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ZIP Code 24479

Primary City:Swoope, VA (View All Cities)
County: Augusta County
Timezone: Eastern (6:42am)
Area code: 540 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.2, -79.3
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24479

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24479. 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 24479. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24479, 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:
Swoope, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 24479 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24479 is located in central 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 24479 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24479 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,537
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 709
Median Home Value $196,900
Land Area 60.52 sq mi
Water Area 0.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 629
Median Household Income $51,449

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male37484841353334425554736369453330219
Female324942482028423853707670664234271713
Total69979089556176801081241491331358767573822

Gender

 Male 770 50%
 Female 767 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,500 97.6%
 Black Or African American 19 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 12 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner33877127136756614
Renter6201815161323
Total95895142152886817

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 378 60%
 Single Guardian 85 14%
 Singles 138 22%
 Singles With Roommate 28 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 459 73%
 Households with Kids 170 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male47895141568186631586101169
Female7659135118127411119111091356
Total1113131818192614202510171424191619241115

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24479 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24479 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 24479 real estate data, the median home value of $196,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 24479. Rentals in 24479 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24479 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,537 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 348 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 188 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 93 13%
 Households Vacant 80 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 8 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 36%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 35 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 14 12%
 2 Bedroom 84 70%
 3+ Bedroom 22 18%
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 $51,449 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 24479 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 24479 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 24479 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 409 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 208 20%
 No Earnings 432 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 409 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 208 20%
 No Earnings 432 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 571 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 30 5%
 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. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 71 15%
 High School Graduate 230 47%
 Associate's degree 13 3%
 Bachelor's degree 100 20%
 Master's degree 58 12%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 16 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 193 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 32 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24479

ZIP Code 24479 is in the Rockbridge County Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24479.

Natural Bridge Elementary
42 Natural Bridge School Rd
Natural Bridge Station, VA 24479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rockbridge County Public Schools
Buffalo Gap High School
1800 Buffalo Gap Hwy
Swoope, VA 24479
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Augusta County Public Schools

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