Forest, VA 24551 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24551: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Forest, VA 24551

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 829
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,932
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 392
  • County: Bedford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.355, Longitude -79.283
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24551 has segments in 3 Counties / Independent Cities (Bedford, Campbell, Lynchburg City).


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Forest, VA 24551 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 24,051
Daytime Population: Workers 8,033
Daytime Population: Residents 12,105
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,138
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 24,031
Population in Familes 20,951
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 301
Diversity Index3 27
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $73,521
Average Household Income $87,032
Per Capita Income $32,923

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,777 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,385 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,706 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 686 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $239,750
Average Home Value $283,290
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,091
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 6,786
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.81% 1.59%
Households 1.74% 1.56%
Families 1.61% 1.48%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Forest, VA 24551 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24551 to the other 870 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 141 84th
Population Density # 238 73rd
Diversity Index # 576 34th
Median Household Income # 180 79th
Per Capita Income # 231 74th

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