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ZIP Code 24127

Primary City:New Castle, VA (View All Cities)
County: Craig County
Timezone: Eastern (4:46am)
Area code: 540 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.5, -80.2
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24127

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24127. 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 24127. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24127, 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:
New Castle, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 24127 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24127 is located in south Virginia and covers a large land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 24127 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24127 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,261
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,298
Median Home Value $129,700
Land Area 240.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,801
Median Household Income $46,134

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1061241281401047711213016217218116516114280672522
Female97133142130999510112014018518017416612197814854
Total2032572702702031722132503023573613393272631771487376

Gender

 Male 2,098 49%
 Female 2,163 51%
Gender

Race

 White 4,201 98.6%
 Black Or African American 5 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.3%
 Asian 7 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 32 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner149923833333824213838
Renter2573595654423121
Total3917229738939228416959

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,009 56%
 Single Guardian 234 13%
 Singles 489 27%
 Singles With Roommate 69 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,285 71%
 Households with Kids 516 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2223201820262123342724223025292741222128
Female1722181828242329293028262335323026192322
Total3945383648504452635752485360615767414450

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24127 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24127 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 24127 real estate data, the median home value of $129,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24127 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24127 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24127 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,252 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 837 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 603 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 361 16%
 Households Vacant 497 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 32 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Sale Only 24 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 294 59%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 135 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 52 21%
 2 Bedroom 123 50%
 3+ Bedroom 72 29%
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 $46,134 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 24127 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. However, that is not the case in 24127. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,368 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 550 17%
 No Earnings 1,338 41%
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 1,368 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 550 17%
 No Earnings 1,338 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,728 94.8%
 Public transportation 1 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 16 0.9%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 1.3%
 Worked at Home 55 3.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 195 14%
 High School Graduate 930 64%
 Associate's degree 36 2%
 Bachelor's degree 136 9%
 Master's degree 82 6%
 Professional school degree 51 4%
 Doctorate degree 13 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 881 87.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 39 3.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 83 8.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24127

ZIP Code 24127 is in the Craig County Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24127.

Craig County High School
Hwy 615
New Castle, VA 24127
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Craig County Public Schools
Mccleary Elementary
25345 Craigs Creek Rd
New Castle, VA 24127
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Craig County Public Schools
Boys Woods School
700 Scenic View Ln
New Castle, VA 24127
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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