Zip Code 24179 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameVinton
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Bedford
Secondary County: Roanoke
Area Code540
Current Population:18616
Racial Majority:White 90.1%
Public School Racial Majority:White 84.7%
Unemployment Rate:9.9%
Median Household Income$47986
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48760
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time22.5 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range955 - 1696 ft.
Area54 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.27109909, -79.79582977

Zip Code 24179 Description

Zip Code 24179 is located in the state of Virginia in the Roanoke metro area. Zip code 24179 is primarily located in Bedford County. Portions of 24179 are also located in Roanoke County. The official US Postal Service name for 24179 is VINTON, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24179 are contained within or border the city limits of Vinton, VA, Roanoke, VA, . The area code for zip code 24179 is 540. 24179 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24179 is 9.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 10.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24179 increased to 18616 from 17622 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24179 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24179 public schools is White. 32.3% of students in 24179 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 16710 90.1% 17098 -2%
 Black Or African American 775 4.18% 637 +22%
 Hispanic 530 2.86% 381 +39%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 38 -100%
 Asian 342 1.84% 171 +100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 5 -100%
 Other Race 11 0% 11 -100%
 Two Or More Races 275 1.02% 275 -31%

Zip Code 24179 Race/Ethnicity

 White 84.7%
 Black Or African American 5.6%
 Hispanic 3.5%
 Asian 1.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 4.6%

Zip Code 24179 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1861617622
Male Population48.00%
Female Population52.00%
Total Households7760
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
32.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$47986
Income Under $50K Per Year52.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.80%
24179 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 5Denver RigglemanRepublican
Virginia District 6Ben ClineRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$184733
Average Real Estate Sale Price$141682
Current Unemployment Level 9.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 67f - Southern Limestone/Dolomite Valleys and Low Rolling Hills
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 24179 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)26283543526065635744362945
Avg Max Temp (°F)45495868768387867968584967
Avg Precip (In.)3.263.063.823.584.233.664.033.723.823.273.192.8642.49
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Roanoke, VA
CBSA Type24179
CBSA Population303429
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
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