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Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,269
Zip code population in 2010: 1,389
Zip code population in 2000: 1,622

Houses and condos: 652
Renter-occupied apartments: 53
% of renters here:

11%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 24579: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 32.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 39 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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

0.8% ($1,043)
Virginia:

0.8% ($2,322)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,002 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,082 (0.7%)

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Males: 634  (50.0%)
Females: 635  (50.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 24579:

  • High school or higher: 75.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 24579:

  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

Zip code 24579 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 24579 (2019)
    • 1,33396.0%White
    • 181.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 141.0%American Indian
    • 120.9%Black
    • 90.6%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Asian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $138,882
24579:

$138,882
Virginia:

$288,800



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in 24579 zip code as of December 01, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 24579 is 348 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.1 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Virginia:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 24579, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $36,202 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,202
State:

$71,192

Salary/wage: $31,480 (reported on 91.8% of returns)
Here:

$31,480
State:

$59,229
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.9% for AGIs below $25k, 87.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 65.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $656 (reported on 26.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$656
Virginia:

$1,600
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Ordinary dividends: $860 (reported on 8.2% of returns)
Here:

$860
State:

$6,959

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$867 (reported on 4.9% of returns)
Here:

+$867
State:

+$16,672

Profit/loss from business: +$5,380 (reported on 8.2% of returns)
Here:

+$5,380
State:

+$14,116

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,860 (reported on 8.2% of returns)
24579:

$10,860
Virginia:

$16,667

Total itemized deductions: $16,036 (26% of AGI, reported on 18.0% of returns)
Here:

$16,036
State:

$26,596

Here:

26.1% of AGI
State:

20.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 23.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions: $5,550 (reported on 9.8% of returns)
Here:

$5,550
State:

$4,443

Taxes paid: $4,173 (reported on 18.0% of returns)
24579:

$4,173
State:

$9,951
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $2,169 (reported on 26.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,169
State:

$2,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 47.5%
Here:

48%
State:

46%
(% for various income ranges: 44.4% for AGIs below $25k, 45.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 50.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 100.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 24579, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $31,705 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$31,705
State:

$56,704

Salary/wage: $28,659 (reported on 89.0% of returns)
Here:

$28,659
State:

$48,441
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 89.3% for AGIs below $10k, 83.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 85.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 80.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,016 (reported on 29.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,016
Virginia:

$1,688
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,032 (reported on 9.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,032
State:

$4,028
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,633 (reported on 7.5% of returns)
Here:

+$4,633
State:

+$14,375
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,400 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

+$10,400
State:

+$13,342

Total itemized deductions: $12,854 (22% of AGI, reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

$12,854
State:

$21,492

Here:

21.9% of AGI
State:

21.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,675 (5% of AGI, reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,675
State:

$3,794

Here:

4.5% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,301 (reported on 75.0% of returns)
24579:

$3,301
State:

$9,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,698 (reported on 19.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,698
State:

$1,734

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 50.7%
Here:

51%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 40.9% for AGIs below $10k, 47.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 56.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 50.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 66.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$47,909
Virginia:

$76,456
24579 map Nearest zip codes: 24555, 24578, 24526, 24066, 24450, 24416.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.0%
Virginia:

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

11.9%
Virginia:

49.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 41
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 429


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 292 (127 now married, 165 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 24579 with a mortgage: 205 (4 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 213

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $896
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $337

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

15.4%
Whole state:

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

10.5%
Whole state:

