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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,709
  • PO Box Addresses: 236
  • Residential Addresses: 18,358
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,430
    • Single Family Addresses: 16,928

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Lynchburg, VA 24502 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 48,768
Daytime Population: Workers 22,486
Daytime Population: Residents 26,763
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 49,249
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 41,971
Population in Familes 30,835
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,797
Population Density2 1,667
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $46,700
Average Household Income $58,471
Per Capita Income $22,769


Total Housing Units 19,510 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,055 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,863 (40.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,592 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $161,422
Average Home Value $179,610


Total Households 17,918
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 10,577
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.26% 0.97%
Households 1.21% 1.05%
Families 1.04% 0.92%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Lynchburg, VA 24502 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24502 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 # 28 97th
Population Density # 139 84th
Diversity Index # 390 55th
Median Household Income # 535 39th
Per Capita Income # 586 33rd

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