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ZIP Code 24502

Primary City:Lynchburg, VA (View All Cities)
County: Lynchburg City
Timezone: Eastern (2:55am)
Area code: 434 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.36, -79.21
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24502

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24502. 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 24502. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24502, 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
Acceptable:
Timberlake
Unacceptable:
Fort Hill

Stats and Demographics for the 24502 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24502 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 24502 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is small. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24502 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 43,426
Population Density 1,566 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,489
Median Home Value $154,400
Land Area 27.74 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,010
Median Household Income $44,340

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 30


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,1991,1272,326
5-91,0259711,996
10-149809501,930
15-192,5732,8195,392
20-243,7803,9737,753
25-291,6451,5563,201
30-341,1901,1522,342
35-391,0361,0872,123
40-449891,0442,033
45-491,0981,1942,292
50-541,1021,2022,304
55-598931,0981,991
60-647831,0561,839
65-696868691,555
70-745217261,247
75-794926641,156
80-84369613982
85 Plus273691964

Gender

 Male 20,634 48%
 Female 22,792 52%
Gender

Race

 White 33,875 78.0%
 Black Or African American 6,325 14.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 116 0.3%
 Asian 1,496 3.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 27 0.1%
 Other Race 694 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 893 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-241841,7841,968
25-341,1291,6932,822
35-441,3491,0022,351
45-541,8518052,656
55-641,7865332,319
65-741,4753051,780
75-841,1333101,443
85 Plus349322671

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,997 44%
 Single Guardian 2,462 15%
 Singles 4,851 30%
 Singles With Roommate 1,700 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,754 73%
 Households with Kids 4,256 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1249231480
2235205440
3234219453
4221226447
5208197405
6216215431
7193200393
8196156352
9212203415
10201222423
11185173358
12195193388
13193203396
14206159365
15218207425
16205220425
17222215437
186998121,511
191,2291,3652,594
201,1041,3002,404

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24502 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24502 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 24502 real estate data, the median home value of $154,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24502 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24502 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24502 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 36,960 85.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 284 0.7%
 Other Institutional 64 0.1%
 College Student Housing 6,094 14.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 18 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,400 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,856 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,754 39%
 Households Vacant 1,479 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 819 55.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 37 2.5%
 For Sale Only 251 17.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 47 3.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 86 5.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 238 16.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 207 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,009 14%
 2 Bedroom 3,835 55%
 3+ Bedroom 1,957 28%
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 $44,340 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24502 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 24502 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 12,806 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,768 36%
 No Earnings 11,200 30%
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 12,806 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 13,768 36%
 No Earnings 11,200 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,545 91.2%
 Public transportation 398 2.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 59 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 743 3.7%
 Worked at Home 598 2.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 1,033 9.2%
 High School Graduate 5,987 53.4%
 Associate's degree 734 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,143 19.1%
 Master's degree 1,003 8.9%
 Professional school degree 63 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 247 2.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,657 73.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,223 19.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 464 7.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24502

ZIP Code 24502 is in the Central Virginia Gov School for Sci/Tech School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24502.

Central Virginia Gov. School
3020 Wards Ferry Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Central Virginia Gov School for Sci/Tech School District
Hutcherson Early Lrng. Center
409 Perrymont Ave
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lynchburg City Public Schools
Brookville Middle School
320 Bee Dr
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Campbell County Public Schools
Leesville Road Elementary
19965 Leesville Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Campbell County Public Schools
Tomahawk Elementary
155 Bee Dr
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Campbell County Public Schools
Heritage Elementary
501 Leesville Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lynchburg City Public Schools
Perrymont Elementary
409 Perrymont Ave
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lynchburg City Public Schools
Sandusky Elementary
5828 Apache Ln
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lynchburg City Public Schools
Sandusky Middle School
805 Chinook Place
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lynchburg City Public Schools
Sheffield Elementary
115 Kenwood Place
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lynchburg City Public Schools
Brookville High School
100 Laxton Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Campbell County Public Schools
Heritage High School
3020 Wards Ferry Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lynchburg City Public Schools
The Branches Academy
2812 Greenview Dr
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Desmond T Doss Jr Academy
19 George St
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Blue Ridge Montessori School
1071 Woodberry Square Pl
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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