Check, VA 24072 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24072: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Check, VA 24072

Acceptable Alternative
Simpsons, VA 24072

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 14
  • Single Family Addresses: 558
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Floyd County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.036, Longitude -80.241
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Check, VA 24072 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,194
Daytime Population: Workers 40
Daytime Population: Residents 595
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 635
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.53
Population in Households 1,194
Population in Familes 966
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 41
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $42,130
Average Household Income $52,866
Per Capita Income $21,120


Total Housing Units 564 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 386 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $145,299
Average Home Value $194,948


Total Households 477
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 319
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 0.03% 0.15%
Households -0.03% 0.13%
Families -0.17% 0.06%
Median Household Income   0.62%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Check, VA 24072 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24072 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 # 616 29th
Population Density # 619 29th
Diversity Index # 795 9th
Median Household Income # 630 28th
Per Capita Income # 687 21st

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