Falls Church, VA 22046 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22046: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Falls Church, VA 22046

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 894
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,602
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,035
  • County: Falls Church City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.885, Longitude -77.183
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22046 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Fairfax, Falls Church City).

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Falls Church, VA 22046 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,753
Population in Households 16,698
Population in Familes 13,418
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density1 6,145
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 6,501
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 4,212
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,869 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,236 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,265 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 368 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $666,250
Average Home Value $672,816


Median Household Income $110,956
Average Household Income $151,297
Per Capita Income $58,815
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.93% 0.91%
Households 0.84% 0.86%
Families 0.71% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Falls Church, VA 22046 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22046 to the other 873 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 187 79th
Population Density1 # 24 97th
Diversity Index2 # 194 78th
Median Household Income # 52 94th
Per Capita Income # 32 96th

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