Vansant, VA 24656 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24656: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Vansant, VA 24656

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Buchanan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.16, Longitude -82.128
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 24656 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Buchanan, Dickenson).

  • Businesses Addresses: 96
  • PO Box Addresses: 727
  • Residential Addresses: 902
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1
    • Single Family Addresses: 901

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

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Vansant, VA 24656 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,139
Daytime Population: Workers 747
Daytime Population: Residents 2,200
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,947
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 3,139
Population in Familes 2,606
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 45
Diversity Index3 2


Median Household Income $36,957
Average Household Income $44,539
Per Capita Income $19,439


Total Housing Units 1,679 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,062 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 308 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 309 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $73,494
Average Home Value $99,223


Total Households 1,370
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 939
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 -0.61% -0.86%
Households -0.52% -0.76%
Families -0.69% -0.84%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Vansant, VA 24656 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24656 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 # 437 50th
Population Density # 594 32nd
Diversity Index # 848 3rd
Median Household Income # 748 14th
Per Capita Income # 762 13th

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