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24836 Zip Code (Gary, WV) Detailed Profile




City: Gary, WV (1.67%)
County: McDowell County, WV
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 678
Zip code population in 2010: 800
Zip code population in 2000: 683

Houses and condos: 415
Renter-occupied apartments: 17
% of renters here:

7%
State:

27%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 24836: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 38.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 18 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 24836
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.7% ($441)
West Virginia:

0.6% ($711)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $299 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $479 (0.8%)

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Males: 303  (44.7%)
Females: 375  (55.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 24836:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 14.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 24836:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 18.6%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

Zip code 24836 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 24836 (2019)
    • 54468.0%White
    • 24230.3%Black
    • 60.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 40.5%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Asian
    • 20.3%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $59,047
24836:

$59,047
West Virginia:

$124,600



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in 24836 zip code as of July 02, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 24836 is 143 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

55.8 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
West Virginia:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 24836, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $23,540 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$23,540
State:

$37,498

Salary/wage: $21,872 (reported on 80.2% of returns)
Here:

$21,872
State:

$33,645
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 73.5% for AGIs below $10k, 71.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 76.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,348 (reported on 33.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,348
West Virginia:

$1,465

Taxable dividends: $1,290 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,290
State:

$2,913

Total tax: $2,363 (reported on 60.8% of returns)
24836:

$2,363
State:

$5,372
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 2.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.1% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Earned income credit: $2,061 (reported on 31.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,061
State:

$1,662

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 47.1%
Here:

47%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 43.6% for AGIs below $10k, 47.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 54.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 37.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$42,027
West Virginia:

$48,850
Gary, WV (24836) map Nearest zip codes: 24830, 24826, 24866, 24871, 24888, 24848.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

55.1%
West Virginia:

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

0.0%
West Virginia:

48.4%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 49
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 206


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 123 (55 now married, 68 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 24836 with a mortgage: 32
Houses without a mortgage: 213

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $529
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $348

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

12.9%
Whole state:

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

6.0%
Whole state:

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

6.6
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

7.7
State:

4.7
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  • Notable location: Gary Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Reservoir: Grapevine Branch Refuse Bank Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Split Tree Branch (A), Sandlick Creek (B), Mill Creek (C), Laurel Branch (D), Grapevine Branch (E), Dauss Fork (F), Belcher Branch (G), Adkin Branch (H), Sugarcamp Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 122000 to 2009
  • 171990 to 1999
  • 711980 to 1989
  • 81970 to 1979
  • 441960 to 1969
  • 331950 to 1959
  • 291940 to 1949
  • 1931939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gary, WV (24836)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gary, WV (24836)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 102 bedrooms
  • 993 bedrooms
  • 794 bedrooms
  • 555+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gary, WV (24836)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gary, WV (24836)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 72 bedrooms
  • 03 bedrooms
  • 104 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gary, WV (24836) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gary, WV (24836) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 33no vehicle
  • 541 vehicle
  • 882 vehicles
  • 483 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gary, WV (24836) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gary, WV (24836) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3no vehicle
  • 111 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 24836 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 24836 household income distribution in 2019
  • 31Less than $10,000
  • 4$10,000 to $14,999
  • 30$15,000 to $19,999
  • 16$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 20$30,000 to $34,999
  • 12$35,000 to $39,999
  • 13$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1$45,000 to $49,999
  • 16$50,000 to $59,999
  • 54$60,000 to $74,999
  • 24$75,000 to $99,999
  • 16$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 24836

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 24836
  • 15Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 25$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1$20,000 to $24,999
  • 27$25,000 to $29,999
  • 20$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$40,000 to $49,999
  • 24$50,000 to $59,999
  • 28$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2$70,000 to $79,999
  • 26$80,000 to $89,999
  • 6$150,000 to $174,999
  • 6$200,000 to $249,999
  • 17$300,000 to $399,999
  • 4$750,000 to $999,999

Median gross rent in 2019: $739.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $127,072.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $60,978
  • Black or African American householders: $59,322

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $59,047
24836:

$59,047
West Virginia:

$124,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $29,039 - $87,002

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $91,661
Here:

$91,661
State:

