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ZIP Code 24517

Primary City:Altavista, VA (View All Cities)
County: Campbell County
Timezone: Eastern (8:12pm)
Area code: 434 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.14, -79.24
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24517

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24517. 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 24517. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24517, 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:
Altavista, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 24517 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24517 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 24517 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24517 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,693
Population Density 158 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,688
Median Home Value $128,000
Land Area 36.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,402
Median Household Income $36,422

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1551651901891501471151281641992081731691531151045850
Female149161167186176144148163189222217213213161157132100163
Total304326357375326291263291353421425386382314272236158213

Gender

 Male 2,632 46%
 Female 3,061 54%
Gender

Race

 White 4,212 74.0%
 Black Or African American 1,271 22.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.2%
 Asian 27 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 39 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 134 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1712819934234630921191
Renter58138146146116735725
Total75266345488462382268116

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,098 46%
 Single Guardian 499 21%
 Singles 720 30%
 Singles With Roommate 85 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,696 71%
 Households with Kids 706 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3836273142243432332936424340402742453528
Female2332333540313726273927373628393740343635
Total6168606682557158606863797968796482797163

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24517 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 24517 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 24517 real estate data, the median home value of $128,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24517 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24517 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24517 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,587 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 106 2%
 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 970 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 673 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 759 28%
 Households Vacant 286 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 82 28.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 43 15.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 5.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 136 47.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 100 13%
 2 Bedroom 410 52%
 3+ Bedroom 276 35%
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 $36,422 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24517 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 24517 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 24517 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 1,748 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 883 19%
 No Earnings 2,034 44%
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 1,748 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 883 19%
 No Earnings 2,034 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,088 94%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 119 5%
 Worked at Home 26 1%
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 381 21.2%
 High School Graduate 1,021 56.8%
 Associate's degree 118 6.6%
 Bachelor's degree 230 12.8%
 Master's degree 7 0.4%
 Professional school degree 42 2.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 742 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 119 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24517

ZIP Code 24517 is in the Campbell County Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24517.

Altavista High School
904 Bedford Ave
Altavista, VA 24517
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Campbell County Public Schools
Altavista Elementary
1003 Lynch Mill Rd
Altavista, VA 24517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Campbell County Public Schools

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