Bassett, VA 24055 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24055: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bassett, VA 24055

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bassett Forks, VA 24055
Oaklevel, VA 24055
Philpott, VA 24055
Sanville, VA 24055

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 237
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,329
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Henry County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.752, Longitude -79.988
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24055 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Franklin, Henry).

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Bassett, VA 24055 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,027
Population in Households 13,943
Population in Familes 11,457
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density1 165
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 6,013
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 4,082
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,903 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,452 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,561 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 890 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $92,664
Average Home Value $122,366


Median Household Income $31,064
Average Household Income $42,958
Per Capita Income $18,480
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% -0.21%
Households 0.36% -0.07%
Families 0.24% -0.14%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.

Bassett, VA 24055 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24055 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 # 209 76th
Population Density1 # 293 67th
Diversity Index2 # 413 53rd
Median Household Income # 815 7th
Per Capita Income # 778 11th

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