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ZIP Code 24540

Post Office City:Danville, VA (View All Cities)
County: Danville city
Timezone: Eastern (3:13am)
Area code: 434 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.6, -79.4
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24540

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 24540. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 24540 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Danville, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 24540 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24540 is located in southern 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 24540 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24540 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,170
Population Density 423 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,757
Median Home Value $96,300
Land Area 76.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,617
Median Household Income $36,513

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59609721,932
5-99719461,917
10-141,0539622,015
15-191,0371,0462,083
20-249058741,779
25-298428971,739
30-347109031,613
35-399109621,872
40-449321,0722,004
45-491,0611,2252,286
50-541,1691,3792,548
55-591,1281,1972,325
60-641,0081,1662,174
65-697089191,627
70-745477381,285
75-794226551,077
80-84335649984
85 Plus231679910

Gender

 Male 14,929 46%
 Female 17,241 54%
Gender

Race

 White 18,044 56.1%
 Black Or African American 12,982 40.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 50 0.2%
 Asian 266 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.1%
 Other Race 396 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 410 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2487479566
25-345511,0681,619
35-441,1079872,094
45-541,7101,0602,770
55-642,0326892,721
65-741,4724511,923
75-841,0923021,394
85 Plus394136530

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,538 41%
 Single Guardian 3,245 24%
 Singles 4,325 32%
 Singles With Roommate 509 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,593 70%
 Households with Kids 4,024 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1178198376
2200173373
3190224414
4162192354
5171183354
6207208415
7197164361
8175178353
9221213434
10241192433
11196189385
12210212422
13223197420
14183172355
15206204410
16223206429
17233222455
18185203388
19190211401
20197190387

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24540 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24540 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 24540 real estate data, the median home value of $96,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24540 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24540 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24540 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,343 97.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 163 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 41 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 509 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 114 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,042 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,403 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,172 33%
 Households Vacant 2,140 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 844 39.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 1.4%
 For Sale Only 244 11.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 62 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 131 6.1%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 824 38.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 767 17.2%
 2 Bedroom 2,203 49.3%
 3+ Bedroom 1,474 33.0%
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 $36,513 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24540 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 24540 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 8,870 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,404 22%
 No Earnings 10,849 43%
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 8,870 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,404 22%
 No Earnings 10,849 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,522 93%
 Public transportation 229 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 206 2%
 Worked at Home 445 4%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

For more information, see Danville, VA public school enrollment.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 4,465 20.2%
 High School Graduate 12,221 55.4%
 Associate's degree 2,200 10.0%
 Bachelor's degree 2,206 10.0%
 Master's degree 667 3.0%
 Professional school degree 192 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 123 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,685 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 547 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 504 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24540

ZIP Code 24540 is in the following school districts: Danville City Public Schools, Pittsylvania County Public Schools, and Private. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24540.

G.L.h. Johnson Elementary
680 Arnett Blvd
Danville, VA 24540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Danville City Public Schools
O. Trent Bonner Middle School
300 Apollo Ave
Danville, VA 24540
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Danville City Public Schools
Woodberry Hills Elementary
614 Audubon Dr
Danville, VA 24540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Danville City Public Schools
Westwood Middle School
500 Apollo Ave
Danville, VA 24540
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Danville City Public Schools
The Northside Preschool
121 Gloucester Ave
Danville, VA 24540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Danville City Public Schools
Twin Springs Elementary
100 Twin Springs Elem Cir
Danville, VA 24540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Pittsylvania County Public Schools
Hope Haven Day School
179 Piney Forest Rd
Danville, VA 24540
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Building Blocks Center for Children with Autism
175 Deer Run Rd
Danville, VA 24540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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