Demographics

People

Total Population1,210
Male Share of the Population54.8%
Female Share of the Population45.2%
Senior Citizens21%
Employed Population 16+511
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married43.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher52.8%
Median Earnings25+$41,546
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,833
% Above Poverty Level89.9%
% Below Poverty Level10.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone38.6%
Median Gross Rent$638
Median House Value$139,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.9%
English16%
German9.2%
Irish9.1%
Scottish5.7%
Welsh2.7%
African1.7%
Italian1.3%
French Except Basque1.2%
Norwegian0.8%
Swiss0.7%
Polish0.5%
Greek0.4%
Haitian0.3%
Russian0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
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Chatham Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyPittsylvania County
Standard Zip Codes24531
Phone Area Codes434
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.81
Approximate Longitude-79.39

Chatham Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCHATHAM
Distance1.2 miles
Jan Temp23 to 46 F
Apr Temp39 to 69 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp40 to 70 F
Annual Precip45.2 inches
StationROCKY MOUNT
Distance29.8 miles
Jan Temp26 to 45 F
Apr Temp42 to 68 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip46.6 inches
StationPHILPOTT DAM 2
Distance35.3 miles
Jan Temp26 to 46 F
Apr Temp42 to 68 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 70 F
Annual Precip50.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Altavista3,442$40,052
Danville41,512$45,155
Gretna1,310$47,500
Hurt1,478$48,580

Chatham Public Libraries

Pittsylvania County Public Library
24 MILITARY DRIVE
Chatham, Virginia
(434) 432-3271

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Chatham Public Schools

Chatham Elem
245 Chatham Elementary Lane
ZIP: 24531
(434) 432-6461
Primary
Total Enrollment 265
Chatham High
100 Cavalier Cir
ZIP: 24531
(434) 432-8305
High
Total Enrollment 666
Chatham Middle
11650 Us Highway 29 North
ZIP: 24531
(434) 432-2169
Middle
Total Enrollment 501
Pittsylvania Voc.-tech. Ctr.
11700 Us Highway 29
ZIP: 24531
(434) 432-9416
Union Hall Elem
100 Union Hall Cir
ZIP: 24531
(434) 724-7010
Primary
Total Enrollment 256

Chatham Private Schools

Chatham Hall
800 Chatham Hall Cir
ZIP: 24531
Secondary
Total Enrollment 140
Hargrave Military Academy
200 Military Dr
ZIP: 24531
Secondary
Total Enrollment 214
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