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ZIP Code 24631

Primary City:Oakwood, VA (View All Cities)
County: Buchanan County
Timezone: Eastern (7:03pm)
Coordinates:37.2, -82.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24631

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24631. 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 24631. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24631, 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:
Oakwood, VA
Acceptable:
Patterson

Stats and Demographics for the 24631 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24631 is located in southwest 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 24631 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24631 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,843
Population Density 56 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,105
Median Home Value $54,000
Land Area 50.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 919
Median Household Income $31,354

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5149477813520321916616820414611188753936189
Female354245475644575873988470926659352317
Total86919212519124727622424130223018118014198714126

Gender

 Male 1,842 65%
 Female 1,001 35%
Gender

Race

 White 2,325 81.8%
 Black Or African American 486 17.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1%
 Asian 14 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 1 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 12 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1056781751371247719
Renter32573839373082
Total421131162141741548521

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 458 50%
 Single Guardian 142 15%
 Singles 289 31%
 Singles With Roommate 30 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 692 75%
 Households with Kids 227 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male81010141214851088101011161915151322
Female6312101010611510111059128108911
Total1413222422241416151819201520282725232233

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24631 has a slightly higher than average 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 24631 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 24631 real estate data, the median home value of $54,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24631 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24631 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24631 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,984 69.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 839 29.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 11 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 237 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 439 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 243 22%
 Households Vacant 186 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 38 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Sale Only 14 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 14%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 90 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 19 7%
 2 Bedroom 125 49%
 3+ Bedroom 113 44%
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 $31,354 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24631 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, 24631 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. However, that is not the case in 24631. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 469 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 192 10%
 No Earnings 1,248 65%
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 469 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 192 10%
 No Earnings 1,248 65%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 527 97%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 11 2%
 Worked at Home 8 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. 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 297 28%
 High School Graduate 627 58%
 Associate's degree 72 7%
 Bachelor's degree 74 7%
 Master's degree 9 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 164 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 33 17%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24631

ZIP Code 24631 is in the Department of Corrections School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24631.

Keen Mountain Corr Center
3402 Kennel Gap Rd
Oakwood, VA 24631
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Department of Corrections School District
Twin Valley Elementary/Middle School
9017 Riverside Dr
Oakwood, VA 24631
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buchanan County Public Schools

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