South Boston, VA 24592 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
South Boston, VA | Turbeville, VA

Camera Icon Photos of the local South Boston, VA area

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).

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


24592 ZIP Code Map

Search the map for:

South Boston, VA 24592 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,516
Population in Households 12,908
Population in Familes 10,295
Population in Group Qrtrs 608
Population Density1 106
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 5,584
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 3,514
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,528 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,056 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 966 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $117,847
Average Home Value $154,507


Median Household Income $32,903
Average Household Income $47,197
Per Capita Income $20,204
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.22% -0.41%
Households -0.19% -0.36%
Families -0.32% -0.45%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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.

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

The table below compares 24592 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 # 215 75th
Population Density1 # 375 57th
Diversity Index2 # 209 76th
Median Household Income # 790 10th
Per Capita Income # 710 19th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.

Virginia Research Tools

Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Virginia Census Data
Highest or Lowest: