Fort Defiance, VA 24437 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24437: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Defiance, VA 24437

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • Single Family Addresses: 329
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Augusta County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.218, Longitude -78.945
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fort Defiance, VA 24437 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 981
Population in Households 981
Population in Familes 866
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 79
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 384
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 300
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 414 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 323 (78.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $245,175
Average Home Value $350,851


Median Household Income $53,014
Average Household Income $65,762
Per Capita Income $25,742
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 0.9%
Households 0.86% 0.92%
Families 0.77% 0.79%
Median Household Income   -1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.29%
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.

Fort Defiance, VA 24437 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24437 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 # 657 25th
Population Density1 # 441 50th
Diversity Index2 # 743 15th
Median Household Income # 386 56th
Per Capita Income # 428 51st

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