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

5.4
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

7.0
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 24579: Marble Spring Shelter (A), Natural Bridge Camp for Boys (B), Glenwood Furnace (C), Smith Tract Campground (D), Locher Tract Picnic Area (E), Thunder Ridge Overlook (F), Cave Mountain Recreation Area (G), Hopper Creek Group Camp (H), Glenwood Ranger Station (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 24579 include: Cave Mountain Church (A), Faith Church (B), Glenwood Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemetery: Tolley Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Reservoir: Cave Mountain Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Hellgate Creek (A), Elk Creek (B), Crawford Creek (C), Cedar Creek (D), Hopper Creek (E), Big Hollow Branch (F), Big Hellgate Creek (G), Belfast Creek (H), Back Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 152010 to 2013
  • 752000 to 2009
  • 991990 to 1999
  • 271980 to 1989
  • 501970 to 1979
  • 821960 to 1969
  • 851950 to 1959
  • 641940 to 1949
  • 1401939 or earlier

Zip code 24579 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 24579
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 24579
  • 9no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1152 bedrooms
  • 2243 bedrooms
  • 194 bedrooms
  • 515+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 24579
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 24579
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 92 bedrooms
  • 193 bedrooms
  • 254 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 24579 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 24579 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 1151 vehicle
  • 1102 vehicles
  • 1193 vehicles
  • 684 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 24579 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 24579 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 151 vehicle
  • 192 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles

  • Zip code 24579 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 24579 household income distribution in 2019
  • 23Less than $10,000
  • 24$15,000 to $19,999
  • 23$20,000 to $24,999
  • 53$25,000 to $29,999
  • 31$30,000 to $34,999
  • 25$35,000 to $39,999
  • 32$40,000 to $44,999
  • 33$45,000 to $49,999
  • 27$50,000 to $59,999
  • 53$60,000 to $74,999
  • 73$75,000 to $99,999
  • 50$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 24579

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 24579
  • 8Less than $10,000
  • 6$40,000 to $49,999
  • 23$50,000 to $59,999
  • 14$60,000 to $69,999
  • 34$70,000 to $79,999
  • 25$80,000 to $89,999
  • 16$90,000 to $99,999
  • 47$100,000 to $124,999
  • 69$125,000 to $149,999
  • 44$150,000 to $174,999
  • 37$175,000 to $199,999
  • 19$200,000 to $249,999
  • 19$250,000 to $299,999
  • 6$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 24579

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 24579
  • 14$900 to $999
  • 20$1,000 to $1,249
  • 18No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,318.

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

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $185,087
  • Black or African American householders: $146,051
  • Asian householders: $225,716
  • Two or more races householders: $119,496
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $199,161

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $138,882
24579:

$138,882
Virginia:

$288,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $90,257 - $174,646
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 24579

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 508
  • One, attached: 18
  • Two: 7
  • 3 or 4: 23
  • Mobile homes: 89

Unemployment: 7.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 24579

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 24579
  • 73.4%362Drove a car alone
  • 21.7%107Carpooled
  • 2.2%11Motorcycle
  • 1.2%6Walked
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 24579

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 24579
  • 6Less than 5 minutes
  • 455 to 9 minutes
  • 3110 to 14 minutes
  • 4415 to 19 minutes
  • 6120 to 24 minutes
  • 5025 to 29 minutes
  • 10430 to 34 minutes
  • 6845 to 59 minutes
  • 4060 to 89 minutes
  • 3690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 45.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,269
  • Male householders: 280 (53 living alone), Female householders: 191 (88 living alone)
  • 204 spouses (204 opposite-sex spouses), 44 unmarried partners, (44 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 324 children (319 natural, 4 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 119 grandchildren, 15 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 9 foster children, 11 other relatives, 47 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 33 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 145 2-persons, 38 3-persons, 48 4-persons, 29 5-persons, 22 6-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 141 1-person, 31 3-persons

97 married couples with children.
38 single-parent households (38 men).

