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24551 Zip Code (Forest, VA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Forest, VA (18.47%), Timberlake, VA (2.56%), Lynchburg, VA (0.62%)
Counties: Bedford County, VA (96.54%), Campbell County, VA (2.84%), Lynchburg city, VA (0.62%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 25,904
Zip code population in 2010: 20,667
Zip code population in 2000: 16,416

Houses and condos: 10,076
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,034
% of renters here:

21%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 24551: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 68.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 380 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% ($1,344)
Virginia:

0.8% ($2,322)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,372 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,302 (0.5%)

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Males: 12,575  (48.5%)
Females: 13,329  (51.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 24551:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 24551:

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

Zip code 24551 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Races in zip code 24551 (2019)
    • 18,11987.7%White
    • 1,2406.0%Black
    • 5512.7%Asian
    • 4912.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2021.0%Two or more races
    • 340.2%American Indian
    • 270.1%Some other race
    • 30.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 15,754
Rural population: 10,149

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $283,514
24551:

$283,514
Virginia:

$288,800



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in 24551 zip code as of January 24, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 24551 is 1,190 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

41.7 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Virginia:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 24551, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $76,699 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$76,699
State:

$71,192

Salary/wage: $63,600 (reported on 85.5% of returns)
Here:

$63,600
State:

$59,229
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.3% for AGIs below $25k, 73.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 50.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,800 (reported on 45.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,800
Virginia:

$1,600
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,115 (reported on 29.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,115
State:

$6,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$9,985 (reported on 22.8% of returns)
Here:

+$9,985
State:

+$16,672
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,754 (reported on 15.2% of returns)
Here:

+$11,754
State:

+$14,116
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $16,869 (reported on 13.0% of returns)
24551:

$16,869
Virginia:

$16,667
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $25k, 4.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $21,525 (reported on 0.4% of returns)
24551:

$21,525
Virginia:

$25,373

Total itemized deductions: $24,492 (19% of AGI, reported on 45.3% of returns)
Here:

$24,492
State:

$26,596

Here:

19.2% of AGI
State:

20.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.1% for AGIs below $25k, 12.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $6,446 (reported on 39.2% of returns)
Here:

$6,446
State:

$4,443
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,002 (reported on 45.2% of returns)
24551:

$8,002
State:

$9,951
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,852 (reported on 9.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,852
State:

$2,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 45.7%
Here:

46%
State:

46%
(% for various income ranges: 38.7% for AGIs below $25k, 47.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 48.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 46.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 47.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 68.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 24551, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $60,928 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$60,928
State:

$56,704

Salary/wage: $51,944 (reported on 87.0% of returns)
Here:

$51,944
State:

$48,441
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 170.9% for AGIs below $10k, 74.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 85.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,856 (reported on 54.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,856
Virginia:

$1,688
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,041 (reported on 33.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,041
State:

$4,028
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$14,487 (reported on 28.0% of returns)
Here:

+$14,487
State:

+$14,375
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,607 (reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

+$11,607
State:

+$13,342
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.5% for AGIs below $10k, 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,278 (reported on 3.8% of returns)
24551:

$3,278
Virginia:

$2,943
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $12,059 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
Here:

$12,059
Virginia:

$17,430

Total itemized deductions: $18,642 (19% of AGI, reported on 49.4% of returns)
Here:

$18,642
State:

$21,492

Here:

19.4% of AGI
State:

21.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 19.6% for AGIs below $10k, 12.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 14.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 16.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,034 (4% of AGI, reported on 45.0% of returns)
Here:

$4,034
State:

$3,794

Here:

4.1% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $9,099 (reported on 80.9% of returns)
24551:

$9,099
State:

$9,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,549 (reported on 7.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,549
State:

$1,734

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 47.5%
Here:

47%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 39.4% for AGIs below $10k, 46.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 51.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 49.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 43.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 53.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$85,734
Virginia:

$76,456
Forest, VA (24551) map Nearest zip codes: 24556, 24570, 24502, 24503, 24536, 24550.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

53.6%
Virginia:

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

2.6%
Virginia:

49.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 272
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 9,484


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 242 (236 now married, 8 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,846 (3,007 now married, 2,819 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 24551 with a mortgage: 5,070 (103 second mortgage, 577 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,563

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,570
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $397

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

5.0%
Whole state:

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

1.5%
Whole state:

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

7.5
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 24551: Poplar Forest Golf Course (A), London Downs Golf Course (B), Camp Ruthers (C), Colonial Hills Golf Course (D), Ivy Hills Golf Club (E), Red House Volunteer Fire Department (F), Campbell County Rescue Squad Number 5 (G), Forest Fire Station Company Number5 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Forest Shopping Center (1), Graves Mill Shopping Center (2), Waterlick Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 24551 include: Academy Presbyterian Church (A), Altha Grove Church (B), Bethany Church (C), Bethel Church (D), Saint Johns Church (E), Saint Pauls Church (F), Saint Stephens Church (G), Chestnut Grove Church (H), Terrace View Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Virginia Memorial Park (1), Callaway-Steptoe Cemetery (2), Grange Cemetery (3), North Cemetery (4), Norwood Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Wildwood Lake (A), Poplar Forest Lake (B), Old Elkton Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Oak Mountain Branch (A), Lick Run (B), Cobbs Creek (C), Chestnut Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1,4452014 or later
  • 6932010 to 2013
  • 1,9652000 to 2009
  • 2,0121990 to 1999
  • 2,1401980 to 1989
  • 1,5061970 to 1979
  • 2741960 to 1969
  • 2471950 to 1959
  • 961940 to 1949
  • 1451939 or earlier

Zip code 24551 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Forest, VA (24551)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Forest, VA (24551)
  • 17no bedroom
  • 301 bedroom
  • 6262 bedrooms
  • 3,4213 bedrooms
  • 2,5864 bedrooms
  • 1,0035+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Forest, VA (24551)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Forest, VA (24551)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 3961 bedroom
  • 7812 bedrooms
  • 6713 bedrooms
  • 1274 bedrooms
  • 495+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Forest, VA (24551) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Forest, VA (24551) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 65no vehicle
  • 1,4221 vehicle
  • 3,2702 vehicles
  • 1,8573 vehicles
  • 8164 vehicles
  • 2455+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Forest, VA (24551) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Forest, VA (24551) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 175no vehicle
  • 7211 vehicle
  • 8752 vehicles
  • 1653 vehicles
  • 784 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles

  • Zip code 24551 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 24551 household income distribution in 2019
  • 374Less than $10,000
  • 222$10,000 to $14,999
  • 152$15,000 to $19,999
  • 164$20,000 to $24,999
  • 340$25,000 to $29,999
  • 331$30,000 to $34,999
  • 276$35,000 to $39,999
  • 317$40,000 to $44,999
  • 291$45,000 to $49,999
  • 642$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,017$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,835$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,073$100,000 to $124,999
  • 902$125,000 to $149,999
  • 788$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,072$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 24551

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 24551
  • 25Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 21$20,000 to $24,999
  • 30$35,000 to $39,999
  • 15$40,000 to $49,999
  • 22$50,000 to $59,999
  • 15$60,000 to $69,999
  • 10$70,000 to $79,999
  • 15$80,000 to $89,999
  • 8$90,000 to $99,999
  • 221$100,000 to $124,999
  • 321$125,000 to $149,999
  • 769$150,000 to $174,999
  • 744$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,291$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,061$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,772$300,000 to $399,999
  • 863$400,000 to $499,999
  • 502$500,000 to $749,999
  • 78$750,000 to $999,999
  • 51$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 24$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 24551

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 24551
  • 23$250 to $299
  • 44$300 to $349
  • 64$400 to $449
  • 55$450 to $499
  • 180$500 to $549
  • 130$550 to $599
  • 143$600 to $649
  • 104$650 to $699
  • 63$700 to $749
  • 91$750 to $799
  • 60$800 to $899
  • 281$900 to $999
  • 450$1,000 to $1,249
  • 114$1,250 to $1,499
  • 71$1,500 to $1,999
  • 53$2,000 to $2,499
  • 45No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $980.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $287,532
  • Black or African American householders: $240,514
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $130,605
  • Asian householders: $395,633
  • Some other race householders: $150,698
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $158,333

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $283,514
24551:

$283,514
Virginia:

$288,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $205,181 - $389,218

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $333,907
Here:

$333,907
State:

$377,025

Townhouses or other attached units: $318,187
Here:

$318,187
State:

$384,010

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $70,210
Here:

$70,210
State:

$265,498

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $260,526
Here:

