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ZIP Code 24531

Primary City:Chatham, VA (View All Cities)
County: Pittsylvania County
Timezone: Eastern (1:10am)
Area code: 434 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.8, -79.4
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24531

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24531. 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 24531. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24531, 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:
Chatham, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 24531 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24531 is located in south Virginia and covers a slightly higher 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 24531 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 24531 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,203
Population Density 47 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,596
Median Home Value $103,800
Land Area 197.48 sq mi
Water Area 1.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,703
Median Household Income $39,863

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male20825627725633427628531132542038740233427617712010965
Female213190222236197189224223270354337359362287229164153176
Total421446499492531465509534595774724761696563406284262241

Gender

 Male 4,818 52%
 Female 4,385 48%
Gender

Race

 White 6,379 69.3%
 Black Or African American 2,588 28.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 27 0.3%
 Asian 18 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 89 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 102 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner34208327587678527327132
Renter58163164194133874836
Total92371491781811614375168

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,781 48%
 Single Guardian 656 18%
 Singles 1,138 31%
 Singles With Roommate 128 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,728 74%
 Households with Kids 975 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3349384554485447534855605757544962543762
Female4743384537373442405249404140545050503251
Total80927690918588899310010410098971089911210469113

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24531 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 24531 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 24531 real estate data, the median home value of $103,800 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 24531. Rentals in 24531 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24531 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,486 92.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 615 6.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 52 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 50 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,441 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,379 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 883 19%
 Households Vacant 893 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 91 10.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.6%
 For Sale Only 62 6.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 2.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 72 8.1%
 For Migrant Workers 14 1.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 631 70.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 1%
 1 Bedroom 47 7%
 2 Bedroom 324 46%
 3+ Bedroom 325 46%
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 $39,863 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 24531 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. Most commuters in 24531 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 2,760 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,782 23%
 No Earnings 3,240 42%
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 2,760 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,782 23%
 No Earnings 3,240 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,562 94.1%
 Public transportation 37 1.0%
 Taxicab 3 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 79 2.1%
 Worked at Home 104 2.7%
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 831 24.3%
 High School Graduate 1,891 55.2%
 Associate's degree 261 7.6%
 Bachelor's degree 317 9.3%
 Master's degree 62 1.8%
 Professional school degree 54 1.6%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,284 83.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 186 12.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 73 4.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24531

ZIP Code 24531 is in the Department of Corrections School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24531.

Chatham Diversion Center
1541 Concord Rd
Chatham, VA 24531
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Department of Corrections School District
Green Rock Corr Center
475 Green Rock Ln
Chatham, VA 24531
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Department of Corrections School District
Chatham Middle School
11650 Us Hwy 29 North
Chatham, VA 24531
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pittsylvania County Public Schools
Chatham Elementary
245 Chatham Elementary Ln
Chatham, VA 24531
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsylvania County Public Schools
Union Hall Elementary
100 Union Hall Circle
Chatham, VA 24531
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsylvania County Public Schools
Chatham High School
100 Cavalier Circle
Chatham, VA 24531
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pittsylvania County Public Schools
Pittsylvania Vocational-Tech. Center
11700 Us Hwy 29
Chatham, VA 24531
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pittsylvania County Public Schools
Chatham Hall
800 Chatham Hall Cir
Chatham, VA 24531
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Hargrave Military Academy
200 Military Dr
Chatham, VA 24531
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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