Zip Code 24557 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameGretna
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Pittsylvania
Area Code434
Current Population:7977
Racial Majority:White 71.64%
Public School Racial Majority:White 62.4%
Unemployment Rate:2.9%
Median Household Income$35375
Average Adjusted Gross Income$42030
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time25.9 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range528 - 925 ft.
Area174 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.99509811, -79.30505371

Zip Code 24557 Description

Zip Code 24557 is located in the state of Virginia in the Roanoke metro area. Zip code 24557 is primarily located in Pittsylvania County. The official US Postal Service name for 24557 is GRETNA, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24557 are contained within or border the city limits of Gretna, VA, . The area code for zip code 24557 is 434. 24557 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24557 is 2.9% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24557 decreased to 7977 from 8145 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24557 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24557 public schools is White. 63.3% of students in 24557 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 5088 71.64% 5781 -12%
 Black Or African American 1839 25.89% 2028 -9%
 Hispanic 39 0.55% 81 -52%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.27% 12 +58%
 Asian 59 0.83% 12 +392%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 61 0.82% 61 -5%

Zip Code 24557 Race/Ethnicity

 White 62.4%
 Black Or African American 32.6%
 Hispanic 2.3%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 24557 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population79778145
Male Population47.70%
Female Population52.30%
Total Households3493
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
63.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
75.0%
Median Household Income$35375
Income Under $50K Per Year65.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.50%
24557 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 5Denver RigglemanRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$181887
Average Real Estate Sale Price$86250
Current Unemployment Level 2.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.9%
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 24557 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)24253240505964625542342743
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505969768387868069605068
Avg Precip (In.)3.843.274.213.684.273.644.193.614.123.623.313.2545.02
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Danville, VA
CBSA Type24557
CBSA Population107139
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours