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ZIP Code 24557

Primary City:Gretna, VA (View All Cities)
County: Pittsylvania County
Timezone: Eastern (12:30pm)
Area code: 434 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.0, -79.3
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24557

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24557. 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 24557. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24557, 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:
Gretna, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 24557 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24557 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 24557 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely 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 24557 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,977
Population Density 49 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,286
Median Home Value $95,200
Land Area 164.30 sq mi
Water Area 1.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,493
Median Household Income $32,490

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2042082342541751801521922713053642912732531931247857
Female206202192230187192164220262357345317293280234208130150
Total410410426484362372316412533662709608566533427332208207

Gender

 Male 3,808 48%
 Female 4,169 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,832 73.1%
 Black Or African American 2,036 25.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.2%
 Asian 12 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 16 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 69 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner32144331559574533315115
Renter54144166193142838028
Total86288497752716616395143

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,683 48%
 Single Guardian 618 18%
 Singles 1,070 31%
 Singles With Roommate 122 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,595 74%
 Households with Kids 898 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4837473849403042473949484553475154525041
Female4239494347324240413931433940495547394036
Total907696819672728288788091849396106101919077

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24557 has a slightly higher 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 24557 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 24557 real estate data, the median home value of $95,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24557 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24557 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24557 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,927 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 47 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,281 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,322 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 890 21%
 Households Vacant 793 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 78 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 45 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 163 21%
 For Migrant Workers 9 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 477 60%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 19 3%
 1 Bedroom 205 28%
 2 Bedroom 328 44%
 3+ Bedroom 192 26%
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 $32,490 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24557 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 24557 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 2,033 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,328 21%
 No Earnings 2,992 47%
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 2,033 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,328 21%
 No Earnings 2,992 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,579 92.0%
 Public transportation 14 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 120 4.3%
 Worked at Home 91 3.2%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 774 29.5%
 High School Graduate 1,376 52.4%
 Associate's degree 179 6.8%
 Bachelor's degree 187 7.1%
 Master's degree 89 3.4%
 Professional school degree 19 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 686 79.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 115 13.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 59 6.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24557

ZIP Code 24557 is in the Pittsylvania County Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24557.

Gretna Elementary
302 Franklin Blvd South
Gretna, VA 24557
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsylvania County Public Schools
Gretna Middle School
201 Coffey St
Gretna, VA 24557
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Pittsylvania County Public Schools
Mt. Airy Elementary
100 Mt Airy Elementary Circle
Gretna, VA 24557
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsylvania County Public Schools
Gretna High School
100 Gretna Hawk Circle
Gretna, VA 24557
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Pittsylvania County Public Schools

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