Lexington, VA 24450 ZIP Code Profile

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Lexington, VA | West Lexington, VA

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ZIP Code 24450: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lexington, VA 24450

Not Acceptable, USPS
East Lexington, VA 24450
West Lexington, VA 24450

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 820
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,158
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 634
  • County: Lexington City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.78, Longitude -79.445
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24450 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Lexington City, Rockbridge).

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Lexington, VA 24450 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,486
Population in Households 14,630
Population in Familes 10,710
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,856
Population Density1 83
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 6,710
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 3,921
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,824 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,228 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,482 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,114 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $242,500
Average Home Value $287,636


Median Household Income $43,657
Average Household Income $61,984
Per Capita Income $25,236
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.46%
Households 0.54% 0.59%
Families 0.41% 0.46%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.

Lexington, VA 24450 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24450 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 # 176 80th
Population Density1 # 433 51st
Diversity Index2 # 598 32nd
Median Household Income # 565 35th
Per Capita Income # 449 49th

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