Zip Code 24251 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGate City
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Scott
Area Code276
Current Population:8773
Racial Majority:White 97.12%
Public School Racial Majority:White 95.5%
Unemployment Rate:3.7%
Median Household Income$35567
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50180
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time25.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1385 - 2126 ft.
Area106 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.65511400, -82.60132000

Zip Code 24251 Description

Zip Code 24251 is located in the state of Virginia in the Bristol - Kingsport - Johnson City metro area. Zip code 24251 is primarily located in Scott County. The official US Postal Service name for 24251 is GATE CITY, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24251 are contained within or border the city limits of Gate City, VA, Bloomingdale, TN, Mount Carmel, TN, and Weber City, VA. The area code for zip code 24251 is 276. 24251 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24251 is 3.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24251 decreased to 8773 from 8930 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24251 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24251 public schools is White. 54.1% of students in 24251 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 8072 97.12% 8496 -5%
 Black Or African American 84 1.01% 88 -5%
 Hispanic 56 0.67% 83 -33%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 26 -100%
 Asian 50 0.6% 11 +355%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 68 0.59% 68 -28%

Zip Code 24251 Race/Ethnicity

 White 95.5%
 Black Or African American 1.4%
 Hispanic 1.6%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.1%

Zip Code 24251 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population87738930
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households3804
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$35567
Income Under $50K Per Year65.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year8.30%
24251 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 9Morgan GriffithRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$123583
Average Real Estate Sale Price$82291
Current Unemployment Level 3.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
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 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 24251 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)25273442515964625643352844
Avg Max Temp (°F)45505968768386857969584867
Avg Precip (In.)3.983.674.233.594.594.034.543.663.222.643.333.6845.16
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA
CBSA Type24251
CBSA Population310426
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours