Arlington, VA 22201 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22201: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Arlington, VA 22201

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,067
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,418
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 15,257
  • County: Arlington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.887, Longitude -77.099
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Arlington, VA 22201 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 38,666
Population in Households 37,884
Population in Familes 16,718
Population in Group Qrtrs 782
Population Density1 16,554
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 20,203
Average Household Size 1.88
Family Households 6,149
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,670 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,606 (30.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,597 (62.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,467 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $683,066
Average Home Value $696,238


Median Household Income $112,449
Average Household Income $153,375
Per Capita Income $80,778
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.04% 1.8%
Households 1.72% 1.69%
Families 1.55% 1.64%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.

Arlington, VA 22201 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22201 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 # 48 95th
Population Density1 # 2 100th
Diversity Index2 # 299 66th
Median Household Income # 50 94th
Per Capita Income # 6 99th

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