$260,526
State:

$344,101

Mobile homes: $299,701
Here:

$299,701
State:

$76,756
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 24551

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,233
  • One, attached: 739
  • Two: 149
  • 3 or 4: 454
  • 5 to 9: 543
  • 10 to 19: 410
  • 20 to 49: 338
  • 50 or more: 106
  • Mobile homes: 72

Unemployment: 2.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 24551

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 24551
  • 84.2%11,013Drove a car alone
  • 6.7%873Carpooled
  • 0.1%11Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%20Motorcycle
  • 0.1%17Bicycle
  • 1.1%144Walked
  • 1.1%142Other means
  • 6.6%868Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 24551

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 24551
  • 267Less than 5 minutes
  • 1,1205 to 9 minutes
  • 1,65110 to 14 minutes
  • 2,51815 to 19 minutes
  • 3,01220 to 24 minutes
  • 1,27325 to 29 minutes
  • 1,31230 to 34 minutes
  • 14435 to 39 minutes
  • 5940 to 44 minutes
  • 32445 to 59 minutes
  • 37460 to 89 minutes
  • 16090 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 34.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,904
  • Male householders: 5,371 (707 living alone), Female householders: 4,305 (1,242 living alone)
  • 6,454 spouses (6,395 opposite-sex spouses), 284 unmarried partners, (275 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,909 children (7,217 natural, 371 adopted, 328 stepchildren), 166 grandchildren, 181 brothers or sisters, 324 parents, 58 foster children, 138 other relatives, 631 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 28 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,459 2-persons, 1,491 3-persons, 1,337 4-persons, 600 5-persons, 278 6-persons, 140 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,950 1-person, 266 2-persons, 104 3-persons, 12 5-persons

4,878 married couples with children.
770 single-parent households (216 men, 554 women).

91.2% of residents of 24551 zip code speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% very well, 21% well, 12% not well, 4% not at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% very well, 8% well, 4% not well).
2.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% very well, 36% well, 14% not well, 3% not at all).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (66% very well, 13% well, 22% not well).

Foreign born population: 1,726 (6.7%)
(46.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

6.7%
Whole state:

12.7%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 11%Bangladesh
  • 11%Japan
  • 9%Thailand
  • 6%Bolivia
  • 4%Somalia
  • 4%Honduras
  • 4%Chile
Most common first ancestries reported in 24551
  • 25%American
  • 10%English
  • 8%German
  • 6%European
  • 5%Irish
  • 3%Scottish
  • 3%Scotch-Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,1732010 or later
  • 5402000 to 2009
  • 3201990 to 1999
  • 333Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BEDFORD CO - NEW LONDON ACADEMY (12400 EAST LYNCHBURG SALEM TPKE in FOREST, VA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Virginia pollutants databases) - CEDS-30290, AIR PROGRAM
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0100610
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS; ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Business NAICS classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS.
    Organizations: BEDFORD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
    Alternative names: BEDFORD CO.SCHOOL BD.,NEW LOND, NEW LOUDON ACADEMY
  • BEDFORD CO - JEFFERSON FOREST HIGH (ROUTE 221 in FOREST, VA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Virginia pollutants databases) - CEDS-30262, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC and NAICS classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Alternative names: JEFFERSON FOREST HIGH SCHOOL
  • BUFFALO AIR HANDLING - FOREST (12740 LYNCHBURG SALEM TURNPIKE in FOREST, VA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Virginia pollutants databases) - CEDS-31051, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: SHEET METALWORK
    Business NAICS classification: SHEET METAL WORK MANUFACTURING.
  • ANDREW CORP (140 VISTA CENTRE DR in FOREST, VA)
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING AND COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT
    Alternative names: GRAYSON WIRELESS

Zip code 24551 marital status for males
Zip code 24551 marital status for females

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 89.5%Electricity
  • 4.3%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 12,905. Population change in the 1990s: +3,511 (+27.2%).

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

  • This state: 13,740
  • Northeast: 2,977
  • Midwest: 1,798
  • South: 4,179
  • West: 953

57% of the 24551 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Virginia.

