Head Waters, VA 24442 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 24442: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Head Waters, VA 24442

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • Single Family Addresses: 45
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Highland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.3, Longitude -79.426
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

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Head Waters, VA 24442 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 155
Population in Households 155
Population in Familes 124
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 72
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 183 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (33.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 ( 6.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 111 (60.7%)
Median Home Value $203,571
Average Home Value $291,393


Median Household Income $39,638
Average Household Income $53,184
Per Capita Income $24,705
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.84% -0.52%
Households -0.52% -0.28%
Families -0.4% -0.43%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.


Head Waters, VA 24442 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24442 to the other 856 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 801 7th
Population Density1 # 846 1st
Diversity Index2 # 820 4th
Median Household Income # 613 29th
Per Capita Income # 462 46th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.