Big Island (zip 24526), Virginia 

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Population

1,362

-16.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Median Income

$58,839

Median Home Price

$152,400

Median Age

54.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.3 / 6.0

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Big Island (zip 24526), Virginia

Small city - West-central Virginia along James River, 50 miles east of Roanoke. September, May and June are the most pleasant months in the 24526 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Big Island (zip 24526)
Cost of Living: -11.5% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 648 ft above sea level
Big Island, VA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Historic interest
Cost of living
Low crime rates
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Air service
Arts & culture


What Bert Has To Say About Lynchburg Metro Area

Lynchburg is a small Virginia city with an Old South feel and views of the Blue Ridge and Appalachian mountains. Downtown is a mix of old and new, and the city is known for the historic districts of refined homes on the surrounding hilltops. Five of these districts are included in the National Register of Historic Districts. Additionally, five small colleges give a minor college-town feel. The area has a few good museums and modest entertainment assets. Mountains to the west and Smith Mountain Lake to the south offer above average outdoor recreation.


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Big Island (zip 24526) is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Big Island (zip 24526) jobs have increased by 2.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Big Island (zip 24526)'s cost of living is 11.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Big Island (zip 24526)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in the 24526 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Bedford county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 73.1% to 25.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Big Island (zip 24526)'s population is 1,362 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 16.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Big Island (zip 24526) is Real Estate: $152,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.5%.

SCHOOLS
Big Island (zip 24526) public schools spend $9,937 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Big Island (zip 24526). More Education



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Housing Market in Big Island

It's a good time to buy in Big Island. Home Appreciation is up 18.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Big Island is $152,400.
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