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ZIP Code 24162

Primary City:Shawsville, VA (View All Cities)
County: Montgomery County
Timezone: Eastern (2:02am)
Area code: 540 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.12, -80.25
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24162

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24162. 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 24162. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24162, 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:
Shawsville, VA
Unacceptable:
Allegany Spring

Stats and Demographics for the 24162 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24162 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 24162 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24162 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,421
Population Density 52 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,123
Median Home Value $146,900
Land Area 46.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 961
Median Household Income $43,533

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male68897376646569100758193110875941262413
Female76787170587670837873102109825841333416
Total14416714414612214113918315315419521916911782595829

Gender

 Male 1,213 50%
 Female 1,208 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,330 96.2%
 Black Or African American 52 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 11 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 23 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9731141471841086916
Renter20575539431593
Total291301691862271237819

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 543 57%
 Single Guardian 150 16%
 Singles 217 23%
 Singles With Roommate 51 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 654 68%
 Households with Kids 307 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1613141418231512211510221511171518111514
Female18151218161514181512111813172013921711
Total3428263234382930362721402828372827322225

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24162 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24162 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 24162 real estate data, the median home value of $146,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24162 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24162 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24162 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,421 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 416 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 304 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 241 21%
 Households Vacant 162 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 11 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 57 35%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 66 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 46 19%
 2 Bedroom 77 32%
 3+ Bedroom 119 49%
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 $43,533 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24162 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. 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 24162. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 757 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 454 27%
 No Earnings 478 28%
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 757 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 454 27%
 No Earnings 478 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,123 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 26 2%
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. 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 198 23%
 High School Graduate 477 56%
 Associate's degree 40 5%
 Bachelor's degree 68 8%
 Master's degree 22 3%
 Professional school degree 14 2%
 Doctorate degree 29 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 124 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 24 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24162

ZIP Code 24162 is in the Montgomery County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24162.

Shawsville Middle School
4179 Old Town Rd
Shawsville, VA 24162
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Montgomery County Public Schools

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