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ZIP Code 24656

Primary City:Vansant, VA (View All Cities)
County: Buchanan County
Timezone: Eastern (2:19am)
Coordinates:37.17, -82.13
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 24656

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 24656. 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 24656. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 24656, 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:
Vansant, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 24656 ZIP Code

ZIP code 24656 is located in southwest 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 24656 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 24656 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,404
Population Density 50 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,724
Median Home Value $75,700
Land Area 68.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,476
Median Household Income $37,341

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58484168
5-99978177
10-149084174
15-199076166
20-2411486200
25-297972151
30-3487107194
35-3994109203
40-44108102210
45-49136169305
50-54165135300
55-59153163316
60-64139131270
65-6991105196
70-746982151
75-794561106
80-84274168
85 Plus193049

Gender

 Male 1,689 50%
 Female 1,715 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,385 99.4%
 Black Or African American 1 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 17 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24213152
25-3410251153
35-4415350203
45-5426855323
55-6429839337
65-7421019229
75-8411323136
85 Plus39443

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 834 57%
 Single Guardian 207 14%
 Singles 388 26%
 Singles With Roommate 47 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,093 74%
 Households with Kids 383 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1102030
2241135
3121426
4242044
5201333
6231336
7211435
8182341
9171532
10201434
11201737
1291928
13191837
14221638
15181634
1619928
17171835
18191736
19171633
2024933

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 24656 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 24656 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 24656 real estate data, the median home value of $75,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 24656. Rentals in 24656 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 24656 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,404 100%
 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 373 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 831 48%
 Renter Occupied Households 272 16%
 Households Vacant 248 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 31 12.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.4%
 For Sale Only 16 6.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 7.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 11.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 154 62.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 142 62%
 3+ Bedroom 88 38%
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 $37,341 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 24656 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 24656 has very few people that work at home. 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 24656 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 883 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 480 17%
 No Earnings 1,417 51%
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 883 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 480 17%
 No Earnings 1,417 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,169 95.8%
 Public transportation 9 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 36 3.0%
 Worked at Home 6 0.5%
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 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 356 28.3%
 High School Graduate 740 58.8%
 Associate's degree 72 5.7%
 Bachelor's degree 84 6.7%
 Master's degree 0 0.0%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 406 88.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 53 11.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 24656

ZIP Code 24656 is in the Buchanan County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 24656.

Russell Prater Elementary
8433 Lovers Gap Rd
Vansant, VA 24656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Buchanan County Public Schools

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