Zip Code 24517 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAltavista
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Campbell
Area Code434
Current Population:5693
Racial Majority:White 73.79%
Public School Racial Majority:White 62.9%
Unemployment Rate:5.9%
Median Household Income$38759
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48510
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time21.6 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range633 - 817 ft.
Area29 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.14144897, -79.25308990

Zip Code 24517 Description

Zip Code 24517 is located in the state of Virginia in the Roanoke metro area. Zip code 24517 is primarily located in Campbell County. The official US Postal Service name for 24517 is ALTAVISTA, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24517 are contained within or border the city limits of Altavista, VA, Hurt, VA, . The area code for zip code 24517 is 434. 24517 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24517 is 5.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.5% 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 24517 increased to 5693 from 5431 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24517 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24517 public schools is White. 54.4% of students in 24517 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4184 73.79% 4192 +-0%
 Black Or African American 1054 18.59% 1263 -17%
 Hispanic 153 2.7% 67 +128%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.05% 10 -70%
 Asian 120 2.12% 25 +380%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.18% 0 +0%
 Other Race 9 0.93% 9 +489%
 Two Or More Races 127 1.64% 127 -27%

Zip Code 24517 Race/Ethnicity

 White 62.9%
 Black Or African American 26.8%
 Hispanic 1.6%
 Asian 1.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 7.2%

Zip Code 24517 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population56935431
Male Population46.20%
Female Population53.80%
Total Households2402
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$38759
Income Under $50K Per Year60.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.50%
24517 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 5Denver RigglemanRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$250478
Average Real Estate Sale Price$142739
Current Unemployment Level 5.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.8%
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 24517 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24263442516065635644352844
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505969768488868070605068
Avg Precip (In.)3.733.224.053.594.283.614.023.643.713.633.273.243.95
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lynchburg, VA
CBSA Type24517
CBSA Population249791
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours