Whitewood, VA 24657 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24657: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Whitewood, VA 24657

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • Single Family Addresses: 64
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Buchanan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.266, Longitude -81.887
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Whitewood, VA 24657 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 311
Population in Households 311
Population in Familes 266
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 1


Total Households 135
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 98
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $67,857
Average Home Value $118,694


Median Household Income $29,976
Average Household Income $39,609
Per Capita Income $17,193
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.51% -0.52%
Households -0.35% -0.45%
Families -0.48% -0.41%
Median Household Income   -0.23%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.

Whitewood, VA 24657 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24657 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 # 782 11th
Population Density1 # 699 20th
Diversity Index2 # 855 2nd
Median Household Income # 827 5th
Per Capita Income # 812 7th

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