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ZIP Code 24572

Primary City:Madison Heights, VA (View All Cities)
County: Amherst County
Timezone: Eastern (2:59am)
Area code: 434 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.5, -79.0
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24572

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24572. 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 24572. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24572, 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:
Madison Heights, VA
Acceptable:
Madison Hts
Unacceptable:
Wrights Shop

Stats and Demographics for the 24572 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24572 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 24572 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 single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24572 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,395
Population Density 256 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,016
Median Home Value $140,600
Land Area 63.94 sq mi
Water Area 1.97 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,511
Median Household Income $44,468

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male50348355255343945244949748961366753751037932021314088
Female457443502524482470457513584695661641534456351295244202
Total9609261,0541,0779219229061,0101,0731,3081,3281,1781,044835671508384290

Gender

 Male 7,884 48%
 Female 8,511 52%
Gender

Race

 White 12,434 75.8%
 Black Or African American 3,250 19.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 137 0.8%
 Asian 107 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 97 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 365 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner754546881,090996821537180
Renter1583624073082061049035
Total2338161,0951,3981,202925627215

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,225 50%
 Single Guardian 1,317 20%
 Singles 1,659 25%
 Singles With Roommate 310 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,410 68%
 Households with Kids 2,101 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10393108909292104969911012192106123116120124979688
Female9294909499747899939998901121031091041261018484
Total195187198184191166182195192209219182218226225224250198180172

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24572 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24572 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 24572 real estate data, the median home value of $140,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24572 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24572 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24572 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,954 97.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 425 2.6%
 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 16 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,142 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,699 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,670 24%
 Households Vacant 505 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 114 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Sale Only 73 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 55 11%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 247 49%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 27 1%
 1 Bedroom 188 10%
 2 Bedroom 1,016 56%
 3+ Bedroom 578 32%
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 $44,468 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24572 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, 24572 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. More commuters in 24572 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 5,227 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,956 23%
 No Earnings 4,736 37%
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 5,227 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,956 23%
 No Earnings 4,736 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,941 94.9%
 Public transportation 118 1.6%
 Taxicab 44 0.6%
 Motorcycle 28 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 101 1.4%
 Worked at Home 80 1.1%
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 1,050 20.9%
 High School Graduate 2,691 53.5%
 Associate's degree 365 7.3%
 Bachelor's degree 726 14.4%
 Master's degree 165 3.3%
 Professional school degree 16 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 19 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,189 74.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 309 10.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 424 14.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24572

ZIP Code 24572 is in the Cent Va Train Ct School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24572.

Central Va. Training Center
521 Colony Rd
Madison Heights, VA 24572
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Cent Va Train Ct School District
Madison Heights Elementary
287 Learning Ln
Madison Heights, VA 24572
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amherst County Public Schools
Amelon Elementary
132 Amer Court
Madison Heights, VA 24572
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amherst County Public Schools
Elon Elementary
147 Younger Dr
Madison Heights, VA 24572
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Amherst County Public Schools
Monelison Middle School
257 Trojan Rd
Madison Heights, VA 24572
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Amherst County Public Schools

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