Zip Code 24526 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBig Island
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Bedford
Area Code434
Current Population:1593
Racial Majority:White 94.42%
Public School Racial Majority:White 87.2%
Unemployment Rate:6.0%
Median Household Income$50313
Average Adjusted Gross Income$53160
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time28.7 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range787 - 2398 ft.
Area48 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.51773834, -79.43562317

Zip Code 24526 Description

Zip Code 24526 is located in the state of Virginia in the Roanoke metro area. Zip code 24526 is primarily located in Bedford County. The official US Postal Service name for 24526 is BIG ISLAND, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24526 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 24526 is within area code 434 and area code 540. 24526 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24526 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 24526 decreased to 1593 from 1854 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24526 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24526 public schools is White. 49% of students in 24526 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1150 94.42% 1426 -19%
 Black Or African American 41 3.37% 143 -71%
 Hispanic 1 0.08% 7 -86%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 13 1.07% 7 +86%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 8 1.07% 8 +63%

Zip Code 24526 Race/Ethnicity

 White 87.2%
 Black Or African American 8.7%
 Hispanic 2%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2%

Zip Code 24526 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population15931854
Male Population50.50%
Female Population49.50%
Total Households661
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
49%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$50313
Income Under $50K Per Year49.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year16.20%
24526 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 6Ben ClineRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$184727
Average Real Estate Sale Price$62750
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 24526 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)24253341515963625543342743
Avg Max Temp (°F)44485767748285847768574766
Avg Precip (In.)3.373.063.823.474.33.734.263.333.783.493.283.0642.95
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lynchburg, VA
CBSA Type24526
CBSA Population249791
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours