Rocky Mount, VA 24151 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24151: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rocky Mount, VA 24151

Not Acceptable, USPS
Franklin Heights, VA 24151

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 818
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,807
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 149
  • County: Franklin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37, Longitude -79.896
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rocky Mount, VA 24151 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,743
Population in Households 20,270
Population in Familes 16,371
Population in Group Qrtrs 473
Population Density1 120
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 8,374
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 5,593
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,442 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,832 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,542 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,068 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $138,947
Average Home Value $162,414


Median Household Income $40,896
Average Household Income $53,343
Per Capita Income $22,256
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.16%
Households 0.07% 0.07%
Families -0.07% -0.03%
Median Household Income   -0.63%
Per Capita Income   0.52%
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.

Rocky Mount, VA 24151 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24151 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 # 150 83rd
Population Density1 # 346 60th
Diversity Index2 # 444 49th
Median Household Income # 627 28th
Per Capita Income # 585 33rd

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