Big Stone Gap, VA 24219 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24219: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 294
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,686
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 38
  • County: Wise County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.87, Longitude -82.774
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24219 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Lee, Wise).

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Big Stone Gap, VA 24219 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,122
Daytime Population: Workers 6,249
Daytime Population: Residents 7,244
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,493
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 9,872
Population in Familes 8,111
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,250
Population Density2 153
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $37,268
Average Household Income $54,272
Per Capita Income $21,418


Total Housing Units 4,849 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,789 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,354 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 706 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $102,750
Average Home Value $129,984


Total Households 4,143
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 2,794
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 -0.68% -0.74%
Households -0.64% -0.77%
Families -0.77% -0.87%
Median Household Income   3.69%
Per Capita Income   3.44%

Big Stone Gap, VA 24219 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24219 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 # 233 73rd
Population Density # 298 66th
Diversity Index # 592 32nd
Median Household Income # 739 15th
Per Capita Income # 675 23rd

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