Mc Dowell, VA 24458 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24458: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mc Dowell, VA 24458

Not Acceptable, USPS
McDowell, VA 24458

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 20
  • Single Family Addresses: 138
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Highland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.302, Longitude -79.524
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mc Dowell, VA 24458 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 486
Population in Households 486
Population in Familes 389
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 235
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 154
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 415 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 200 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 ( 8.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 180 (43.4%)
Median Home Value $182,955
Average Home Value $219,625


Median Household Income $44,681
Average Household Income $57,770
Per Capita Income $27,934
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.37%
Households 0.56% 0.59%
Families 0.42% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.

Mc Dowell, VA 24458 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24458 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 # 751 14th
Population Density1 # 850 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 836 4th
Median Household Income # 547 37th
Per Capita Income # 341 61st

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