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ZIP Code 24243

Primary City:Dryden, VA (View All Cities)
County: Lee County
Timezone: Eastern (3:07pm)
Area code: 276 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.78, -82.93
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24243

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24243. 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 24243. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24243, 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:
Dryden, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 24243 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24243 is located in southwest 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 24243 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 higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24243 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,222
Population Density 99 people per sq mi
Housing Units 943
Median Home Value $140,900
Land Area 22.40 sq mi
Water Area 0.21 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 853
Median Household Income $34,583

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
Male6778828163636968649110798676642191610
Female595162686174597682718681766241302012
Total12612914414912413712814414616219317914312883493622

Gender

 Male 1,151 52%
 Female 1,071 48%
Gender

Race

 White 2,186 98.4%
 Black Or African American 8 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 9 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 12 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1858831361391155316
Renter195157472820103
Total371091401831671356319

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 450 53%
 Single Guardian 164 19%
 Singles 206 24%
 Singles With Roommate 33 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 560 66%
 Households with Kids 293 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male101016161114142316231318181016132221917
Female131671181369151371719691415111911
Total2326232719272032313620353716252737322828

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24243 has a slightly less than average 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 24243 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 24243 real estate data, the median home value of $140,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 24243. Rentals in 24243 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24243 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,092 94%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 94 4%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 36 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 316 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 302 32%
 Renter Occupied Households 235 25%
 Households Vacant 90 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 4%
 For Sale Only 7 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 10%
 1 Bedroom 32 13%
 2 Bedroom 83 33%
 3+ Bedroom 112 45%
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 $34,583 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24243 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 24243 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. Most commuters in 24243 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 546 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 537 26%
 No Earnings 1,013 48%
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 546 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 537 26%
 No Earnings 1,013 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 933 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 127 15%
 High School Graduate 548 67%
 Associate's degree 65 8%
 Bachelor's degree 80 10%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 328 92%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 27 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24243

ZIP Code 24243 is in the Lee County Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24243.

Dryden Elementary
Hwy 58a and Stroute 726
Dryden, VA 24243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lee County Public Schools
Powell Valley Christian School
412 Stairway Dr
Dryden, VA 24243
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private

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