Elliston, VA 24087 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24087: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elliston, VA 24087

Acceptable Alternative
Ironto, VA 24087
Lafayette, VA 24087

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 53
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,469
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Montgomery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.197, Longitude -80.221
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24087 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Montgomery, Roanoke).

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Elliston, VA 24087 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,979
Population in Households 3,965
Population in Familes 3,234
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 84
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 1,576
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,103
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,725 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,234 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 342 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $142,059
Average Home Value $193,801


Median Household Income $46,088
Average Household Income $56,561
Per Capita Income $22,515
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.04% 0.91%
Households 1.04% 0.91%
Families 0.91% 0.82%
Median Household Income   -1.7%
Per Capita Income   0.53%
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.

Elliston, VA 24087 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24087 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 # 391 55th
Population Density1 # 432 51st
Diversity Index2 # 668 24th
Median Household Income # 509 42nd
Per Capita Income # 560 36th

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