Zip Code 24603 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBig Rock
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Buchanan
Area Code276
Current Population:978
Racial Majority:White 100%
Unemployment Rate:8.7%
Median Household Income$29786
Average Adjusted Gross Income$41030
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time23.3 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1335 - 1798 ft.
Area23 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.32081985, -82.22810364

Zip Code 24603 Description

Zip Code 24603 is located in the state of Virginia in the Bristol - Kingsport - Johnson City metro area. Zip code 24603 is primarily located in Buchanan County. The official US Postal Service name for 24603 is BIG ROCK, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24603 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 24603 is 276. 24603 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24603 is 8.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 10.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24603 decreased to 978 from 1678 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24603 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24603 public schools is . % of students in 24603 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1118 100% 974 +15%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 0 0% 1 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0% 3 -100%

Zip Code 24603 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 24603 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population9781678
Male Population49.60%
Female Population50.40%
Total Households421
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$29786
Income Under $50K Per Year75.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year19.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.90%
24603 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 9Morgan GriffithRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$115988
Average Real Estate Sale Price$104360
Current Unemployment Level 8.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.5%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 69d - Dissected Appalachian Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 24603 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)23253240495863625642332642
Avg Max Temp (°F)45505969778487868070594968
Avg Precip (In.)3.573.253.973.944.724.44.634.113.482.93.313.2445.52
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours