Oakwood, VA 24631 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24631: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Oakwood, VA 24631

Acceptable Alternative
Patterson, VA 24631

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 67
  • Single Family Addresses: 404
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Buchanan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.264, Longitude -81.976
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Oakwood, VA 24631 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,065
Population in Households 2,268
Population in Familes 1,838
Population in Group Qrtrs 797
Population Density1 56
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 1,030
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 678
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 744 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 286 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 234 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $70,000
Average Home Value $109,375


Median Household Income $36,283
Average Household Income $49,114
Per Capita Income $20,181
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.12%
Households 1.07% 0.27%
Families 0.95% 0.21%
Median Household Income   0.46%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Oakwood, VA 24631 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24631 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 # 444 49th
Population Density1 # 540 38th
Diversity Index2 # 525 40th
Median Household Income # 732 16th
Per Capita Income # 712 19th

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