Halifax, VA 24558 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24558: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Halifax, VA 24558

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 226
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,486
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Halifax County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.764, Longitude -78.928
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Halifax, VA 24558 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,336
Population in Households 6,204
Population in Familes 5,123
Population in Group Qrtrs 132
Population Density1 66
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 2,716
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,834
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,010 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 706 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 484 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $107,727
Average Home Value $137,600


Median Household Income $35,535
Average Household Income $49,469
Per Capita Income $21,530
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.23% -0.41%
Households -0.04% -0.32%
Families -0.16% -0.4%
Median Household Income   0.38%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
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.

Halifax, VA 24558 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24558 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 # 313 64th
Population Density1 # 496 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 261 70th
Median Household Income # 752 14th
Per Capita Income # 632 28th

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