Zip Code 24531 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameChatham
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pittsylvania
Area Code434
Current Population:9203
Racial Majority:White 67.8%
Public School Racial Majority:White 70.1%
Unemployment Rate:7.7%
Median Household Income$38722
Average Adjusted Gross Income$49400
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time29.4 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range554 - 955 ft.
Area190 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.84268951, -79.41616058

Zip Code 24531 Description

Zip Code 24531 is located in the state of Virginia in the Roanoke metro area. Zip code 24531 is primarily located in Pittsylvania County. The official US Postal Service name for 24531 is CHATHAM, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24531 are contained within or border the city limits of Chatham, VA, . Zip code 24531 is within area code 434 and area code 540. 24531 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24531 is 7.7% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% 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 24531 increased to 9203 from 8714 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24531 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24531 public schools is White. 50.8% of students in 24531 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 6081 67.8% 6259 -3%
 Black Or African American 2595 28.93% 2576 +1%
 Hispanic 144 1.61% 237 -39%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 19 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 17 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 10 0% 10 -100%
 Two Or More Races 85 1.66% 85 +75%

Zip Code 24531 Race/Ethnicity

 White 70.1%
 Black Or African American 25.1%
 Hispanic 3.3%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 24531 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population92038714
Male Population52.40%
Female Population47.60%
Total Households3703
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
50.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
75.0%
Median Household Income$38722
Income Under $50K Per Year62.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.40%
24531 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 5Denver RigglemanRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$274421
Average Real Estate Sale Price$114083
Current Unemployment Level 7.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.6%
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 24531 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)23253240495964625541332642
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505969768487868070605068
Avg Precip (In.)3.923.294.383.734.153.754.173.434.453.673.33.2945.54
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Danville, VA
CBSA Type24531
CBSA Population107139
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours