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ZIP Code 24523

Primary City:Bedford, VA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (5:18am)
Coordinates:37.3, -79.5
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24523

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24523. 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 24523. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24523, 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:
Bedford, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 24523 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24523 is located in south 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 24523 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 families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24523 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,952
Population Density 84 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,760
Median Home Value $160,100
Land Area 225.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.75 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,865
Median Household Income $42,685

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male518522562611515424474519563708771674641497389328193186
Female513503575603458428501579648759756754663560460388315394
Total1,0311,0251,1371,2149738529751,0981,2111,4671,5271,4281,3041,057849716508580

Gender

 Male 9,095 48%
 Female 9,857 52%
Gender

Race

 White 15,941 84.1%
 Black Or African American 2,521 13.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 62 0.3%
 Asian 65 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 68 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 293 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner644347951,2531,333990668221
Renter247365384370307180148106
Total3117991,1791,6231,6401,170816327

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,046 51%
 Single Guardian 1,285 16%
 Singles 2,134 27%
 Singles With Roommate 400 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,648 72%
 Households with Kids 2,217 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10910911098103109981011119798116128123115128113132123107
Female95110101971071068610010410712511812110411111913812610990
Total204219211195210215184201215204223234249227226247251258232197

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24523 has a slightly less 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 24523 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 24523 real estate data, the median home value of $160,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 24523. Rentals in 24523 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24523 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,452 97.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 93 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 23 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 190 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 194 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,481 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,277 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,107 24%
 Households Vacant 895 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 147 16.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1.2%
 For Sale Only 120 13.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 3.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 146 16.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 439 49.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 71 3%
 1 Bedroom 366 16%
 2 Bedroom 960 43%
 3+ Bedroom 838 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 $42,685 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24523 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 24523 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,586 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,778 24%
 No Earnings 6,193 40%
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 5,586 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,778 24%
 No Earnings 6,193 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,495 91.2%
 Public transportation 21 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 17 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 318 3.9%
 Worked at Home 369 4.5%
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 1,248 19.5%
 High School Graduate 3,588 56.0%
 Associate's degree 485 7.6%
 Bachelor's degree 625 9.8%
 Master's degree 298 4.7%
 Professional school degree 112 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 48 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,501 78.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 466 14.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 230 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24523

ZIP Code 24523 is in the Bedford County Public Schools. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24523.

Bedford Middle School
503 Longwood Ave
Bedford, VA 24523
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Bedford County Public Schools
Bedford Primary
807 College St
Bedford, VA 24523
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bedford County Public Schools
Body Camp Elementary
3420 Body Camp Rd
Bedford, VA 24523
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bedford County Public Schools
Bedford Elementary
806 Burks Hill Rd
Bedford, VA 24523
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bedford County Public Schools
Science and Technology Center
600 Edmund St
Bedford, VA 24523
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bedford County Public Schools
Liberty High School
100 Liberty Minutemen Dr
Bedford, VA 24523
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bedford County Public Schools
Precept Schools of Virginia
729 Blue Ridge Ave
Bedford, VA 24523
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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