Howardsville, VA 24562 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 24562: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Howardsville, VA 24562

Acceptable Alternative
Scottsville, VA 24562

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Buckingham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.767, Longitude -78.589
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24562 has segments in 3 Counties / Independent Cities (Albemarle, Buckingham, Nelson).

  • Businesses Addresses: 3
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 245
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 245

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

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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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  3. Virginia Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Howardsville, VA 24562 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 383
Population in Households 380
Population in Familes 307
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $50,568
Average Household Income $57,110
Per Capita Income $22,790


Total Housing Units 207 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (27.1%)
Median Home Value $139,286
Average Home Value $187,190


Total Households 151
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 101
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.55% 0.57%
Households 0.58% 0.52%
Families 0.49% 0.39%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Howardsville, VA 24562 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24562 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 # 767 13th
Population Density # 780 11th
Diversity Index # 301 66th
Median Household Income # 480 45th
Per Capita Income # 628 28th

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