Swords Creek, VA 24649 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24649: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Swords Creek, VA 24649

Not Acceptable, USPS
Dye, VA 24649
Lynn Spring, VA 24649

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 25
  • Single Family Addresses: 777
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Russell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.081, Longitude -81.918
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Swords Creek, VA 24649 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,765
Population in Households 2,765
Population in Familes 2,398
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 74
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 1,151
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 839
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,298 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 949 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 202 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $73,141
Average Home Value $114,146


Median Household Income $30,853
Average Household Income $38,890
Per Capita Income $16,189
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% -0.06%
Households 0.18% -0.07%
Families 0.11% -0.1%
Median Household Income   -0.55%
Per Capita Income   0.98%
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.

Swords Creek, VA 24649 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24649 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 # 457 48th
Population Density1 # 456 48th
Diversity Index2 # 812 7th
Median Household Income # 819 6th
Per Capita Income # 826 5th

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