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ZIP Code 24504

Primary City:Lynchburg, VA (View All Cities)
County: Lynchburg City
Timezone: Eastern (9:01pm)
Area code: 434 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.37, -79.07
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24504

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24504. 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 24504. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24504, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 24504 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24504 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 24504 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24504 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,777
Population Density 304 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,586
Median Home Value $104,300
Land Area 32.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,763
Median Household Income $28,300

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3402773083314083372933093183773813663052151481097849
Female277248272329329310270287298367391347333214182135114125
Total617525580660737647563596616744772713638429330244192174

Gender

 Male 4,949 51%
 Female 4,828 49%
Gender

Race

 White 4,142 42.4%
 Black Or African American 5,304 54.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 35 0.4%
 Asian 26 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 62 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 202 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2017727548652136421361
Renter1753102983212981506826
Total19548757380781951428187

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,292 34%
 Single Guardian 948 25%
 Singles 1,287 34%
 Singles With Roommate 236 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,652 70%
 Households with Kids 1,111 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6177677254665045626667595957776061547977
Female5653625945465156504857556151716480625266
Total11713012913199112101101112114124114120108148124141116131143

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24504 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24504 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 24504 real estate data, the median home value of $104,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24504 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24504 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24504 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,942 91.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 535 5.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 18 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 168 1.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 114 1.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,339 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 778 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,646 36%
 Households Vacant 823 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 225 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Sale Only 103 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 34 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 406 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 78 4%
 1 Bedroom 559 29%
 2 Bedroom 571 30%
 3+ Bedroom 714 37%
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 $28,300 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24504 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. Residents in ZIP code 24504 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 24504 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 2,701 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,069 25%
 No Earnings 3,563 43%
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 2,701 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,069 25%
 No Earnings 3,563 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,032 83.1%
 Public transportation 239 6.5%
 Taxicab 10 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 234 6.4%
 Worked at Home 134 3.7%
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. 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 804 24.0%
 High School Graduate 1,888 56.5%
 Associate's degree 194 5.8%
 Bachelor's degree 277 8.3%
 Master's degree 96 2.9%
 Professional school degree 10 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 75 2.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,821 82.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 192 8.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 206 9.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24504

ZIP Code 24504 is in the Lynchburg City Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24504.

Paul Laurence Dunbar Mid. for Innov.
1200 1208 Polk St
Lynchburg, VA 24504
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lynchburg City Public Schools

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