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ZIP Code 24426

Primary City:Covington, VA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (11:15am)
Coordinates:37.8, -80.1
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24426

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24426. 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 24426. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24426, 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:
Covington, VA
Acceptable:
Alleghany, Jordan Mines
Unacceptable:
Camp Appalachia, Cmp Appalchia

Stats and Demographics for the 24426 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24426 is located in central Virginia and covers a large 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 24426 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24426 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,329
Population Density 43 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,110
Median Home Value $99,900
Land Area 332.74 sq mi
Water Area 2.75 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,129
Median Household Income $43,756

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male379429471467335335358425502541534528531472308208127100
Female353408438434331360353432483561576524558468337248214201
Total7328379099016666957118579851,1021,1101,0521,089940645456341301

Gender

 Male 7,050 49%
 Female 7,279 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,051 91.1%
 Black Or African American 961 6.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 28 0.2%
 Asian 52 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 51 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 184 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner373717179021,056889524210
Renter1022932483062251417335
Total1396649651,2081,2811,030597245

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,135 51%
 Single Guardian 910 15%
 Singles 1,823 30%
 Singles With Roommate 261 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,416 72%
 Households with Kids 1,713 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7769739372879579969198841009811310394896885
Female676772758970599694100867688881048878848067
Total144136145168161157154175190191184160188186217191172173148152

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24426 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24426 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 24426 real estate data, the median home value of $99,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24426 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24426 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24426 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,174 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 86 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 39 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 30 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,478 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,228 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,423 20%
 Households Vacant 981 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 203 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 2%
 For Sale Only 85 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 236 24%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 428 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 1%
 1 Bedroom 149 14%
 2 Bedroom 538 50%
 3+ Bedroom 389 36%
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 $43,756 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 24426 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 24426 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 4,451 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,241 20%
 No Earnings 4,654 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 4,451 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,241 20%
 No Earnings 4,654 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,601 94.9%
 Public transportation 15 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 121 2.1%
 Worked at Home 164 2.8%
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. 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 668 14.3%
 High School Graduate 3,108 66.6%
 Associate's degree 272 5.8%
 Bachelor's degree 411 8.8%
 Master's degree 178 3.8%
 Professional school degree 21 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,089 79.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 263 10.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 289 10.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24426

ZIP Code 24426 is in the Alleghany County Public Schools. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24426.

Boiling Spring Elementary
5403 Boiling Spring Circle
Covington, VA 24426
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alleghany County Public Schools
Callaghan Elementary
4018 Midland Trail
Covington, VA 24426
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alleghany County Public Schools
Clifton Middle School
1000 Riverview Farm Rd
Covington, VA 24426
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alleghany County Public Schools
Mt View Elementary
100 Gleason Dr
Covington, VA 24426
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alleghany County Public Schools
Edgemont Primary
574 West Indian Valley Rd
Covington, VA 24426
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Covington City Public Schools
Jeter-Watson Intermediate
560 West Indian Valley Rd
Covington, VA 24426
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Covington City Public Schools
Jackson River Tech Center
105 East Country Club Ln
Covington, VA 24426
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jackson River Tech Ctr School District
Alleghany High School
210 Mountaineer Dr
Covington, VA 24426
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Alleghany County Public Schools
Covington High School
606 South Lexington Ave
Covington, VA 24426
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Covington City Public Schools
Boys Home
414 Boys Home Rd
Covington, VA 24426
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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