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Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,555
Zip code population in 2010: 1,537
Zip code population in 2000: 1,326

Houses and condos: 859
Renter-occupied apartments: 77
% of renters here:

11%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 24479: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 60.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 26 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.5% ($1,506)
Virginia:

0.8% ($2,322)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,148 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,664 (0.5%)

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Males: 843  (54.2%)
Females: 711  (45.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 24479:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 24479:

  • Never married: 13.0%
  • Now married: 65.3%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 14.0%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

Zip code 24479 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Races in zip code 24479 (2019)
    • 1,49697.3%White
    • 181.2%Black
    • 110.7%Two or more races
    • 60.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 30.2%American Indian
    • 30.2%Asian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $306,734
24479:

$306,734
Virginia:

$288,800



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in 24479 zip code as of March 02, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 24479 is 673 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

51.0 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Virginia:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 24479, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $49,099 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$49,099
State:

$71,192

Salary/wage: $40,384 (reported on 82.4% of returns)
Here:

$40,384
State:

$59,229
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 71.3% for AGIs below $25k, 79.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 53.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,044 (reported on 45.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,044
Virginia:

$1,600
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $5,327 (reported on 20.3% of returns)
Here:

$5,327
State:

$6,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$6,567 (reported on 16.2% of returns)
Here:

+$6,567
State:

+$16,672
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,364 (reported on 14.9% of returns)
Here:

+$5,364
State:

+$14,116
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs below $25k, 3.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,089 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
24479:

$13,089
Virginia:

$16,667
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,830 (23% of AGI, reported on 31.1% of returns)
Here:

$17,830
State:

$26,596

Here:

22.8% of AGI
State:

20.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,106 (reported on 23.0% of returns)
Here:

$4,106
State:

$4,443
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $5,191 (reported on 31.1% of returns)
24479:

$5,191
State:

$9,951
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $1,920 (reported on 13.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,920
State:

$2,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 56.8%
Here:

57%
State:

46%
(% for various income ranges: 51.9% for AGIs below $25k, 55.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 62.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 24479, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $41,499 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$41,499
State:

$56,704

Salary/wage: $35,264 (reported on 84.5% of returns)
Here:

$35,264
State:

$48,441
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 126.8% for AGIs below $10k, 75.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 76.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 50.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,516 (reported on 52.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,516
Virginia:

$1,688
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,006 (reported on 25.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,006
State:

$4,028
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$8,673 (reported on 21.2% of returns)
Here:

+$8,673
State:

+$14,375
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -6.0% for AGIs below $10k, -0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,848 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

+$8,848
State:

+$13,342
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.4% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,071 (reported on 2.0% of returns)
24479:

$3,071
Virginia:

$2,943

Total itemized deductions: $16,639 (24% of AGI, reported on 29.0% of returns)
Here:

$16,639
State:

$21,492

Here:

23.6% of AGI
State:

21.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 56.1% for AGIs below $10k, 10.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,926 (5% of AGI, reported on 24.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,926
State:

$3,794

Here:

5.4% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,039 (reported on 78.7% of returns)
24479:

$5,039
State:

$9,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,473 (reported on 12.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,473
State:

$1,734

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 61.9%
Here:

62%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 51.2% for AGIs below $10k, 59.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 66.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 58.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 72.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$47,572
Virginia:

$76,456
24479 map Nearest zip codes: 24421, 24411, 24430, 24485, 24459, 24401.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

38.1%
Virginia:

47.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

44.4%
Virginia:

49.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 40
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 655


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 211 (155 now married, 53 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 24479 with a mortgage: 314 (16 second mortgage, 29 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 304

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,441
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $435

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

12.4%
Whole state:

9.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

10.6%
Whole state:

5.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

7.7
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 24479: Augusta Springs YCC Camp (A), Camp Shenandoah (B), Lovingston Volunteer Fire Department Thomas Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 24479 include: Bethlehem Church (A), Mount View Church (B), Mount Zion Church (C), Hebron Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Glebe Cemetery (1), Mount Chapel Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Nders Pond (A), Smithleigh Lake (B), Boy Scout Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Trout Branch (A), Fall Branch (B), Elliott Springs Run (C), Daniel Run (D), Back Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 282010 to 2013
  • 1352000 to 2009
  • 981990 to 1999
  • 1811980 to 1989
  • 631970 to 1979
  • 521960 to 1969
  • 661950 to 1959
  • 01940 to 1949
  • 2171939 or earlier

Zip code 24479 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 24479
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 24479
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1182 bedrooms
  • 3103 bedrooms
  • 1214 bedrooms
  • 425+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 24479
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 24479
  • 0no bedroom
  • 131 bedroom
  • 232 bedrooms
  • 273 bedrooms
  • 244 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 24479 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 24479 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 59no vehicle
  • 1341 vehicle
  • 1182 vehicles
  • 1673 vehicles
  • 854 vehicles
  • 605+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 24479 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 24479 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 01 vehicle
  • 372 vehicles
  • 263 vehicles
  • 154 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 24479 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 24479 household income distribution in 2019
  • 13Less than $10,000
  • 31$15,000 to $19,999
  • 156$20,000 to $24,999
  • 29$30,000 to $34,999
  • 51$35,000 to $39,999
  • 38$40,000 to $44,999
  • 47$45,000 to $49,999
  • 26$60,000 to $74,999
  • 46$75,000 to $99,999
  • 119$100,000 to $124,999
  • 41$125,000 to $149,999
  • 43$150,000 to $199,999
  • 44$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 24479

