Zip Code 24520 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameAlton
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Halifax
Area Code434
Current Population:2450
Racial Majority:White 72.35%
Public School Racial Majority:White 68.9%
Unemployment Rate:10.7%
Median Household Income$34596
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44890
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time21.6 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range397 - 551 ft.
Area95 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.60628891, -79.05679321

Zip Code 24520 Description

Zip Code 24520 is located in the state of Virginia in the Roanoke metro area. Zip code 24520 is primarily located in Halifax County. The official US Postal Service name for 24520 is ALTON, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24520 are contained within or border the city limits of Milton, NC, . The area code for zip code 24520 is 434. 24520 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24520 is 10.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.3% and is lower 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 24520 decreased to 2450 from 2498 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24520 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24520 public schools is White. 50.3% of students in 24520 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1447 72.35% 1617 -11%
 Black Or African American 477 23.85% 771 -38%
 Hispanic 19 0.95% 32 -41%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 9 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 3 0% 3 -100%
 Two Or More Races 17 2.85% 17 +235%

Zip Code 24520 Race/Ethnicity

 White 68.9%
 Black Or African American 25.5%
 Hispanic 3.1%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.5%

Zip Code 24520 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population24502498
Male Population50.50%
Female Population49.50%
Total Households1011
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
50.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$34596
Income Under $50K Per Year65.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.70%
24520 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 5Denver RigglemanRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$178526
Average Real Estate Sale Price$152946
Current Unemployment Level 10.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
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 24520 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)26283643536266645845362945
Avg Max Temp (°F)48516070778488878170605169
Avg Precip (In.)4.123.324.233.343.983.754.43.974.173.653.213.245.35
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours