Roanoke, VA 24018 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24018: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Roanoke, VA 24018

Acceptable Alternative
Cave Spring, VA 24018

Not Acceptable, USPS
Poages Mill, VA 24018

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,731
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,021
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,319
  • County: Roanoke County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.226, Longitude -80.027
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24018 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Roanoke, Roanoke City).

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Roanoke, VA 24018 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 38,014
Population in Households 37,949
Population in Familes 30,810
Population in Group Qrtrs 65
Population Density1 921
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 16,334
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 10,650
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,382 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,726 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,608 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,048 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $233,120
Average Home Value $279,597


Median Household Income $64,757
Average Household Income $87,938
Per Capita Income $37,840
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.63%
Households 0.53% 0.57%
Families 0.41% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.

Roanoke, VA 24018 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24018 to the other 873 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 51 94th
Population Density1 # 165 81st
Diversity Index2 # 556 36th
Median Household Income # 225 74th
Per Capita Income # 143 84th

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