Whitewood, VA 24657 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 24657: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Whitewood, VA 24657

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Buchanan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.266, Longitude -81.887
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 7
  • PO Box Addresses: 69
  • Residential Addresses: 63
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 63

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

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Whitewood, VA 24657 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 374
Daytime Population: Workers 40
Daytime Population: Residents 276
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 316
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 374
Population in Familes 320
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 2


Median Household Income $30,516
Average Household Income $41,105
Per Capita Income $17,475


Total Housing Units 221 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 129 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (28.1%)
Median Home Value $73,780
Average Home Value $126,163


Total Households 159
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 116
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 -1.46% -1.21%
Households -1.39% -1.16%
Families -1.45% -1.24%
Median Household Income   0.35%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Whitewood, VA 24657 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24657 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 # 768 12th
Population Density # 739 15th
Diversity Index # 849 3rd
Median Household Income # 830 5th
Per Capita Income # 812 7th

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