Zip Code 24503 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLynchburg
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Bedford
Secondary County: City of Lynchburg
Area Code434
Current Population:19331
Racial Majority:White 85.54%
Public School Racial Majority:White 50.6%
Unemployment Rate:12.1%
Median Household Income$61634
Average Adjusted Gross Income$97740
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time18.1 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range650 - 1132 ft.
Area38 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.45426178, -79.23989105

Zip Code 24503 Description

Zip Code 24503 is located in the state of Virginia in the Roanoke metro area. Zip code 24503 is primarily located in Bedford County. Portions of 24503 are also located in City of Lynchburg County. The official US Postal Service name for 24503 is LYNCHBURG, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24503 are contained within or border the city limits of Lynchburg, VA, Forest, VA, . The area code for zip code 24503 is 434. 24503 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24503 is 12.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 10.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24503 increased to 19331 from 17633 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24503 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24503 public schools is White. 48.7% of students in 24503 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 15978 85.54% 16069 -1%
 Black Or African American 1730 9.26% 2329 -26%
 Hispanic 340 1.82% 331 +3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 38 0.2% 27 +41%
 Asian 200 1.07% 302 -34%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.06% 4 +200%
 Other Race 34 0.17% 34 -6%
 Two Or More Races 235 1.86% 235 +48%

Zip Code 24503 Race/Ethnicity

 White 50.6%
 Black Or African American 37.7%
 Hispanic 3.8%
 Asian 1.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 6.1%

Zip Code 24503 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1933117633
Male Population46.90%
Female Population53.10%
Total Households8008
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
48.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
40.0%
Median Household Income$61634
Income Under $50K Per Year41.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year28.10%
24503 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 6Ben ClineRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$271691
Average Real Estate Sale Price$219247
Current Unemployment Level 12.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45e - Northern Inner Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 24503 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)24263442516064635644352844
Avg Max Temp (°F)45495868768387867969594967
Avg Precip (In.)3.493.153.973.564.453.694.443.43.973.613.393.2344.35
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lynchburg, VA
CBSA Type24503
CBSA Population249791
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours