Big Island, VA 24526 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24526: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Big Island, VA 24526

Not Acceptable, USPS
Snowden, VA 24526

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bedford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.534, Longitude -79.385
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 26
  • PO Box Addresses: 76
  • Residential Addresses: 627
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 627

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Database updated: January 1, 2020, Maps updated: November 1, 2019.

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  1. 24526 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 24526 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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  3. Virginia Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Big Island, VA 24526 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Big Island, VA 24526 Housing Affordability Index is 170
State of Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 126
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Big Island, VA 24526 Wealth Index is 121
State of Virginia Wealth Index is 124
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,578
Population in Households 1,578
Population in Familes 1,337
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 29
Diversity Index1 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $72,473
Average Household Income $87,270
Per Capita Income $36,335
Wealth Index3 121

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 792 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 562 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $239,175
Housing Affordability Index2 170
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 657
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 477
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.44% 0.51%
Households 0.44% 0.51%
Families 0.32% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   3.26%

Big Island, VA 24526 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24526 to the other 880 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 571 35th
Population Density # 703 20th
Diversity Index # 605 31st
Median Household Income # 221 75th
Per Capita Income # 233 74th

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