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ZIP Code 24053

Primary City:Ararat, VA (View All Cities)
County: Patrick County
Timezone: Eastern (6:20am)
Area code: 276 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.6, -80.5
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24053

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24053. 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 24053. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24053, 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:
Ararat, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 24053 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24053 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 24053 are primarily white. The number of seniors 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 single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24053 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,715
Population Density 49 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,452
Median Home Value $118,800
Land Area 54.95 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,179
Median Household Income $30,365

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58569154
5-96863131
10-149375168
15-198394177
20-246156117
25-295846104
30-347376149
35-399684180
40-44109104213
45-49129110239
50-5410487191
55-597397170
60-6481105186
65-699591186
70-747063133
75-794961110
80-84263965
85 Plus123042

Gender

 Male 1,365 50%
 Female 1,350 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,431 89.5%
 Black Or African American 146 5.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 90 3.3%
 Two Or More Races 41 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24142034
25-345849107
35-4414970219
45-5418762249
55-6415250202
65-7417832210
75-8410418122
85 Plus30636

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 605 51%
 Single Guardian 159 13%
 Singles 369 31%
 Singles With Roommate 46 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 856 73%
 Households with Kids 323 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1121123
2191534
3191029
4172138
520929
6111930
713922
8121123
9121527
10201737
11201737
12201232
13181230
14151732
15162541
16221941
17212142
18141226
19101727
2091019

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24053 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24053 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 24053 real estate data, the median home value of $118,800 is slightly less than average 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 24053. Rentals in 24053 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24053 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,715 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 387 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 485 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 307 21%
 Households Vacant 273 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 65 23.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.7%
 For Sale Only 8 2.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 3.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 94 34.4%
 For Migrant Workers 4 1.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 91 33.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 43 16%
 2 Bedroom 146 53%
 3+ Bedroom 85 31%
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 $30,365 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24053 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, 24053 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. Most commuters in 24053 can expect to fall in that range. 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 661 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 652 29%
 No Earnings 941 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 661 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 652 29%
 No Earnings 941 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,104 93%
 Public transportation 40 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 27 2%
 Worked at Home 16 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 249 25%
 High School Graduate 566 56%
 Associate's degree 158 16%
 Bachelor's degree 43 4%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 425 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 99 17%
 Not Enrolled in School 44 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24053

ZIP Code 24053 is in the Patrick County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24053.

Blue Ridge Elementary
5135 Ararat Hwy
Ararat, VA 24053
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Patrick County Public Schools

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