Shawsville, VA 24162 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24162: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shawsville, VA 24162

Not Acceptable, USPS
Allegany Spring, VA 24162

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Montgomery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.14, Longitude -80.325
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 38
  • PO Box Addresses: 190
  • Residential Addresses: 836
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 836

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Shawsville, VA 24162 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,493
Population in Households 2,492
Population in Familes 2,064
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 64
Diversity Index2 10


Median Household Income $46,269
Average Household Income $53,637
Per Capita Income $21,206


Total Housing Units 1,146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 704 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 281 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 161 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $170,103
Average Home Value $192,649


Total Households 985
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 694
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.1% 0.22%
Households 0.05% 0.18%
Families -0.09% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

Shawsville, VA 24162 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24162 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 # 482 45th
Population Density # 496 43rd
Diversity Index # 757 14th
Median Household Income # 566 36th
Per Capita Income # 705 20th

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