Vinton, VA 24179 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24179: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Vinton, VA 24179

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Roanoke County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.279, Longitude -79.881
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24179 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Bedford, Roanoke).

  • Businesses Addresses: 631
  • PO Box Addresses: 321
  • Residential Addresses: 8,306
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 571
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,735

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

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Vinton, VA 24179 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,791
Daytime Population: Workers 4,696
Daytime Population: Residents 10,002
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,698
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 18,648
Population in Familes 15,216
Population in Group Qrtrs 143
Population Density2 407
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $50,873
Average Household Income $59,409
Per Capita Income $24,947


Total Housing Units 8,421 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,649 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,166 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 606 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $169,724
Average Home Value $198,247


Total Households 7,815
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 5,323
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 0.52% 0.59%
Households 0.46% 0.55%
Families 0.32% 0.44%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Vinton, VA 24179 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24179 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 # 163 81st
Population Density # 215 75th
Diversity Index # 610 30th
Median Household Income # 456 48th
Per Capita Income # 490 44th

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