Buena Vista, VA 24416 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24416: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buena Vista, VA 24416

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 241
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,392
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 197
  • County: Buena Vista City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.73, Longitude -79.351
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24416 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Buena Vista City, Rockbridge).

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Buena Vista, VA 24416 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,800
Daytime Population: Workers 2,731
Daytime Population: Residents 4,583
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,314
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 8,330
Population in Familes 6,728
Population in Group Qrtrs 470
Population Density2 150
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $38,141
Average Household Income $50,384
Per Capita Income $20,400


Total Housing Units 3,914 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,278 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,139 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 497 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $132,899
Average Home Value $164,421


Total Households 3,417
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 2,283
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 0.1% -0.04%
Households -0.07% -0.08%
Families -0.22% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Buena Vista, VA 24416 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24416 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 # 266 70th
Population Density # 301 66th
Diversity Index # 645 26th
Median Household Income # 719 17th
Per Capita Income # 721 17th

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