Salem, VA 24153 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24153: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Salem, VA 24153

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bennett Springs, VA 24153
Fort Lewis, VA 24153
Glenvar, VA 24153
Hanging Rock, VA 24153
Kesslers Mill, VA 24153
Mason Cove, VA 24153

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Salem County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.288, Longitude -80.081
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24153 has segments in 3 Counties / Independent Cities (Botetourt, Roanoke, Salem).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,698
  • PO Box Addresses: 659
  • Residential Addresses: 16,005
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,187
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,818

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 24153 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 24153 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Virginia Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Virginia Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Salem, VA 24153 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 39,041
Population in Households 36,121
Population in Familes 29,264
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,920
Population Density2 386
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $55,499
Average Household Income $77,169
Per Capita Income $32,527


Total Housing Units 16,377 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,618 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,640 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,119 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $190,658
Average Home Value $239,873


Total Households 15,258
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 10,006
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.41% 0.33%
Households 0.34% 0.33%
Families 0.17% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

Salem, VA 24153 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24153 to the other 876 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 47 95th
Population Density # 216 75th
Diversity Index # 575 35th
Median Household Income # 377 57th
Per Capita Income # 274 69th

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