Pound, VA 24279 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24279: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pound, VA 24279

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 98
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,157
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 22
  • County: Wise County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.939, Longitude -82.595
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pound, VA 24279 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,408
Daytime Population: Workers 872
Daytime Population: Residents 3,219
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,091
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 4,650
Population in Familes 3,984
Population in Group Qrtrs 758
Population Density2 71
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $40,446
Average Household Income $50,211
Per Capita Income $17,471


Total Housing Units 2,181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,448 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 428 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 305 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $88,289
Average Home Value $123,222


Total Households 1,876
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,361
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 0.02% -0.29%
Households 0.18% -0.3%
Families 0.03% -0.4%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

Pound, VA 24279 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24279 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 # 346 60th
Population Density # 467 46th
Diversity Index # 605 31st
Median Household Income # 669 23rd
Per Capita Income # 813 7th

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