Appalachia, VA 24216 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24216: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Appalachia, VA 24216

Acceptable Alternative
Exeter, VA 24216
Stonega, VA 24216

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 59
  • Single Family Addresses: 967
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 36
  • County: Wise County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.906, Longitude -82.783
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Appalachia, VA 24216 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,411
Population in Households 3,411
Population in Familes 2,755
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 42
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 1,427
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 932
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,655 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 915 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 512 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 228 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $49,945
Average Home Value $64,317


Median Household Income $28,357
Average Household Income $38,657
Per Capita Income $16,172
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.14% 0.38%
Households 1.07% 0.31%
Families 0.92% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.

Appalachia, VA 24216 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24216 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 # 428 51st
Population Density1 # 626 28th
Diversity Index2 # 777 11th
Median Household Income # 840 4th
Per Capita Income # 827 5th

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