mobile homes: 3,151
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 13

Unemployment: 5.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 24740

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 24740
  • 85.1%10,603Drove a car alone
  • 10.7%1,335Carpooled
  • 0.1%14Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.0%5Taxi
  • 1.0%128Walked
  • 0.9%106Other means
  • 1.9%237Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 24740

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 24740
  • 274Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,5655 to 9 minutes
  • 3,06410 to 14 minutes
  • 2,42015 to 19 minutes
  • 1,38720 to 24 minutes
  • 56325 to 29 minutes
  • 80930 to 34 minutes
  • 19235 to 39 minutes
  • 31440 to 44 minutes
  • 67445 to 59 minutes
  • 66660 to 89 minutes
  • 24290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 78.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,139
  • In family households: 25,715 (4,321 male householders, 4,371 female householders)
    6,335 spouses, 7,971 children (7,305 natural, 183 adopted, 485 stepchildren), 683 grandchildren, 251 brothers or sisters, 487 parents, 315 other relatives, 777 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,425 (1,840 male householders (1,483 living alone)), 2,569 female householders (2,303 living alone)), 1,009 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 307 (306 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,306 2-persons, 2,177 3-persons, 1,462 4-persons, 538 5-persons, 152 6-persons, 58 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,789 1-person, 463 2-persons, 79 3-persons, 63 4-persons, 11 6-persons

3,430 married couples with children.
2,133 single-parent households (720 men, 1,413 women).

96.9% of residents of 24740 zip code speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% very well, 13% well, 17% not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% very well, 33% not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% very well, 23% well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 445 (1.4%)
(77.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.4%
Whole state:

1.6%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 32%Burma
  • 9%Afghanistan
  • 5%England
  • 5%France
  • 5%El Salvador
  • 4%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 3%Japan
Most common first ancestries reported in 24740
  • 26%American
  • 14%English
  • 10%Irish
  • 8%German
  • 3%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%Scottish
  • 2%European
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 332010 or later
  • 472000 to 2009
  • 1111990 to 1999
  • 287Before 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: 3.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 72.3%Electricity
  • 18.9%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Wood
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%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: 24,983
  • Northeast: 465
  • Midwest: 1,003
  • South: 3,885
  • West: 469

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, 7% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% 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): 108
Here:

4.1%
West Virginia:

8.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 17
Here:

1.4%
West Virginia:

9.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 256
Here:

27.9%
West Virginia:

16.9%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 106,348Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 53,210Transportation occupations
  • 52,476Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 51,252Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 50,835Management occupations
  • 49,309Legal 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
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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