Zip Code 24437 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFort Defiance
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Augusta
Area Code540
Current Population:904
Racial Majority:White 98.28%
Public School Racial Majority:White 88.9%
Unemployment Rate:4.0%
Median Household Income$60385
Average Adjusted Gross Income$66940
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time21.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1178 - 1227 ft.
Area12 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.21600700, -78.93631600

Zip Code 24437 Description

Zip Code 24437 is located in the state of Virginia in the Harrisonburg metro area. Zip code 24437 is primarily located in Augusta County. The official US Postal Service name for 24437 is FORT DEFIANCE, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24437 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 24437 is 540. 24437 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24437 is 4.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24437 increased to 904 from 793 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24437 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24437 public schools is White. 38.2% of students in 24437 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1256 98.28% 870 +44%
 Black Or African American 22 1.72% 14 +57%
 Hispanic 0 0% 5 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 3 0% 3 -100%
 Two Or More Races 8 0% 8 -100%

Zip Code 24437 Race/Ethnicity

 White 88.9%
 Black Or African American 0.9%
 Hispanic 7.3%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2.3%

Zip Code 24437 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population904793
Male Population49.40%
Female Population50.60%
Total Households354
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$60385
Income Under $50K Per Year41.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year42.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year16.00%
24437 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 6Ben ClineRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$220167
Average Real Estate Sale Price$300000
Current Unemployment Level 4.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 67b - Northern Shale Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 24437 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21233139495762605340322541
Avg Max Temp (°F)42465565738185837767564665
Avg Precip (In.)2.822.423.152.893.813.513.793.483.753.292.972.4738.36
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Staunton-Waynesboro, VA
CBSA Type24437
CBSA Population117423
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours