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ZIP Code 24251

Primary City:Gate City, VA (View All Cities)
County: Scott County
Timezone: Eastern (11:38am)
Area code: 276 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.7, -82.6
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24251

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24251. 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 24251. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24251, 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:
Gate City, VA
Unacceptable:
Snowflake

Stats and Demographics for the 24251 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24251 is located in southwest 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 24251 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24251 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,773
Population Density 74 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,417
Median Home Value $96,600
Land Area 118.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.83 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,804
Median Household Income $40,417

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5205218423
5-9246236482
10-14253277530
15-19285219504
20-24206193399
25-29210244454
30-34227223450
35-39279280559
40-44284300584
45-49345328673
50-54328326654
55-59319329648
60-64293352645
65-69286287573
70-74216265481
75-79126153279
80-84106142248
85 Plus64123187

Gender

 Male 4,278 49%
 Female 4,495 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,543 97.4%
 Black Or African American 88 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 27 0.3%
 Asian 11 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 31 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 73 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-244463107
25-34244146390
35-44423166589
45-54596151747
55-64636113749
65-74571108679
75-8433263395
85 Plus12424148

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,089 55%
 Single Guardian 511 13%
 Singles 1,104 29%
 Singles With Roommate 100 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,776 73%
 Households with Kids 1,028 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1393776
2413879
3414889
45756113
5523688
6474592
7474895
84357100
95750107
104567112
115350103
124753100
13465399
146254116
156454118
165953112
175744101
18493887
19563086
20453883

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24251 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24251 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 24251 real estate data, the median home value of $96,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 24251. Rentals in 24251 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24251 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,773 100%
 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 1,312 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,658 38%
 Renter Occupied Households 834 19%
 Households Vacant 613 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 67 10.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.7%
 For Sale Only 51 8.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 107 17.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 375 61.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 95 15%
 2 Bedroom 270 43%
 3+ Bedroom 268 42%
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 $40,417 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 24251 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 24251 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 24251 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 2,575 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,191 17%
 No Earnings 3,272 46%
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 2,575 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,191 17%
 No Earnings 3,272 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,156 97.4%
 Public transportation 14 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 52 1.6%
 Worked at Home 17 0.5%
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 770 26%
 High School Graduate 1,677 56%
 Associate's degree 213 7%
 Bachelor's degree 224 8%
 Master's degree 63 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 31 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,132 82.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 93 6.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 149 10.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24251

ZIP Code 24251 is in the Renaissance/Scott County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24251.

Renaissance/Scott County
C/o Scott Co Public Schls
Gate City, VA 24251
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Renaissance/Scott County School District
Shoemaker Elementary
218 Shoemaker Dr
Gate City, VA 24251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scott County Public Schools
Yuma Elementary
130 Grover Cleveland Ln
Gate City, VA 24251
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Scott County Public Schools
Gate City High School
178 Harry Fry Dr
Gate City, VA 24251
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Scott County Public Schools
Scott County Career and Technical Center
387 Broadwater Ave
Gate City, VA 24251
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Scott County Public Schools
Gate City Middle School
170 Harry Fry Dr
Gate City, VA 24251
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Scott County Public Schools

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