24426 Zip Code Detailed Profile




Cities: Covington, VA (1.69%), Callaghan, VA (0.46%), Low Moor, VA (0.01%)
Counties: Alleghany County, VA (98.31%), Covington city, VA (1.69%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 14,035
Zip code population in 2010: 14,329
Zip code population in 2000: 15,500

Houses and condos: 7,014
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,086
% of renters here:

19%
State:

34%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 24426: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 332.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 42 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 24426
Zip code 24426 (Covington, Virginia) real estate house value trends

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.7% ($682)
Virginia:

0.8% ($1,877)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $712 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $656 (0.7%)

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Males: 6,929  (49.4%)
Females: 7,106  (50.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 24426:

For population 15 years and over in 24426:

Zip code 24426 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 24426

  • Zip code 24426 races chart
    • 12,934White population
    • 956Black population
    • 26American Indian population
    • 51Asian population
    • 2Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 14Some other race population
    • 179Two or more races population
    • 167Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 7,972
Rural population: 6,062

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $99,900
24426:

$99,900
Virginia:

$239,300



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 43 registered sex offenders living in 24426 zip code as of February 10, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 24426 to the number of sex offenders is 344 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

45.0 years
Virginia median age:

37.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Virginia:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 24426, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $44,449 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$44,449
State:

$71,192

Salary/wage: $39,983 (reported on 83.0% of returns)
Here:

$39,983
State:

$59,229
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 71.3% for AGIs below $25k, 74.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 80.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 47.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,352 (reported on 36.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,352
Virginia:

$1,600
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,811 (reported on 19.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,811
State:

$6,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,743 (reported on 9.6% of returns)
Here:

+$2,743
State:

+$16,672
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,719 (reported on 9.9% of returns)
Here:

+$9,719
State:

+$14,116
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,679 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
24426:

$11,679
Virginia:

$16,667
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,917 (19% of AGI, reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

$16,917
State:

$26,596

Here:

19.3% of AGI
State:

20.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs below $25k, 4.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 10.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,718 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,718
State:

$4,443
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $5,544 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
24426:

$5,544
State:

$9,951
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,028 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,028
State:

$2,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 59.0%
Here:

59%
State:

46%
(% for various income ranges: 51.5% for AGIs below $25k, 60.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 63.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 68.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 75.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 24426, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $37,874 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$37,874
State:

$56,704

Salary/wage: $34,686 (reported on 86.1% of returns)
Here:

$34,686
State:

$48,441
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 91.7% for AGIs below $10k, 73.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 59.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,462 (reported on 47.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,462
Virginia:

$1,688
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,042 (reported on 18.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,042
State:

$4,028
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,494 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

+$6,494
State:

+$14,375
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,002 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
Here:

+$7,002
State:

+$13,342
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,040 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
24426:

$3,040
Virginia:

$2,943
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $6,154 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
Here:

$6,154
Virginia:

$17,430

Total itemized deductions: $14,444 (20% of AGI, reported on 18.4% of returns)
Here:

$14,444
State:

$21,492

Here:

19.9% of AGI
State:

21.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,290 (4% of AGI, reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,290
State:

$3,794

Here:

4.3% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,574 (reported on 75.9% of returns)
24426:

$4,574
State:

$9,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,628 (reported on 16.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,628
State:

$1,734

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 64.9%
Here:

65%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 55.3% for AGIs below $10k, 66.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 66.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$43,756
Virginia:

$62,666
Covington, VA (24426) map Nearest zip codes: 24457, 24986, 24130, 24474, 24131, 24445.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.3%
Virginia:

51.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.5%
Virginia:

5.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 521
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 5,332


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 91 (59 now married, 32 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,886 (1,500 now married, 1,386 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 24426 with a mortgage: 2,460 (157 second mortgage, 368 home equity loan, 22 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,307

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,033
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S327

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

13.1%
Whole state:

