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, 2016)


Total Population 8,845
Population in Households 8,410
Population in Familes 6,812
Population in Group Qrtrs 435
Population Density1 156
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 3,454
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,316
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,958 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,343 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,111 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 504 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $130,257
Average Home Value $165,194


Median Household Income $37,228
Average Household Income $49,520
Per Capita Income $20,108
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% -0.03%
Households -0.02% -0.05%
Families -0.14% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

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

The table below compares 24416 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 # 263 70th
Population Density1 # 303 65th
Diversity Index2 # 639 27th
Median Household Income # 713 18th
Per Capita Income # 713 18th

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