$165,782

Mobile homes: $40,500
Here:

$40,500
State:

$71,341
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 24836

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 351
  • One, attached: 3
  • Mobile homes: 58

Unemployment: 14.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 24836

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 24836
  • 88.1%144Drove a car alone
  • 3.1%5Other means
  • 8.6%14Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 24836

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 24836
  • 145 to 9 minutes
  • 1810 to 14 minutes
  • 5115 to 19 minutes
  • 2220 to 24 minutes
  • 1125 to 29 minutes
  • 930 to 34 minutes
  • 435 to 39 minutes
  • 1040 to 44 minutes
  • 845 to 59 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 84.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 678
  • Male householders: 95 (22 living alone), Female householders: 164 (51 living alone)
  • 116 spouses (116 opposite-sex spouses), 0 unmarried partners, (0 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 148 children (144 natural, 4 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 19 grandchildren, 14 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 15 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 106 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 120 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 36 4-persons, 9 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 73 1-person

100 married couples with children.
12 single-parent households (12 women).

100.1% of residents of 24836 zip code speak English at home.

Foreign born population: 0 (0.0%)
:

0.0%
Whole state:

1.6%
Most common first ancestries reported in 24836
  • 23%German
  • 9%Irish
  • 4%Hungarian
  • 3%American
  • 2%Scottish
  • 2%English
  • 1%European

Zip code 24836 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CITY OF GARY/WAREHOUSE PROJECT (COUNTY ROUTE 103 in GARY, WV)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    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))
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS) - SDWIS-WV3302420 4012, WATER TREATMENT PLANT
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Business NAICS classification: SUPPORT ACTIVITIES FOR COAL MINING.
    Alternative names: GARY CITY OF, MAYOR, CITY OF GARY
  • GARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (CHURCH STREET in GARY, WV)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-60211
    Organizations: MCDOWELL COUNTY SCHOOL DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BLACK WOLF MINING COMPANY (ROUTE 13 in GARY, WV)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: BITUMINOUS COAL AND LIGNITE SURFACE MINING
    Alternative names: RIDGE LAND CO INC RAMADA 2 MIN
  • GARY ELEMENTARY (PO BOX 250 in GARY, WV)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)

Zip code 24836 marital status for males
Zip code 24836 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 19.0%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 24.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 71.6%Electricity
  • 14.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.9%Coal or coke
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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

  • This state: 559
  • Northeast: 17
  • Midwest: 48
  • South: 50

81% of the 24836 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in West Virginia.

86% of the 24836 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% moved from different county within same state.

Year householders moved into unit in Gary, WV (24836)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

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

0.0%
West Virginia:

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

0.0%
West Virginia:

8.2%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

14.8%
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 ($)
  • 74,217Construction and extraction occupations
  • 41,218Office and administrative support occupations
  • 22,652Food preparation and serving related occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • AMFM, INC (NO10 N 10 BALL PARK RR 10 in GARY, WV)
    $18,000 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Nursing Home Care Contracts. Signed on 2000-01-15. Completion date: 2000-03-15.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Mining: Bituminous Coal Underground Mining (20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: All Other Outpatient Care Centers (20-49: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (10-19: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Ambulance Services (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations (1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (1-4: 1)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Other Spectator Sports (1-4: 1)

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:

  • 106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 112 people in nursing homes

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 10. The highest number of fires - 26 took place in 2011, and the least - 1 in 2017. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 24836 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (68.3%), and Outside Fires (19.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 24836
    • 11268.3%Structure Fires
    • 3219.5%Outside Fires
    • 159.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 53.0%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 24836, West Virginia

Most common first names in zip code 24836 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2773.9 years
John2667.1 years
Mary1678.3 years
Robert1571.0 years
William1572.6 years
Charles1476.4 years
Frank1072.3 years
Willie1077.6 years
George882.6 years
Julia877.9 years
Most common last names in zip code 24836 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1574.8 years
Rose982.0 years
Jones880.5 years
Lester867.5 years
Williams881.4 years
Hairston771.4 years
Martin676.4 years
Childress569.6 years
Blevins573.8 years
Mullins578.2 years
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