Rural Retreat, VA 24368 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24368: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rural Retreat, VA 24368

Not Acceptable, USPS
Grosclose, VA 24368

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Wythe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.899, Longitude -81.272
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24368 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Smyth, Wythe).

  • Businesses Addresses: 116
  • PO Box Addresses: 414
  • Residential Addresses: 1,831
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,831

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

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Rural Retreat, VA 24368 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,188
Population in Households 5,187
Population in Familes 4,325
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 55
Diversity Index2 8


Median Household Income $44,639
Average Household Income $57,218
Per Capita Income $23,396


Total Housing Units 2,461 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,635 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 486 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 340 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $117,267
Average Home Value $143,685


Total Households 2,121
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,472
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 0.13% -0.19%
Households 0.18% -0.16%
Families 0.06% -0.25%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Rural Retreat, VA 24368 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24368 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 # 354 60th
Population Density # 531 39th
Diversity Index # 786 10th
Median Household Income # 601 32nd
Per Capita Income # 589 33rd

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