Nelson, VA 24580 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24580: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Nelson, VA 24580

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • Single Family Addresses: 248
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Mecklenburg County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.555, Longitude -78.672
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Nelson, VA 24580 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 516
Population in Households 516
Population in Familes 436
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 221
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 265 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $149,074
Average Home Value $202,193


Median Household Income $41,527
Average Household Income $53,382
Per Capita Income $22,863
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.03% 0.54%
Households 1.21% 0.71%
Families 1.09% 0.65%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.

Nelson, VA 24580 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24580 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 # 742 15th
Population Density1 # 709 19th
Diversity Index2 # 464 47th
Median Household Income # 610 30th
Per Capita Income # 546 38th

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