Thaxton, VA 24174 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24174: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Thaxton, VA 24174

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 35
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,004
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Bedford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.332, Longitude -79.689
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Thaxton, VA 24174 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,472
Daytime Population: Workers 80
Daytime Population: Residents 1,408
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,488
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 2,470
Population in Familes 2,020
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 100
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $46,874
Average Household Income $57,253
Per Capita Income $23,436


Total Housing Units 1,147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 810 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 201 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 136 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $141,353
Average Home Value $177,654


Total Households 1,011
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 690
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 0.76% 0.96%
Households 0.7% 0.91%
Families 0.53% 0.8%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Thaxton, VA 24174 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24174 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 # 472 46th
Population Density # 385 56th
Diversity Index # 768 12th
Median Household Income # 529 39th
Per Capita Income # 550 37th

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