Athens, WV 24712 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24712: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Athens, WV 24712

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Mercer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.458, Longitude -80.997
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 60
  • PO Box Addresses: 615
  • Residential Addresses: 259
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 259

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 24712 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 24712 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Athens, WV 24712 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,175
Population in Households 1,835
Population in Familes 1,467
Population in Group Qrtrs 340
Population Density2 187
Diversity Index3 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,079
Average Household Income $56,351
Per Capita Income $21,270

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 810 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 558 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $138,583
Average Home Value $161,290
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 716
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 475
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.08% -0.33%
Households 0.27% -0.37%
Families 0.1% -0.47%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Athens, WV 24712 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24712 to the other 671 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 195 71st
Population Density # 131 81st
Diversity Index # 124 82nd
Median Household Income # 118 83rd
Per Capita Income # 411 39th

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