South Boston, VA 24592 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24592: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
South Boston, VA 24592

Acceptable Alternative
Turbeville, VA 24592

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 797
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,684
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 234
  • County: Halifax County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.709, Longitude -78.902
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24592 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Halifax, Pittsylvania).

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South Boston, VA 24592 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,436
Daytime Population: Workers 9,747
Daytime Population: Residents 8,464
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,211
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.36
Population in Households 12,849
Population in Familes 10,228
Population in Group Qrtrs 587
Population Density2 111
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $35,151
Average Household Income $49,197
Per Capita Income $21,272


Total Housing Units 6,696 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,487 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,136 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,073 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $124,620
Average Home Value $157,886


Total Households 5,623
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 3,530
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 -0.39% -0.55%
Households -0.36% -0.53%
Families -0.54% -0.66%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

South Boston, VA 24592 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24592 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 # 216 75th
Population Density # 360 59th
Diversity Index # 202 77th
Median Household Income # 780 10th
Per Capita Income # 681 22nd

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