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ZIP Code 24179

Primary City:Vinton, VA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (8:52pm)
Coordinates:37.3, -79.8
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24179

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24179. 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 24179. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24179, 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:
Vinton, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 24179 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24179 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 24179 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 higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24179 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,616
Population Density 394 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,318
Median Home Value $169,600
Land Area 47.30 sq mi
Water Area 0.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,760
Median Household Income $50,819

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male482572591635457499495553617730699626630486330257170107
Female505555611558465502526580672704753714683555450335272240
Total9871,1271,2021,1939221,0011,0211,1331,2891,4341,4521,3401,3131,041780592442347

Gender

 Male 8,936 48%
 Female 9,680 52%
Gender

Race

 White 17,280 92.8%
 Black Or African American 656 3.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.2%
 Asian 172 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 157 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 307 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner725088931,2501,3201,017594181
Renter1974193813682661768533
Total2699271,2741,6181,5861,193679214

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,009 52%
 Single Guardian 1,357 17%
 Singles 2,030 26%
 Singles With Roommate 364 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,373 69%
 Households with Kids 2,387 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male111799410312312110110212512011811311412614112812212811688
Female10510910610010811410511411411912112312812010411812510610585
Total216188200203231235206216239239239236242246245246247234221173

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24179 has a small 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 24179 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 24179 real estate data, the median home value of $169,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24179 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24179 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24179 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,463 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 150 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,912 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,923 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,925 23%
 Households Vacant 558 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 143 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Sale Only 118 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 33 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 228 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 78 4%
 1 Bedroom 328 16%
 2 Bedroom 966 48%
 3+ Bedroom 623 31%
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 $50,819 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24179 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 24179 can expect to fall in that range. 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 6,398 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,490 23%
 No Earnings 5,177 34%
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 6,398 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,490 23%
 No Earnings 5,177 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,384 96.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 17 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 117 1.3%
 Worked at Home 201 2.3%
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. 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 1,129 17.5%
 High School Graduate 3,925 60.8%
 Associate's degree 453 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 674 10.4%
 Master's degree 203 3.1%
 Professional school degree 62 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 5 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,605 80.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 272 8.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 348 10.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24179

ZIP Code 24179 is in the Roanoke County Public Schools. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24179.

Herman L. Horn Elementary
1002 Ruddell Rd
Vinton, VA 24179
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roanoke County Public Schools
W.e. Cundiff Elementary
1200 Hardy Rd
Vinton, VA 24179
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Roanoke County Public Schools
William Byrd Middle School
2910 Washington Ave
Vinton, VA 24179
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Roanoke County Public Schools
William Byrd High School
2902 Washington Ave
Vinton, VA 24179
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Roanoke County Public Schools
Mineral Springs Christian School
1030 Bible Ln
Vinton, VA 24179
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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