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ZIP Code 24551

Primary City:Forest, VA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (1:19pm)
Coordinates:37.4, -79.3
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24551

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24551. 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 24551. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24551, 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:
Forest, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 24551 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24551 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 24551 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24551 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,667
Population Density 303 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,302
Median Home Value $235,600
Land Area 68.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,848
Median Household Income $73,776

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male53075191882648039041967074889292068373245732322013566
Female485742800755473401489720843962932751663512355264196164
Total1,0151,4931,7181,5819537919081,3901,5911,8541,8521,4341,395969678484331230

Gender

 Male 10,160 49%
 Female 10,507 51%
Gender

Race

 White 18,482 89.4%
 Black Or African American 1,253 6.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 36 0.2%
 Asian 556 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 105 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 232 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner374741,2511,8391,468929480107
Renter166302259233129586749
Total2037761,5102,0721,597987547156

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,213 66%
 Single Guardian 743 9%
 Singles 1,620 21%
 Singles With Roommate 272 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,007 64%
 Households with Kids 2,841 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male101111109126143156136148168158170162217211169198201141117102
Female92958713514015413714516616515118215314916117116915310194
Total193206196261283310273293334323321344370360330369370294218196

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24551 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24551 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 24551 real estate data, the median home value of $235,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 24551. Rentals in 24551 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24551 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,639 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 28 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,975 60%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,610 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,263 15%
 Households Vacant 454 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 85 18.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 1.5%
 For Sale Only 173 38.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 5.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 48 10.6%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 117 25.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 218 19%
 2 Bedroom 667 57%
 3+ Bedroom 289 25%
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 $73,776 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 24551 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 24551 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 7,691 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,744 27%
 No Earnings 4,929 28%
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 7,691 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,744 27%
 No Earnings 4,929 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,436 94.3%
 Public transportation 28 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 41 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 150 1.4%
 Worked at Home 414 3.7%
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 387 5%
 High School Graduate 3,481 48%
 Associate's degree 566 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,747 24%
 Master's degree 802 11%
 Professional school degree 138 2%
 Doctorate degree 165 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,514 74.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 801 16.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 412 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24551

ZIP Code 24551 is in the Bedford County Public Schools. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24551.

New London Academy Elementary
12400 East Lynchburgsalem Trnp
Forest, VA 24551
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bedford County Public Schools
Forest Elementary
One Scholar Ln
Forest, VA 24551
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bedford County Public Schools
Forest Middle School
100 Ashwood Dr
Forest, VA 24551
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Bedford County Public Schools
Thomas Jefferson Elementary
1255 Patriot Place
Forest, VA 24551
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bedford County Public Schools
Jefferson Forest High School
1 Cavalier Circle
Forest, VA 24551
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bedford County Public Schools
Timberlake Christian Schools
202 Horizon Dr
Forest, VA 24551
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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