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ZIP Code 24474

Post Office City:Selma, VA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Alleghany County
Timezone: Eastern (4:37am)
Area code: 540 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.8, -80.0
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24474

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Primary/preferred city:
Selma, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 24474 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24474 is located in central 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 24474 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is small. 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 24474 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Selma, VA population.

Population 544
Population Density 846 people per sq mi
Housing Units 246
Median Home Value $46,600
Land Area 0.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.03 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 203
Median Household Income $30,566

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 50

Under 5151025
85 Plus33134


 Male 261 48%
 Female 283 52%


 White 533 98.0%
 Black Or African American 6 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.4%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus707

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 97 48%
 Single Guardian 43 21%
 Singles 56 28%
 Singles With Roommate 7 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 142 70%
 Households with Kids 61 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24474 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24474 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 24474 real estate data, the median home value of $46,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24474 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24474 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24474 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 500 92%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 44 8%
 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 87 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 88 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 28 11%
 Households Vacant 43 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 38 88%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 22 29%
 2 Bedroom 20 27%
 3+ Bedroom 33 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 $30,566 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24474 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 24474 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 24474 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 111 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 101 22%
 No Earnings 238 53%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 111 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 101 22%
 No Earnings 238 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 172 96%
 Public transportation 8 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 154 43%
 High School Graduate 180 51%
 Associate's degree 11 3%
 Bachelor's degree 10 3%
 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 25 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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