Swords Creek, VA 24649 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24649: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Swords Creek, VA 24649

Not Acceptable, USPS
Dye, VA 24649
Lynn Spring, VA 24649

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Russell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.081, Longitude -81.918
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 25
  • PO Box Addresses: 222
  • Residential Addresses: 802
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 802

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

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Swords Creek, VA 24649 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,781
Daytime Population: Workers 132
Daytime Population: Residents 1,985
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,117
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 2,781
Population in Familes 2,408
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 83
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $32,970
Average Household Income $40,544
Per Capita Income $16,693


Total Housing Units 1,279 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 937 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 208 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 134 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $76,646
Average Home Value $117,049


Total Households 1,145
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 833
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 0.75% 0.5%
Households 0.69% 0.45%
Families 0.58% 0.33%
Median Household Income   0.58%
Per Capita Income   1.74%

Swords Creek, VA 24649 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24649 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 # 451 48th
Population Density # 425 51st
Diversity Index # 799 8th
Median Household Income # 803 8th
Per Capita Income # 820 6th

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