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: 40
  • PO Box Addresses: 193
  • Residential Addresses: 857
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 857

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

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Shawsville, VA 24162 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,319
Daytime Population: Workers 340
Daytime Population: Residents 1,114
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,454
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 2,318
Population in Familes 1,891
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 60
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $48,550
Average Household Income $53,019
Per Capita Income $21,450


Total Housing Units 1,112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 672 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 266 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $161,264
Average Home Value $177,976


Total Households 938
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 654
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 0.07% 0.18%
Households 0.03% 0.17%
Families -0.1% 0.03%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Shawsville, VA 24162 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24162 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 # 495 43rd
Population Density # 513 41st
Diversity Index # 745 14th
Median Household Income # 496 43rd
Per Capita Income # 672 23rd

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