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ZIP Code 24017

Primary City:Roanoke, VA (View All Cities)
County: Roanoke City
Timezone: Eastern (2:22pm)
Area code: 540 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.30, -79.99
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24017

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24017. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 24017. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24017, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Roanoke, VA
Unacceptable:
Melrose

Stats and Demographics for the 24017 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24017 is located in south Virginia and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 24017 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24017 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,392
Population Density 2,609 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,877
Median Home Value $113,300
Land Area 8.97 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,715
Median Household Income $34,030

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male970768790854659674621637642732750704631444341238228191
Female926723710888864781763736777878856914776569395366296300
Total1,8961,4911,5001,7421,5231,4551,3841,3731,4191,6101,6061,6181,4071,013736604524491

Gender

 Male 10,874 46%
 Female 12,518 54%
Gender

Race

 White 6,516 27.9%
 Black Or African American 15,393 65.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.2%
 Asian 307 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 444 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 678 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner744737141,0371,350911681288
Renter53689878677961630517394
Total6101,3711,5001,8161,9661,216854382

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,859 29%
 Single Guardian 3,133 32%
 Singles 3,178 33%
 Singles With Roommate 545 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,526 67%
 Households with Kids 3,189 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male243177189176154141152170151175159181135140169186180172147138
Female188207201138159149141138136147153165133112166166176191189200
Total431384390314313290293308287322312346268252335352356363336338

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24017 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24017 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1950s. Looking at 24017 real estate data, the median home value of $113,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24017 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24017 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24017 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,317 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 39 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 36 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,022 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,506 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,187 38%
 Households Vacant 1,162 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 424 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 36 3%
 For Sale Only 157 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 498 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 147 4%
 1 Bedroom 898 22%
 2 Bedroom 1,550 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,401 35%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $34,030 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24017 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 24017 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,994 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,004 22%
 No Earnings 7,082 39%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,994 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,004 22%
 No Earnings 7,082 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,555 88.2%
 Public transportation 473 4.9%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 40 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 356 3.7%
 Worked at Home 280 2.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,590 24.1%
 High School Graduate 3,876 58.8%
 Associate's degree 325 4.9%
 Bachelor's degree 461 7.0%
 Master's degree 220 3.3%
 Professional school degree 117 1.8%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,250 83.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 271 5.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 578 11.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24017

ZIP Code 24017 is in the Roanoke City Public Schools. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24017.

Forest Park Academy
2730 Melrose Ave NW
Roanoke, VA 24017
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Roanoke City Public Schools
Fairview Elementary
648 Westwood Blvd NW
Roanoke, VA 24017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roanoke City Public Schools
Roanoke Academy for Math & Science Elementary
1616 Nineteenth St NW
Roanoke, VA 24017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roanoke City Public Schools
Westside Elementary
1441 Westside Blvd NW
Roanoke, VA 24017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roanoke City Public Schools
William Fleming High School
3649 Ferncliff Ave NW
Roanoke, VA 24017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Roanoke City Public Schools

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