Zip Code 24073 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameChristiansburg
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Montgomery
Area Code540
Alternate Zip Code NamesCHRISTIANSBRG
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesCAMBRIA
Current Population:29793
Racial Majority:White 89.97%
Public School Racial Majority:White 83.1%
Unemployment Rate:2.3%
Median Household Income$49467
Average Adjusted Gross Income$58270
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time18.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1762 - 2165 ft.
Area82 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.12848600, -80.42340500

Zip Code 24073 Description

Zip Code 24073 is located in the state of Virginia in the Roanoke metro area. Zip code 24073 is primarily located in Montgomery County. The official US Postal Service name for 24073 is CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24073 are contained within or border the city limits of Christiansburg, VA, Merrimac, VA, and Radford, VA. The area code for zip code 24073 is 540. 24073 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24073 is 2.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.5% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 2.9% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24073 increased to 29793 from 25200 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24073 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24073 public schools is White. 40.8% of students in 24073 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 27088 89.97% 26877 +1%
 Black Or African American 1610 5.35% 1419 +13%
 Hispanic 763 2.53% 630 +21%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 94 0.31% 46 +104%
 Asian 286 0.95% 333 -14%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 5 -100%
 Other Race 26 0.11% 26 +31%
 Two Or More Races 457 0.78% 457 -49%

Zip Code 24073 Race/Ethnicity

 White 83.1%
 Black Or African American 8.2%
 Hispanic 3.5%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 4.1%

Zip Code 24073 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2979325200
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households12349
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$49467
Income Under $50K Per Year50.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.50%
24073 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 9Morgan GriffithRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$218489
Average Real Estate Sale Price$163605
Current Unemployment Level 2.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfb - Oceanic Climate
Ecoregion 67f - Southern Limestone/Dolomite Valleys and Low Rolling Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 24073 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21233038475660585139312440
Avg Max Temp (°F)41455463727983817566554563
Avg Precip (In.)3.262.893.653.664.143.773.943.453.383.132.922.7140.89
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA
CBSA Type24073
CBSA Population159487
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours