Howardsville, VA 24562 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 24562: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Howardsville, VA 24562

Acceptable Alternative
Scottsville, VA 24562

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • Single Family Addresses: 224
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Buckingham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.767, Longitude -78.589
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24562 has segments in 3 Counties / Independent Cities (Albemarle, Buckingham, Nelson).

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Howardsville, VA 24562 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 371
Daytime Population: Workers 87
Daytime Population: Residents 226
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 313
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 363
Population in Familes 286
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $49,574
Average Household Income $58,466
Per Capita Income $24,143


Total Housing Units 212 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (29.7%)
Median Home Value $148,684
Average Home Value $184,579


Total Households 149
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 94
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 0.07% -0.16%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -0.15% -0.21%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Howardsville, VA 24562 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24562 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 # 769 12th
Population Density # 802 8th
Diversity Index # 353 60th
Median Household Income # 479 45th
Per Capita Income # 522 40th

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