Arlington, VA 22204 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22204: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Arlington, VA 22204

Not Acceptable, USPS
South, VA 22204

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 822
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,448
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 13,432
  • County: Arlington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.86, Longitude -77.096
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Arlington, VA 22204 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 52,328
Population in Households 52,075
Population in Familes 34,555
Population in Group Qrtrs 253
Population Density1 12,406
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 21,573
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 10,690
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,363 (35.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,210 (56.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,781 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $457,126
Average Home Value $489,779


Median Household Income $78,341
Average Household Income $100,284
Per Capita Income $41,497
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.49% 1.61%
Households 1.16% 1.47%
Families 1.03% 1.44%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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 22204 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22204 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 # 18 98th
Population Density1 # 6 99th
Diversity Index2 # 11 99th
Median Household Income # 141 84th
Per Capita Income # 116 87th

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