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ZIP Code 24174

Primary City:Thaxton, VA (View All Cities)
County: Bedford County
Timezone: Eastern (7:35am)
Coordinates:37.35, -79.66
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24174

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24174. 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 24174. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24174, 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:
Thaxton, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 24174 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24174 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 24174 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 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 24174 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,539
Population Density 74 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,200
Median Home Value $120,500
Land Area 34.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,057
Median Household Income $45,030

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male65877393655464637713011311474755939138
Female58806870586660927912599110988350343013
Total123167141163123120124155156255212224172158109734321

Gender

 Male 1,266 50%
 Female 1,273 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,448 96.4%
 Black Or African American 43 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.3%
 Asian 7 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 28 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1464127223208157789
Renter173234402218113
Total31961612632301758912

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 568 54%
 Single Guardian 168 16%
 Singles 268 25%
 Singles With Roommate 53 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 775 73%
 Households with Kids 282 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male139161317132913151016151418131814282017
Female71891512151317231019101613121313191319
Total2027252829284230382035253031253127473336

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24174 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24174 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 24174 real estate data, the median home value of $120,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24174 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24174 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24174 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,537 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 546 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 334 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 177 15%
 Households Vacant 143 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 14 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 67 47%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 115 75%
 3+ Bedroom 39 25%
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 $45,030 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24174 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 24174 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 24174 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 910 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 301 15%
 No Earnings 855 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 910 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 301 15%
 No Earnings 855 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 922 93.9%
 Public transportation 40 4.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 0.7%
 Worked at Home 13 1.3%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 299 28.4%
 High School Graduate 703 66.7%
 Associate's degree 5 0.5%
 Bachelor's degree 37 3.5%
 Master's degree 10 0.9%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 435 94.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 1.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 16 3.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24174

ZIP Code 24174 is in the Bedford County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24174.

Thaxton Elementary
1245 Thaxton School Rd
Thaxton, VA 24174
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bedford County Public Schools

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