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ZIP Code 24503

Primary City:Lynchburg, VA (View All Cities)
County: Lynchburg City
Timezone: Eastern (7:32pm)
Area code: 434 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.5, -79.2
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24503

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24503. 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 24503. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24503, 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:
Lynchburg, VA
Unacceptable:
Rivermont

Stats and Demographics for the 24503 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24503 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 24503 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24503 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,331
Population Density 462 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,724
Median Home Value $236,100
Land Area 41.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,008
Median Household Income $66,161

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male512619616688496424421500576633733716609478346282212212
Female510598645645655473487549612746789764697520423338346461
Total1,0221,2171,2611,3331,1518979081,0491,1881,3791,5221,4801,306998769620558673

Gender

 Male 9,073 47%
 Female 10,258 53%
Gender

Race

 White 16,290 84.3%
 Black Or African American 2,343 12.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 34 0.2%
 Asian 304 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 95 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 260 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner213888871,2991,387922632244
Renter272474338302263163185231
Total2938621,2251,6011,6501,085817475

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,318 54%
 Single Guardian 966 12%
 Singles 2,351 29%
 Singles With Roommate 373 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,734 72%
 Households with Kids 2,274 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male90111104116125105135133121116114117142127143141147129128106
Female9510993112112111138104133146133137123106131112122132148141
Total185220197228237216273237254262247254265233274253269261276247

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24503 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24503 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 24503 real estate data, the median home value of $236,100 is high 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 24503. Rentals in 24503 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24503 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,756 97.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 13 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 116 0.6%
 Other Institutional 2 0.0%
 College Student Housing 408 2.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 36 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,930 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,850 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,228 26%
 Households Vacant 716 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 260 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 37 5%
 For Sale Only 137 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 60 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 191 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 98 5%
 1 Bedroom 572 28%
 2 Bedroom 803 40%
 3+ Bedroom 554 27%
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 $66,161 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 24503 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 24503 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 5,952 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,059 27%
 No Earnings 5,198 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 5,952 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,059 27%
 No Earnings 5,198 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,181 93.2%
 Public transportation 104 1.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 255 2.9%
 Worked at Home 231 2.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 281 5%
 High School Graduate 1,820 31%
 Associate's degree 384 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,793 30%
 Master's degree 706 12%
 Professional school degree 705 12%
 Doctorate degree 203 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,824 74.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 787 20.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 178 4.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24503

ZIP Code 24503 is in the Bedford County Public Schools. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24503.

Boonsboro Elementary
1234 Eagle Circle
Lynchburg, VA 24503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bedford County Public Schools
Bedford Hills Elementary
4330 Morningside Dr
Lynchburg, VA 24503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lynchburg City Public Schools
Linkhorne Elementary
2501 Linkhorne Dr
Lynchburg, VA 24503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lynchburg City Public Schools
Linkhorne Middle School
2525 Linkhorne Dr
Lynchburg, VA 24503
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lynchburg City Public Schools
Paul Munro Elementary
4641 Locksview Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lynchburg City Public Schools
Virginia Episcopal School
400 V E S Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
James River Day School
5039 Boonsboro Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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