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 24479
  • 10$20,000 to $24,999
  • 12$50,000 to $59,999
  • 21$100,000 to $124,999
  • 26$125,000 to $149,999
  • 81$150,000 to $174,999
  • 23$175,000 to $199,999
  • 44$200,000 to $249,999
  • 135$250,000 to $299,999
  • 123$300,000 to $399,999
  • 22$400,000 to $499,999
  • 74$500,000 to $749,999
  • 42$750,000 to $999,999
  • 19$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 24479

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 24479
  • 12$600 to $649
  • 23$650 to $699
  • 13$700 to $749
  • 25$1,250 to $1,499

Median gross rent in 2019: $943.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $348,371
  • Black or African American householders: $101,845

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $306,734
24479:

$306,734
Virginia:

$288,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $191,166 - $412,169

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $346,315
Here:

$346,315
State:

$377,025
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 24479

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 786
  • Two: 32
  • Mobile homes: 35

Unemployment: 4.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 24479

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 24479
  • 58.7%434Drove a car alone
  • 24.2%179Carpooled
  • 17.7%131Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 24479

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 24479
  • 285 to 9 minutes
  • 1810 to 14 minutes
  • 11215 to 19 minutes
  • 13220 to 24 minutes
  • 8425 to 29 minutes
  • 6430 to 34 minutes
  • 1340 to 44 minutes
  • 11245 to 59 minutes
  • 1060 to 89 minutes
  • 3890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 50.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,555
  • Male householders: 357 (153 living alone), Female householders: 336 (76 living alone)
  • 371 spouses (371 opposite-sex spouses), 50 unmarried partners, (50 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 384 children (383 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 40 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 12 parents, 0 foster children, 8 other relatives, 0 non-relatives

Size of family households: 244 2-persons, 48 3-persons, 129 4-persons, 38 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 228 1-person

236 married couples with children.
53 single-parent households (16 men, 37 women).

95.9% of residents of 24479 zip code speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% very well, 43% well).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 11 (0.8%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.8%
Whole state:

12.7%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 91%Sweden
Most common first ancestries reported in 24479
  • 26%European
  • 16%English
  • 12%American
  • 10%German
  • 6%Irish
  • 5%French
  • 5%Swedish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 10Before 1990

Public high school in in zip code 24479 not listed on the city page:


Zip code 24479 topographic map

Public elementary/middle school in in zip code 24479 not listed on the city page:

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BUFFALO GAP HIGH SCHOOL (1800 BUFFALO GAP HIGHWAY in SWOOPE, VA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Virginia pollutants databases) - CEDS-80294, AIR PROGRAM
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0080660
    Business SIC and NAICS classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: AUGUSTA COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CAMP SHENANDOAH STP (222 BOY SCOUT LN in SWOOPE, VA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SPORTING AND RECREATIONAL CAMPS
    Alternative names: CAMP SHENANDOAH-BOY SCOUTS OF

Zip code 24479 marital status for males
Zip code 24479 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 15.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 9.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 35.9%Electricity
  • 26.5%Wood
  • 18.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 2.2%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 1,477.

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

  • This state: 1,131
  • Northeast: 126
  • Midwest: 110
  • South: 143
  • West: 28

66% of the 24479 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Virginia.

92% of the 24479 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in 24479

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 18
Here:

12.6%
Virginia:

10.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 28
Here:

75.9%
Virginia:

10.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12
Here:

100.0%
Virginia:

20.4%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 75,302Business and financial operations occupations
  • 53,048Construction and extraction occupations
  • 32,393Office and administrative support occupations
  • 31,549Education, training, and library occupations
  • 14,784Sales and related occupations
  • 11,891Management occupations

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

  • Construction: Residential Remodelers (1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Car Washes (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 22. The highest number of reported fires - 40 took place in 2006, and the least - 6 in 2003. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 24479 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.1%), and Outside Fires (34.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 24479
    • 20555.1%Structure Fires
    • 12834.4%Outside Fires
    • 328.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 71.9%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 24479, Virginia

Most common first names in zip code 24479 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1872.8 years
Mary1476.6 years
Robert1372.1 years
James1275.2 years
Charles1067.2 years
William1065.1 years
Roy771.3 years
George674.1 years
Raymond672.1 years
Frances679.6 years
Most common last names in zip code 24479 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown1478.0 years
Cook1372.7 years
Smith1072.8 years
Shuey980.6 years
Rowe978.5 years
Jackson879.0 years
Thompson778.1 years
Jones676.3 years
Spitler585.0 years
Smiley573.4 years
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