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ZIP Code 24579

Primary City:Natural Bridge Station, VA (View All Cities)
County: Rockbridge County
Timezone: Eastern (7:04am)
Area code: 540 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.59, -79.51
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24579

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24579. 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 24579. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24579, 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:
Natural Bridge Station, VA
Acceptable:
Naturl Br Sta

Stats and Demographics for the 24579 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24579 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 24579 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24579 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,389
Population Density 42 people per sq mi
Housing Units 681
Median Home Value $113,000
Land Area 32.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 593
Median Household Income $39,719

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5354479
5-9373572
10-14494897
15-19413273
20-24402868
25-29263157
30-34333164
35-39464894
40-44424284
45-495866124
50-544767114
55-59553287
60-64405090
65-69463884
70-74383270
75-79243458
80-84182644
85 Plus121830

Gender

 Male 687 49%
 Female 702 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,343 96.7%
 Black Or African American 12 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 14 1.0%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 11 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24121022
25-34341246
35-44672289
45-5410622128
55-649717114
65-74881199
75-8465873
85 Plus20222

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 285 48%
 Single Guardian 108 18%
 Singles 170 29%
 Singles With Roommate 30 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 417 70%
 Households with Kids 176 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
14913
291221
351116
414418
56612
69615
712820
88715
92810
1061218
11101121
128614
1371017
1418927
1561016
168614
1711819
18617
1910717
208513

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24579 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24579 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 24579 real estate data, the median home value of $113,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 24579 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 24579 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24579 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,389 100%
 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 259 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 230 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 104 15%
 Households Vacant 88 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 16 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Sale Only 24 27%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 22%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 9%
 2 Bedroom 28 24%
 3+ Bedroom 80 67%
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 $39,719 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24579 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 24579 can expect to fall in that range. 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 441 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 235 24%
 No Earnings 323 32%
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 441 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 235 24%
 No Earnings 323 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 535 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 21 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 47 12%
 High School Graduate 326 81%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 29 7%
 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 254 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 19 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes