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ZIP Code 24224

Primary City:Castlewood, VA (View All Cities)
County: Russell County
Timezone: Eastern (2:46pm)
Area code: 276 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.9, -82.3
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24224

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24224. 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 24224. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24224, 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:
Castlewood, VA
Unacceptable:
Dickensonville

Stats and Demographics for the 24224 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24224 is located in southwest Virginia and covers a slightly higher 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 24224 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 families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24224 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,734
Population Density 62 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,114
Median Home Value $94,300
Land Area 108.59 sq mi
Water Area 0.64 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,755
Median Household Income $34,390

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male174204189226182176188235223258281284238178125896339
Female1781791962041841691972242302502742622291821501298362
Total352383385430366345385459453508555546467360275218146101

Gender

 Male 3,352 50%
 Female 3,382 50%
Gender

Race

 White 6,534 97.0%
 Black Or African American 50 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.3%
 Asian 8 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 75 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 49 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2117232343450537325474
Renter531231281348847224
Total7429545156859342027678

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,493 54%
 Single Guardian 419 15%
 Singles 720 26%
 Singles With Roommate 123 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,908 69%
 Households with Kids 847 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3037274235453748393741383835414558354748
Female4029393147382439314435403839473444394035
Total70666673828361877081767876748879102748783

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24224 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24224 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 24224 real estate data, the median home value of $94,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 24224. Rentals in 24224 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24224 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,676 99%
 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 58 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 885 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,271 41%
 Renter Occupied Households 599 19%
 Households Vacant 359 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 52 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Sale Only 26 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 8%
 For Migrant Workers 6 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 216 60%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 27 5%
 1 Bedroom 57 10%
 2 Bedroom 209 37%
 3+ Bedroom 277 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 $34,390 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 24224 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. 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. Most commuters in 24224 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,092 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 911 17%
 No Earnings 2,451 45%
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 2,092 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 911 17%
 No Earnings 2,451 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,578 97.7%
 Public transportation 6 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0.0%
 Worked at Home 55 2.1%
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 769 32.9%
 High School Graduate 1,370 58.6%
 Associate's degree 64 2.7%
 Bachelor's degree 114 4.9%
 Master's degree 13 0.6%
 Professional school degree 8 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,153 85.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 118 8.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 79 5.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24224

ZIP Code 24224 is in the Russell County Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24224.

Castlewood Elementary
242 Blue Devil Circle
Castlewood, VA 24224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Russell County Public Schools
Copper Creek Elementary
23894 U.s. Hwy 58
Castlewood, VA 24224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Russell County Public Schools
Castlewood High School
304 Blue Devil Circle
Castlewood, VA 24224
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Russell County Public Schools
The Learning Center
117 Rejoice Ln
Castlewood, VA 24224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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