99.3% of residents of 24579 zip code speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 3 (0.3%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.3%
Whole state:

12.7%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 100%Romania
Most common first ancestries reported in 24579
  • 73%American
  • 9%German
  • 5%English
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
  • 1%European
  • 1%Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 32010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 0Before 1990

Zip code 24579 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • DES CHAMPS LABORATORIES INC (RT 130 DOUGLAS WAY in NATURAL BRIDGE STATION, VA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Virginia pollutants databases) - CEDS-81319, AIR PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: SHEET METALWORK
    Business NAICS classification: SHEET METAL WORK MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • EDM INC (100 DOUGLAS WAY in NATURAL BRIDGE STATION, VA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Virginia pollutants databases) - CEDS-81293, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL FANS AND BLOWERS AND AIR PURIFICATION EQUIPMENT
    Business NAICS classification: INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL FAN AND BLOWER MANUFACTURING.

Zip code 24579 marital status for males
Zip code 24579 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 39.5%Electricity
  • 31.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.1%Wood
  • 10.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%Coal or coke
  • 1.7%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 1,419. Population change in the 1990s: +203 (+14.3%).

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

  • This state: 1,132
  • Northeast: 10
  • South: 110
  • West: 10

66% of the 24579 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Virginia.

93% of the 24579 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in 24579

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 15
Here:

14.9%
Virginia:

10.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 63
Here:

35.5%
Virginia:

10.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 19
Here:

24.4%
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 ($)
  • 41,004Production occupations
  • 32,752Construction and extraction occupations
  • 29,022Office and administrative support occupations
  • 21,445Sales and related occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • POWER SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL, I (860 DOUGLAS WAY in NATURAL BRIDGE, VA) : $9,847,264 in 60 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    Contracts for Generators and Generators Sets, Electrical, Trailers, Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Components, Miscellaneous Items, and more by Navy, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $193,443; 2002: $0; 2003: $1,790,218; 2004: $6,606,416; 2005: $984,908; 2006: $272,279.

    Biggest contracts:
    $5,989,508 with Navy for Generators and Generators Sets, Electrical. Signed on 2004-07-21. Completion date: 2006-08-25.
    $781,221, same as above. Signed on 2003-04-28. Completion date: 2003-09-27.
    $661,745 with Navy for Trailers. Taking place in MD. Signed on 2003-12-02. Completion date: 2004-01-15.
    $499,900 with Navy for Generators and Generators Sets, Electrical. Signed on 2005-04-13. Completion date: 2006-06-25.
  • DES CHAMPS LABORATORIES, INCOR (45 NATURAL BRIDGE SCHOOL R in NATURAL BRIDGE, VA; small business) : $333,700 in 2 contracts in 2004
    $166,850 with Army for Heat Exchangers and Steam Condensers. Signed on 2004-03-25. Completion date: 2004-08-31.
    $166,850 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Heat Exchangers and Steam Condensers. Signed on 2004-03-25. Completion date: 2004-08-31.
  • LOUGHHEAD BUILDING & SUPPLY CO (1467 WERTFAUKNER HWY in NATURAL BRIDGE STATI, VA; small business)
    23 employees, $0 revenue. Woman Owned Business
    $3,000 with Forest Service (disused code: now 12C2) for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Administrative Facilities and Service Buildings. Signed on 2001-09-15. Completion date: 2001-10-15.

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

  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (20-49 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Campgrounds (10-19: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Janitorial Services (5-9: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Solid Waste Landfill (5-9: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Veterinary Services (5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (5-9: 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 2000:

  • 60 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of fires - 25 took place in 2009, and the least - 1 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 24579 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.7%), and Outside Fires (30.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 24579
    • 7750.7%Structure Fires
    • 4630.3%Outside Fires
    • 1912.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 106.6%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 24579, Virginia

Most common first names in zip code 24579 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1571.8 years
Robert1470.2 years
James1265.8 years
Charles1166.8 years
William976.3 years
Elizabeth879.4 years
Frances868.0 years
Mary774.4 years
Ruth775.6 years
Ethel778.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 24579 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Austin2673.5 years
Johnson2066.5 years
Watkins1269.3 years
Hill1171.1 years
Powell1168.7 years
Mcdaniel1174.3 years
Thompson976.5 years
Shafer976.5 years
Campbell974.0 years
Hickman881.2 years
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