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, 2017)


Total Population 415
Daytime Population: Workers 131
Daytime Population: Residents 251
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 382
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 415
Population in Familes 331
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $46,717
Average Household Income $59,821
Per Capita Income $29,406


Total Housing Units 405 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 172 (42.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 ( 7.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 201 (49.6%)
Median Home Value $178,205
Average Home Value $202,180


Total Households 204
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 132
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.36% -0.59%
Households -0.27% -0.6%
Families -0.51% -0.61%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

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

The table below compares 24458 to the other 870 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 757 13th
Population Density # 850 2nd
Diversity Index # 838 4th
Median Household Income # 534 39th
Per Capita Income # 317 64th

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