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ZIP Code 24501

Primary City:Lynchburg, VA (View All Cities)
County: Lynchburg City
Timezone: Eastern (9:29pm)
Area code: 434 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.3, -79.2
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24501

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24501. 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 24501. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24501, 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:
Lynchburg, VA
Unacceptable:
Miller Park

Stats and Demographics for the 24501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24501 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 24501 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24501 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,757
Population Density 694 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,838
Median Home Value $101,500
Land Area 38.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,595
Median Household Income $29,916

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 32


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59949211,915
5-98478211,668
10-147226761,398
15-191,1091,3712,480
20-241,6801,9923,672
25-291,0111,0902,101
30-347218451,566
35-396687151,383
40-446647891,453
45-497187801,498
50-547318341,565
55-596497861,435
60-645566921,248
65-69407523930
70-74353445798
75-79240385625
80-84163291454
85 Plus133435568

Gender

 Male 12,366 46%
 Female 14,391 54%
Gender

Race

 White 14,768 55.2%
 Black Or African American 10,356 38.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 99 0.4%
 Asian 492 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 373 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 658 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-241069381,044
25-346141,2951,909
35-447579301,687
45-549769171,893
55-641,1016761,777
65-747973751,172
75-84518249767
85 Plus210136346

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,210 30%
 Single Guardian 2,856 27%
 Singles 3,639 34%
 Singles With Roommate 890 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,374 70%
 Households with Kids 3,221 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1189200389
2219179398
3182180362
4182179361
5181168349
6178169347
7168164332
8170152322
9150168318
10140143283
11134121255
12150132282
13147150297
14151130281
15159168327
16165158323
17171153324
18247363610
19367529896
20411487898

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24501 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 24501 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 24501 real estate data, the median home value of $101,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24501 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24501 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,422 91.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 33 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 295 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,965 7.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 42 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,299 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,780 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,516 47%
 Households Vacant 1,243 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 570 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 2%
 For Sale Only 186 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 57 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 53 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 354 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 61 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,269 25%
 2 Bedroom 2,388 47%
 3+ Bedroom 1,342 27%
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 $29,916 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24501 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. More commuters in 24501 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,129 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,143 29%
 No Earnings 8,182 38%
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 7,129 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,143 29%
 No Earnings 8,182 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,035 84.3%
 Public transportation 516 4.8%
 Taxicab 43 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 746 7.0%
 Worked at Home 380 3.5%
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. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,500 22%
 High School Graduate 3,450 50%
 Associate's degree 482 7%
 Bachelor's degree 803 12%
 Master's degree 471 7%
 Professional school degree 62 1%
 Doctorate degree 95 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,965 79.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 393 7.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 644 12.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24501

ZIP Code 24501 is in the Laurel Regional School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24501.

Laurel Regional Special Ed Center
401 Monticello Ave
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Laurel Regional School District
Lynchburg Juvenile Detention Home
1400 Florida Ave
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Doe Sop Educ Programs School District
T.C. Miller Elementary for Innovat.
600 Mansfield Ave
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lynchburg City Public Schools
Robert S. Payne Elementary
1201 Floyd St
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lynchburg City Public Schools
William M. Bass Elementary
1730 Seabury Ave
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lynchburg City Public Schools
Dearington Elementary/Innovation
210 Smyth St
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lynchburg City Public Schools
E.C. Glass High School
2111 Memorial Ave
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lynchburg City Public Schools
Holy Cross Regional Catholic School
2125 Langhorne Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
New Covenant Schools
122 Fleetwood Dr
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
New Vistas School
520 Eldon St
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Rivermont School
3024 Forest Hills Cir
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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