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ZIP Code 24526

Primary City:Big Island, VA (View All Cities)
County: Bedford County
Timezone: Eastern (11:06am)
Coordinates:37.5, -79.4
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24526

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24526. 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 24526. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24526, 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:
Big Island, VA
Unacceptable:
Snowden

Stats and Demographics for the 24526 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24526 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 24526 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24526 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,593
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 780
Median Home Value $96,700
Land Area 65.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.72 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 661
Median Household Income $48,546

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5353166
5-9424890
10-145952111
15-195251103
20-24313869
25-29242448
30-34494695
35-395156107
40-445844102
45-496756123
50-546452116
55-597980159
60-645660116
65-695261113
70-74443377
75-79193150
80-84101525
85 Plus131023

Gender

 Male 805 51%
 Female 788 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,433 90.0%
 Black Or African American 143 9.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.4%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 8 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-244711
25-34392362
35-447229101
45-5412216138
55-6414214156
65-741148122
75-8448654
85 Plus12517

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 400 61%
 Single Guardian 84 13%
 Singles 153 23%
 Singles With Roommate 24 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 481 73%
 Households with Kids 180 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1426
251419
37512
411617
541317
616925
73811
891221
910616
10101424
11121224
12111021
1313821
1413821
15121022
1613821
17121931
186814
199615
2010717

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24526 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24526 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 24526 real estate data, the median home value of $96,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24526 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24526 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24526 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,593 100%
 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 308 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 245 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 108 14%
 Households Vacant 119 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 9 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 56 47%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 31 51%
 3+ Bedroom 30 49%
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 $48,546 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24526 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. However, that is not the case in 24526. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 447 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 238 21%
 No Earnings 459 40%
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 447 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 238 21%
 No Earnings 459 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 572 95.0%
 Public transportation 3 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 9 1.5%
 Worked at Home 18 3.0%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 85 18%
 High School Graduate 341 73%
 Associate's degree 8 2%
 Bachelor's degree 19 4%
 Master's degree 7 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 9 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 195 100.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24526

ZIP Code 24526 is in the Bedford County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24526.

Big Island Elementary
1114 Schooldays Rd
Big Island, VA 24526
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bedford County Public Schools

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