Lynchburg, VA 24502 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24502: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lynchburg, VA 24502

Acceptable Alternative
Timberlake, VA 24502

Not Acceptable, USPS
Fort Hill, VA 24502

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,661
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,135
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,263
  • County: Lynchburg City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.36, Longitude -79.219
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24502 has segments in 3 Counties / Independent Cities (Bedford, Campbell, Lynchburg City).

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Lynchburg, VA 24502 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 47,911
Population in Households 41,489
Population in Familes 30,092
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,422
Population Density1 1,461
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 18,108
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 10,510
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,864 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,761 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,347 (42.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,756 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $169,473
Average Home Value $179,354


Median Household Income $41,503
Average Household Income $53,254
Per Capita Income $22,285
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.95% 0.91%
Households 1.11% 1.06%
Families 0.94% 0.93%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lynchburg, VA 24502 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24502 to the other 856 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 24 97th
Population Density1 # 143 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 375 56th
Median Household Income # 567 34th
Per Capita Income # 564 34th

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