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ZIP Code 24281

Primary City:Rose Hill, VA (View All Cities)
County: Lee County
Timezone: Eastern (11:50pm)
Area code: 276 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.65, -83.32
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24281

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24281. 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 24281. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24281, 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:
Rose Hill, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 24281 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24281 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 24281 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24281 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,487
Population Density 45 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,272
Median Home Value $63,300
Land Area 54.98 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,063
Median Household Income $22,902

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 44


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57658134
5-99172163
10-148376159
15-196868136
20-248378161
25-295362115
30-347779156
35-397280152
40-447986165
45-4981106187
50-5410092192
55-596571136
60-646996165
65-698078158
70-744574119
75-79424587
80-84213758
85 Plus192544

Gender

 Male 1,204 48%
 Female 1,283 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,462 99.0%
 Black Or African American 7 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 1 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 11 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24122941
25-346763130
35-4410546151
45-5414870218
55-6415329182
65-7417030200
75-848815103
85 Plus33538

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 535 50%
 Single Guardian 187 18%
 Singles 308 29%
 Singles With Roommate 33 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 750 71%
 Households with Kids 313 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1181634
216723
3181129
491625
5191029
6181533
7171734
8172037
9201030
10201838
11161430
12201131
13162137
14111223
15161430
16142236
17171128
18101020
19111122
20171229

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24281 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24281 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 24281 real estate data, the median home value of $63,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24281 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24281 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24281 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,487 100%
 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 338 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 438 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 287 23%
 Households Vacant 209 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 48 23.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 22 10.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 5.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 24.4%
 For Migrant Workers 6 2.9%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 69 33.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 60 33%
 3+ Bedroom 123 67%
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 $22,902 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24281 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 24281 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 598 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 360 17%
 No Earnings 1,115 54%
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 598 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 360 17%
 No Earnings 1,115 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 765 90%
 Public transportation 9 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 56 7%
 Worked at Home 22 3%
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 252 27.8%
 High School Graduate 486 53.7%
 Associate's degree 31 3.4%
 Bachelor's degree 107 11.8%
 Master's degree 8 0.9%
 Professional school degree 3 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 18 2.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 503 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 26 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 53 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24281

ZIP Code 24281 is in the Lee County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24281.

Rose Hill Elementary
Depot St
Rose Hill, VA 24281
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lee County Public Schools

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