Appalachia, VA 24216 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24216: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Appalachia, VA 24216

Acceptable Alternative
Exeter, VA 24216
Stonega, VA 24216

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wise County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.906, Longitude -82.783
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 59
  • PO Box Addresses: 184
  • Residential Addresses: 1,065
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 36
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,029

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

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Appalachia, VA 24216 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,900
Daytime Population: Workers 581
Daytime Population: Residents 2,160
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,741
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 2,900
Population in Familes 2,329
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 35
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $28,536
Average Household Income $39,385
Per Capita Income $16,637


Total Housing Units 1,485 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 768 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 457 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 260 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $53,918
Average Home Value $67,611


Total Households 1,225
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 793
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 -0.6% -0.69%
Households -0.63% -0.7%
Families -0.79% -0.82%
Median Household Income   4.65%
Per Capita Income   3.68%

Appalachia, VA 24216 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24216 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 # 443 49th
Population Density # 652 25th
Diversity Index # 773 11th
Median Household Income # 838 4th
Per Capita Income # 821 6th

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