11.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.9
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.5
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 24426: Alleghany Country Club (A), James River Work Center (B), Coles Mountain Picnic Area (C), Morris Hill Picnic Area (D), Morris Hill Campground (E), Fortney Boat Launch Ramp (F), Big Ridge Lookout (G), Blue Spring Run (H), Camp Appalachia (I), Brushy Mountain Lookout (J), Covington Industrial Park (K), Jerrys Run (L), Catawba Fire Station (M), Masons Cove Fire and Rescue (N), Jones Memorial Branch Library (O), Covington City Hall (P), Alleghany County Jail (Q), Alleghany County Courthouse (R), Alleghany County Sheriffs Department (S), MeadWestvaco Fire and Rescue Squad (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Mallow Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 24426 include: Antioch Church (A), Cliff Dale Church (B), Fletcher Chapel (C), Forrest Memorial Church (D), Highland Chapel (E), Hoke Chapel (F), Johnsons Creek Church (G), Lone Star Church (H), Mill Branch Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Rose Hill Cemetery (1), Simmons Cemetery (2), Smith Cemetery (3), Mallow Cemetery (4), Cedar Hill Cemetery (5), Helmintoller Cemetery (6), Alleghany Memorial Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Westvaco Number Two Flyash Lagoon (A), Pond Lick Branch Reservoir (B), Lake Moomaw (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Johns Run (A), Fall Hollow Branch (B), Indiandraft Creek (C), Hughes Creek (D), Sweet Springs Creek (E), Brushy Lick (F), White Rock Creek (G), Thorny Branch (H), Sweet Spring Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 24426 include: Covington Historic District (1), National Childrens Forest (2), Humpback Bridge Wayside (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Beach: Dunlap Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built

  • 62010 or later
  • 4272000 to 2009
  • 6561990 to 1999
  • 6491980 to 1989
  • 9791970 to 1979
  • 1,0571960 to 1969
  • 8951950 to 1959
  • 9621940 to 1949
  • 1,3831939 or earlier

Zip code 24426 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Covington, VA (24426)

  • 23no bedroom
  • 491 bedroom
  • 1,2542 bedrooms
  • 2,5173 bedrooms
  • 8004 bedrooms
  • 1245+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Covington, VA (24426)

  • 10no bedroom
  • 1491 bedroom
  • 5382 bedrooms
  • 2353 bedrooms
  • 1214 bedrooms
  • 335+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Covington, VA (24426) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 118no vehicle
  • 1,2681 vehicle
  • 1,6892 vehicles
  • 1,0043 vehicles
  • 4764 vehicles
  • 2125+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Covington, VA (24426) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 143no vehicle
  • 5361 vehicle
  • 3042 vehicles
  • 473 vehicles
  • 214 vehicles
  • 355+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $649.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $203,081.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $99,900
24426:

$99,900
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,300 - $166,000

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 5.6%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 53.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,887

Size of family households: 1,990 2-persons, 754 3-persons, 538 4-persons, 261 5-persons, 101 6-persons, 69 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,928 1-person, 154 2-persons, 58 3-persons

1,988 married couples with children.
585 single-parent households (122 men, 463 women).

97.4% of residents of 24426 zip code speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% very well, 9% well, 16% not well, 2% not at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% very well, 11% well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (74% very well, 26% well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 201 (1.4%)
(47.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.4%
Whole state:

11.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 34%Mexico
  • 31%Guatemala
  • 9%Ghana
  • 6%Korea
  • 5%Jamaica
  • 4%Panama
  • 3%Iran

Most common first ancestries reported in 24426 (%)

  • 24%American
  • 18%Other groups
  • 11%German
  • 8%Irish
  • 7%English
  • 3%Italian
  • 3%Scotch-Irish

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 42010 or later
  • 672000 to 2009
  • 871990 to 1999
  • 146Before 1990

Zip code 24426 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 24426:

All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 24426

Zip code 24426 marital status for males
Zip code 24426 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 35%Electricity
  • 35%Utility gas
  • 14%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12%Wood
  • 4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Population in 1990: 16,958. Population change in the 1990s: -1,458 (-8.6%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


69% of the 24426 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Virginia.

90% of the 24426 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 5% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 129
Here:

9.0%
Virginia:

9.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 52
Here:

6.6%
Virginia:

7.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 44
Here:

10.1%
Virginia:

19.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 90,156Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 71,375Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 65,885Management occupations
  • 56,250Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 47,614Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations
  • 45,417Education, training, and library occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 86 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 39 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 22 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 88 people in nursing homes
  • 84 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 44 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 24426 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17672.1 years
William17172.2 years
Mary16478.3 years
John15773.9 years
Robert13771.3 years
Charles12469.3 years
George7773.7 years
Virginia6578.9 years
Harry6172.9 years
Helen6078.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 24426 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10876.4 years
Tucker7772.5 years
Persinger6874.4 years
Wolfe6370.8 years
Jones5273.3 years
Brown5172.1 years
Humphries5073.8 years
Miller4773.2 years
Dressler4670.6 years
Martin4374.8 years
Businesses in zip code 24426
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets6
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
Burger King1Nissan1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quality1
FedEx1RadioShack1
GameStop1SAS Shoes1
H&R Block1Sears1
Hardee's1Subway2
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Honda1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS1
Kmart1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's1
Lane Furniture2YMCA1

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