Zip Code 24174 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameThaxton
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Bedford
Area Code540
Current Population:2539
Racial Majority:White 91.44%
Public School Racial Majority:White 94.7%
Unemployment Rate:6.0%
Median Household Income$40409
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44700
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time32.7 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range922 - 1562 ft.
Area29 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.38137817, -79.63896942

Zip Code 24174 Description

Zip Code 24174 is located in the state of Virginia in the Roanoke metro area. Zip code 24174 is primarily located in Bedford County. The official US Postal Service name for 24174 is THAXTON, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24174 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 24174 is 540. 24174 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24174 is 6.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 8.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 8.4%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24174 increased to 2539 from 2429 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24174 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24174 public schools is White. 44.4% of students in 24174 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2595 91.44% 2434 +7%
 Black Or African American 71 2.5% 43 +65%
 Hispanic 75 2.64% 19 +295%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 8 -100%
 Asian 69 2.43% 7 +886%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 28 0.99% 28 +0%

Zip Code 24174 Race/Ethnicity

 White 94.7%
 Black Or African American 1.1%
 Hispanic 2.7%
 Asian 1.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.5%

Zip Code 24174 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population25392429
Male Population49.90%
Female Population50.10%
Total Households1057
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
44.4%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$40409
Income Under $50K Per Year62.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.50%
24174 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 5Denver RigglemanRepublican
Virginia District 6Ben ClineRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$200250
Average Real Estate Sale Price$119714
Current Unemployment Level 6.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45e - Northern Inner Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 24174 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)24263341515964625644352743
Avg Max Temp (°F)44485767748286847868574866
Avg Precip (In.)3.533.23.953.74.53.934.413.613.963.583.293.1344.79
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lynchburg, VA
CBSA Type24174
CBSA Population249791
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours