Bluefield, VA 24605 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24605: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bluefield, VA 24605

Acceptable Alternative
Yards, VA 24605

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 465
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,832
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 30
  • County: Tazewell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.263, Longitude -81.289
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Bluefield, VA 24605 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,718
Population in Households 9,559
Population in Familes 7,915
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,159
Population Density1 179
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 3,949
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 2,679
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,909 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,040 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 601 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $94,253
Average Home Value $131,574


Median Household Income $41,017
Average Household Income $55,148
Per Capita Income $21,475
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% -0.2%
Households -0.03% -0.19%
Families -0.17% -0.28%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.

Bluefield, VA 24605 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24605 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 # 237 73rd
Population Density1 # 286 67th
Diversity Index2 # 606 31st
Median Household Income # 623 29th
Per Capita Income # 639 27th

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