24740 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Princeton, WV (1.89%), Oakvale, WV (0.26%), Athens, WV (0.03%)
County: Mercer County, WV
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 31,041
Zip code population in 2010: 30,435
Zip code population in 2000: 30,375

Houses and condos: 14,517
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,660
% of renters here:

28%
State:

28%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 24740: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 160.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 194 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

0.5% ($485)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($605)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $620 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $370 (0.5%)

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Males: 14,758  (47.5%)
Females: 16,283  (52.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 24740:

For population 15 years and over in 24740:

Zip code 24740 compared to state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Races in zip code 24740

  • Zip code 24740 races chart
    • 28,586White population
    • 915Black population
    • 68American Indian population
    • 216Asian population
    • 2Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 16Some other race population
    • 382Two or more races population
    • 250Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 20,499
Rural population: 10,541

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $89,100
24740:

$89,100
West Virginia:

$103,200



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 54 registered sex offenders living in 24740 zip code as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 24740 to the number of sex offenders is 596 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

41.3 years
West Virginia median age:

41.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 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)

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 2013:
This zip code:

$37,045
West Virginia:

$41,253
Princeton, WV (24740) map Nearest zip codes: 24712, 25971, 25922, 24093, 24731, 24124.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.9%
West Virginia:

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

3.5%
West Virginia:

5.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,353
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 10,575


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 435 (313 now married, 122 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 6,342 (3,479 now married, 2,863 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 24740 with a mortgage: 3,966 (95 second mortgage, 435 home equity loan, 62 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,302

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $924
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S278

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

18.5%
Whole state:

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

10.4%
Whole state:

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

6.0
State:

6.2
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
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

  • 1432010 or later
  • 1,7702000 to 2009
  • 2,5541990 to 1999
  • 2,0731980 to 1989
  • 3,0241970 to 1979
  • 1,2951960 to 1969
  • 1,3391950 to 1959
  • 7151940 to 1949
  • 1,6041939 or earlier

Zip code 24740 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Princeton, WV (24740)

  • 15no bedroom
  • 941 bedroom
  • 1,9762 bedrooms
  • 5,4073 bedrooms
  • 1,4304 bedrooms
  • 3465+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Princeton, WV (24740)

  • 101no bedroom
  • 4261 bedroom
  • 1,7872 bedrooms
  • 1,1583 bedrooms
  • 1704 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Princeton, WV (24740) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 418no vehicle
  • 2,8471 vehicle
  • 4,1562 vehicles
  • 1,4923 vehicles
  • 2894 vehicles
  • 665+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Princeton, WV (24740) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 595no vehicle
  • 2,0711 vehicle
  • 8412 vehicles
  • 1533 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $562.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $142,997.

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


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,100
24740:

$89,100
West Virginia:

$103,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,600 - $154,700

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 6.2%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 80.1%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 30,721

Size of family households: 4,047 2-persons, 2,049 3-persons, 1,741 4-persons, 460 5-persons, 89 6-persons, 55 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 4,064 1-person, 321 2-persons, 44 3-persons, 37 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 8 6-persons

4,311 married couples with children.
1,730 single-parent households (420 men, 1,310 women).

97.7% of residents of 24740 zip code speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% very well, 10% well, 12% not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (54% very well, 19% well, 27% not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 328 (1.1%)
(70.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.1%
Whole state:

1.4%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 32%Mexico
  • 15%Philippines
  • 11%Pakistan
  • 10%India
  • 8%Venezuela
  • 7%Scotland
  • 4%Korea

Most common first ancestries reported in 24740 (%)

  • 16%Other groups
  • 13%American
  • 11%Irish
  • 11%English
  • 10%German
  • 3%Italian
  • 2%Scotch-Irish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 32010 or later
  • 412000 to 2009
  • 851990 to 1999
  • 229Before 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:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 24740:

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

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 71%Electricity
  • 19%Utility gas
  • 4%Wood
  • 3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1%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:


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.

91% of the 24740 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 231
Here:

8.0%
West Virginia:

6.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 68
Here:

5.3%
West Virginia:

6.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 455
Here:

34.8%
West Virginia:

11.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 81,645Legal occupations
  • 64,750Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 54,750Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 46,625Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 44,286Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 43,285Transportation occupations

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

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:

  • 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 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
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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