89% of the 24551 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Forest, VA (24551)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 570
Here:

20.0%
Virginia:

10.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 435
Here:

23.8%
Virginia:

10.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 509
Here:

36.1%
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 ($)
  • 114,845Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 95,051Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 93,399Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 76,782Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 72,609Management occupations
  • 64,495Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (FOREST, VA):

  • INNOVATIVE WIRELESS TECHNOLOGI (1047 VISTA PARK DR STE A; small business) : $4,566,751 in 14 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Defense Electronics and Communication Equipment -- Basic Research (R&D), Other Defense -- Management and Support (R&D), Other Medical -- Basic Research (R&D), Mathematical and Computer Sciences -- Engineering Development (R&D), and more by Army, National Institute of Standards and Technology, NASA
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $69,896; 2003: $609,141; 2004: $685,236; 2005: $1,191,325; 2006: $2,011,153.

    Biggest contracts:
    $2,011,153 with Army for Defense Electronics and Communication Equipment -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2006-05-15. Completion date: 2007-09-04.
    $500,000, same as above. Signed on 2005-11-14. Completion date: 2005-11-20.
    $489,261, same as above. Signed on 2003-11-13. Completion date: 2005-11-20.
    $372,401 with Army for Other Defense -- Management and Support (R&D). Signed on 2004-12-01. Completion date: 2006-12-15.
  • FMR-INC (752 ALUM SPRINGS ROAD; small business) : $72,585 in 2 contracts from 2003 to 2004
    $40,725 with Navy for Radio and Television Communication Equipment, Except Airborne. Signed on 2004-04-01. Completion date: 2004-04-08.
    $31,860, same as above. Signed on 2003-08-23. Completion date: 2003-09-05.
  • M/A-COM, INC (12860 E LYNCHBURG SALEM T; small business)
    $59,245 with Navy for Radio and Television Communication Equipment, Except Airborne. Signed on 2006-04-18. Completion date: 2006-09-18.
  • DETECTION MONITORING TECHNOLOG (5106 WATERLICK RD; small business)
    $59,116 with Navy for Miscellaneous Items. Signed on 2005-05-23. Completion date: 2005-10-28.
  • ATCO PRODUCTS, INC (1002 PERFORMANCE ROAD; small business)
    $6,708 with Defense Logistics Agency for O-Ring. Taking place in PA. Signed on 2004-10-06. Completion date: 2004-12-06.
  • TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS SERVICE (110 VISTA CENTRE DRIVE; small business)
    $4,890 with Army for Advertising Services. Signed on 2004-09-02. Completion date: 2004-09-30.

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

  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (250-499 employees: 1 establishment, 100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Telemarketing Bureaus (250-499: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 7)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Office Administrative Services (100-249: 1, 20-49: 2)
  • Construction: Commercial and Institutional Building Construction (100-249: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Direct Mail Advertising (100-249: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Other Building Equipment Contractors (100-249: 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

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 22 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED146$183,226289$211,9891,192$196,37062$97,1306$519,51334$147,1753$110,080
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$150,24017$167,99079$200,3852$301,3550$02$176,6251$117,180
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$167,16727$249,112221$211,04019$81,6680$020$159,1332$171,015
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$294,12017$194,624133$192,4096$156,0930$013$138,5650$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$215,4615$251,41657$214,0891$173,7700$08$195,9080$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED48$241,10840$222,3650$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$192,50811$259,4330$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$174,94413$264,5912$138,660
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$212,6629$191,9700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$358,9600$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 24551
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 24551 - Value

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 fires per year is 54. The highest number of fire incidents - 95 took place in 2010, and the least - 26 in 2017. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 24551 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (48.4%), and Outside Fires (34.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 24551
    • 44348.4%Structure Fires
    • 31934.9%Outside Fires
    • 12113.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 323.5%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 24551, Virginia

Most common first names in zip code 24551 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6472.9 years
John5974.0 years
Mary4679.8 years
Robert4471.4 years
James4269.2 years
Dorothy2780.5 years
Charles2675.5 years
Thomas2272.5 years
George2072.2 years
Helen1878.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 24551 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown2779.0 years
Smith2177.8 years
White2082.0 years
Witt1970.3 years
Anderson1873.1 years
Johnson1774.9 years
Overstreet1679.3 years
Wilson1671.8 years
Jones1570.1 years
Wright1580.7 years
Businesses in zip code 24551
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike1
Burger King1Nissan1
CVS1Quiznos1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Kroger1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1U.S. Cellular1
Mazda1UPS5
McDonald's2Walgreens1
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