Scottsburg, VA 24589 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24589: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Scottsburg, VA 24589

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 45
  • Single Family Addresses: 935
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Halifax County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.771, Longitude -78.762
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Scottsburg, VA 24589 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,093
Daytime Population: Workers 257
Daytime Population: Residents 1,218
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,475
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 2,089
Population in Familes 1,761
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $40,498
Average Household Income $52,814
Per Capita Income $21,907


Total Housing Units 1,034 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 641 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 226 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 167 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $115,395
Average Home Value $139,314


Total Households 867
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 606
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 -0.12% -0.36%
Households -0.02% -0.3%
Families -0.16% -0.43%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Scottsburg, VA 24589 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24589 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 # 515 41st
Population Density # 720 17th
Diversity Index # 320 63rd
Median Household Income # 668 23rd
Per Capita Income # 645 26th

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