Zip Code 24243 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameDryden
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lee
Area Code276
Current Population:2222
Racial Majority:White 99.48%
Public School Racial Majority:White 97.2%
Unemployment Rate:3.7%
Median Household Income$28533
Average Adjusted Gross Income$40540
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time24.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1621 - 2487 ft.
Area35 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.79302300, -82.91569200

Zip Code 24243 Description

Zip Code 24243 is located in the state of Virginia in the Bristol - Kingsport - Johnson City metro area. Zip code 24243 is primarily located in Lee County. The official US Postal Service name for 24243 is DRYDEN, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24243 are contained within or border the city limits of Dryden, VA, . The area code for zip code 24243 is 276. 24243 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24243 is 3.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24243 decreased to 2222 from 2337 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24243 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24243 public schools is White. 68.9% of students in 24243 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2312 99.48% 2175 +6%
 Black Or African American 6 0.26% 8 -25%
 Hispanic 6 0.26% 14 -57%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 8 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 3 0% 3 -100%
 Two Or More Races 12 0% 12 -100%

Zip Code 24243 Race/Ethnicity

 White 97.2%
 Black Or African American 0.6%
 Hispanic 1.7%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.6%

Zip Code 24243 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population22222337
Male Population51.80%
Female Population48.20%
Total Households853
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$28533
Income Under $50K Per Year72.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year19.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.00%
24243 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 9Morgan GriffithRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$164500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$82445
Current Unemployment Level 3.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
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 DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 24243 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)23243139485761605340322641
Avg Max Temp (°F)45495868758285847969584967
Avg Precip (In.)4.624.754.794.625.255.064.834.133.753.324.264.653.99
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours