Ararat, VA 24053 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24053: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ararat, VA 24053

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Patrick County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.591, Longitude -80.527
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24053 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Carroll, Patrick).

  • Businesses Addresses: 36
  • PO Box Addresses: 110
  • Residential Addresses: 1,115
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,115

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Ararat, VA 24053 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,457
Daytime Population: Workers 297
Daytime Population: Residents 1,444
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,741
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 2,457
Population in Familes 1,960
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 47
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $33,523
Average Household Income $40,691
Per Capita Income $17,969


Total Housing Units 1,472 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 791 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 294 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 387 (26.3%)
Median Home Value $121,250
Average Home Value $187,263


Total Households 1,085
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 698
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.21% -0.41%
Households -0.18% -0.37%
Families -0.35% -0.46%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   1.93%

Ararat, VA 24053 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24053 to the other 870 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 475 46th
Population Density # 585 33rd
Diversity Index # 557 36th
Median Household Income # 798 8th
Per Capita Income # 800 8th

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