Zip Code 24523 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBedford
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Bedford
Secondary County: City of Bedford
Area Code540
Current Population:18952
Racial Majority:White 79.39%
Public School Racial Majority:White 76.8%
Unemployment Rate:6.0%
Median Household Income$41071
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47790
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time24.8 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range679 - 2868 ft.
Area236 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.35947037, -79.53690338

Zip Code 24523 Description

Zip Code 24523 is located in the state of Virginia in the Roanoke metro area. Zip code 24523 is primarily located in Bedford County. Portions of 24523 are also located in City of Bedford County. The official US Postal Service name for 24523 is BEDFORD, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24523 are contained within or border the city limits of Bedford, VA, . Zip code 24523 is within area code 540 and area code 434. 24523 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24523 is 6.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.1% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 8.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 8.4%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24523 increased to 18952 from 18024 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24523 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24523 public schools is White. 52.1% of students in 24523 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 14916 79.39% 15779 -5%
 Black Or African American 3277 17.44% 2509 +31%
 Hispanic 168 0.89% 249 -33%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.05% 54 -81%
 Asian 0 0% 64 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.02% 2 +100%
 Other Race 17 0% 17 -100%
 Two Or More Races 278 2.2% 278 +49%

Zip Code 24523 Race/Ethnicity

 White 76.8%
 Black Or African American 15.5%
 Hispanic 2.2%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 4.6%

Zip Code 24523 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1895218024
Male Population48.00%
Female Population52.00%
Total Households7865
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
52.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
60.0%
Median Household Income$41071
Income Under $50K Per Year59.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.30%
24523 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 5Denver RigglemanRepublican
Virginia District 6Ben ClineRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$229000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$125000
Current Unemployment Level 6.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.0%
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 24523 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)25263442526065635745352844
Avg Max Temp (°F)45495868758286857868594967
Avg Precip (In.)3.473.183.853.714.494.044.413.513.923.513.23.1144.4
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lynchburg, VA
CBSA Type24523
CBSA Population249791
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours