Zip Code 24348 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameIndependence
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Grayson
Area Code276
Current Population:3958
Racial Majority:White 87.36%
Public School Racial Majority:White 89.8%
Unemployment Rate:4.6%
Median Household Income$32833
Average Adjusted Gross Income$41660
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time22.9 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range2372 - 4036 ft.
Area99 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.62860107, -81.18180847

Zip Code 24348 Description

Zip Code 24348 is located in the state of Virginia in the Roanoke metro area. Zip code 24348 is primarily located in Grayson County. The official US Postal Service name for 24348 is INDEPENDENCE, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24348 are contained within or border the city limits of Independence, VA, . The area code for zip code 24348 is 276. 24348 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24348 is 4.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24348 decreased to 3958 from 4245 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24348 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24348 public schools is White. 55.5% of students in 24348 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3400 87.36% 3642 -7%
 Black Or African American 216 5.55% 131 +65%
 Hispanic 276 7.09% 142 +94%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 6 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 36 0% 36 -100%

Zip Code 24348 Race/Ethnicity

 White 89.8%
 Black Or African American 2.9%
 Hispanic 6.3%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.6%

Zip Code 24348 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population39584245
Male Population49.20%
Female Population50.80%
Total Households1782
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
55.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
33.3%
Median Household Income$32833
Income Under $50K Per Year70.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.60%
24348 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 9Morgan GriffithRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$224944
Average Real Estate Sale Price$89865
Current Unemployment Level 4.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 66c - New River Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 24348 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)20222936455458565038302338
Avg Max Temp (°F)41455362707781797364544462
Avg Precip (In.)2.52.593.363.223.973.562.483.12.783.212.972.1535.9
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours