Galax, VA 24333 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24333: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Galax, VA 24333

Not Acceptable, USPS
Dalhart, VA 24333
Meadowcreek, VA 24333

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 672
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,529
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 243
  • County: Galax City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.661, Longitude -80.924
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24333 has segments in 3 Counties / Independent Cities (Carroll, Galax City, Grayson).

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Galax, VA 24333 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,308
Population in Households 17,926
Population in Familes 14,507
Population in Group Qrtrs 382
Population Density1 127
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 7,681
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 5,089
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,438 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,243 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,452 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $99,051
Average Home Value $136,847


Median Household Income $32,303
Average Household Income $42,860
Per Capita Income $18,309
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.0%
Households 0.02% -0.05%
Families -0.11% -0.14%
Median Household Income   0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.21%
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.

Galax, VA 24333 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24333 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 # 172 80th
Population Density1 # 331 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 519 40th
Median Household Income # 799 9th
Per Capita Income # 785 10th

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