Zip Code 24479 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSwoope
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Augusta
Area Code540
Current Population:1537
Racial Majority:White 96.83%
Public School Racial Majority:White 92%
Unemployment Rate:4.0%
Median Household Income$51773
Average Adjusted Gross Income$63780
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time24.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1526 - 2146 ft.
Area41 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.14943800, -79.22985200

Zip Code 24479 Description

Zip Code 24479 is located in the state of Virginia in the Harrisonburg metro area. Zip code 24479 is primarily located in Augusta County. The official US Postal Service name for 24479 is SWOOPE, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24479 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 24479 is 540. 24479 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24479 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 24479 increased to 1537 from 1326 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24479 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24479 public schools is White. 48.1% of students in 24479 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1253 96.83% 1496 -16%
 Black Or African American 24 1.85% 18 +33%
 Hispanic 0 0% 6 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 3 -100%
 Asian 17 1.31% 3 +467%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 11 0% 11 -100%

Zip Code 24479 Race/Ethnicity

 White 92%
 Black Or African American 2.3%
 Hispanic 2.3%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 2.6%

Zip Code 24479 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population15371326
Male Population50.10%
Female Population49.90%
Total Households629
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$51773
Income Under $50K Per Year47.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.70%
24479 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 6Ben ClineRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$302700
Average Real Estate Sale Price$173500
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 67a - Northern Limestone/Dolomite Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 24479 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)20222937475660585139312439
Avg Max Temp (°F)40445263717983817565544463
Avg Precip (In.)3.192.723.523.214.243.774.233.523.773.493.342.9141.9
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Staunton-Waynesboro, VA
CBSA Type24479
CBSA Population117423
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours