Zip Code 24347 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameHiwassee
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pulaski
Area Code540
Current Population:1931
Racial Majority:White 93.67%
Public School Racial Majority:White 90.3%
Unemployment Rate:3.9%
Median Household Income$40217
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50880
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time37.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1978 - 2789 ft.
Area72 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.96001000, -80.65710300

Zip Code 24347 Description

Zip Code 24347 is located in the state of Virginia in the Roanoke metro area. Zip code 24347 is primarily located in Pulaski County. The official US Postal Service name for 24347 is HIWASSEE, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24347 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 24347 is 540. 24347 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24347 is 3.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 10.0% and is higher 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 24347 increased to 1931 from 1865 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24347 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24347 public schools is White. 43.8% of students in 24347 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1686 93.67% 1854 -9%
 Black Or African American 104 5.78% 46 +126%
 Hispanic 0 0% 9 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 3 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 5 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 14 0.56% 14 -29%

Zip Code 24347 Race/Ethnicity

 White 90.3%
 Black Or African American 1.1%
 Hispanic 1.7%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 6.8%

Zip Code 24347 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population19311865
Male Population51.70%
Female Population48.30%
Total Households804
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
43.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$40217
Income Under $50K Per Year60.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.90%
24347 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 9Morgan GriffithRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$213417
Average Real Estate Sale Price$97000
Current Unemployment Level 3.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 67g - Southern Shale Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 24347 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)22233037475660585240322540
Avg Max Temp (°F)41455463727983817565554563
Avg Precip (In.)3.032.823.533.254.123.93.843.233.332.982.772.5939.39
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA
CBSA Type24347
CBSA Population159487
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours