Zip Code 24649 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSwords Creek
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Russell
Area Code276
Current Population:2760
Racial Majority:White 99.9%
Public School Racial Majority:White 96.8%
Unemployment Rate:5.8%
Median Household Income$26410
Average Adjusted Gross Income$43520
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time29 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range2113 - 2487 ft.
Area30 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.08633041, -81.91136169

Zip Code 24649 Description

Zip Code 24649 is located in the state of Virginia in the Bristol - Kingsport - Johnson City metro area. Zip code 24649 is primarily located in Russell County. The official US Postal Service name for 24649 is SWORDS CREEK, Virginia. Portions of zip code 24649 are contained within or border the city limits of Raven, VA, . The area code for zip code 24649 is 276. 24649 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 24649 is 5.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.4% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 24649 increased to 2760 from 2407 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 24649 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 24649 public schools is White. 50.5% of students in 24649 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2922 99.9% 2709 +8%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 8 -100%
 Hispanic 0 0% 18 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.1% 6 -50%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 17 0% 17 -100%

Zip Code 24649 Race/Ethnicity

 White 96.8%
 Black Or African American 1.6%
 Hispanic 1.1%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 0.5%

Zip Code 24649 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population27602407
Male Population48.90%
Female Population51.10%
Total Households1145
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$26410
Income Under $50K Per Year79.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year17.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.20%
24649 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 9Morgan GriffithRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$93000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$129572
Current Unemployment Level 5.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 67g - Southern Shale Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 24649 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21233037475560585239312440
Avg Max Temp (°F)43475666748084837767574765
Avg Precip (In.)3.733.153.914.034.674.464.74.023.5233.273.3345.79
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours