Monroe, VA 24574 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24574: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Monroe, VA 24574

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 82
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,595
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Amherst County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.52, Longitude -79.184
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Monroe, VA 24574 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,124
Population in Households 4,021
Population in Familes 3,408
Population in Group Qrtrs 103
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 1,496
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,088
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,730 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,224 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 272 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 234 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $169,608
Average Home Value $206,842


Median Household Income $50,641
Average Household Income $58,097
Per Capita Income $21,860
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 0.38%
Households 0.31% 0.29%
Families 0.21% 0.22%
Median Household Income   -1.38%
Per Capita Income   0.71%
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.

Monroe, VA 24574 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24574 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 # 388 56th
Population Density1 # 657 25th
Diversity Index2 # 450 49th
Median Household Income # 436 50th
Per Capita Income # 611 30th

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