Buffalo Junction, VA 24529 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24529: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Buffalo Junction, VA 24529

Acceptable Alternative
Buffalo Jct, VA 24529

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • Single Family Addresses: 762
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Mecklenburg County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.598, Longitude -78.62
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24529 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Halifax, Mecklenburg).

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Buffalo Junction, VA 24529 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,800
Population in Households 1,781
Population in Familes 1,476
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 791
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 535
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,043 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 556 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 235 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 252 (24.2%)
Median Home Value $155,729
Average Home Value $208,723


Median Household Income $37,317
Average Household Income $48,845
Per Capita Income $21,635
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.02%
Households 0.29% 0.13%
Families 0.18% 0.11%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Buffalo Junction, VA 24529 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24529 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 # 552 37th
Population Density1 # 590 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 331 62nd
Median Household Income # 708 19th
Per Capita Income # 627 28th

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