Raysal, WV 24879 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24879: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Raysal, WV 24879

Not Acceptable, USPS
Atwell, WV 24879

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 5
  • Single Family Addresses: 106
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: McDowell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.349, Longitude -81.763
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Raysal, WV 24879 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 86
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 71
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 71
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 86
Population in Familes 71
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 971
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $21,198
Average Household Income $27,937
Per Capita Income $12,669


Total Housing Units 43 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $34,524
Average Home Value $45,690


Total Households 39
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 27
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.07% -1.68%
Households -1.02% -1.59%
Families -1.44% -1.53%
Median Household Income   -1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.19%

Raysal, WV 24879 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24879 to the other 663 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 611 8th
Population Density # 46 93rd
Diversity Index # 300 55th
Median Household Income # 640 4th
Per Capita Income # 640 4th

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