Alexandria, VA 22301 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22301: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alexandria, VA 22301

Acceptable Alternative
Potomac, VA 22301

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 331
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,546
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,775
  • County: Alexandria City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.819, Longitude -77.064
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Alexandria, VA 22301 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,181
Daytime Population: Workers 4,861
Daytime Population: Residents 5,438
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,299
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 13,967
Population in Familes 9,828
Population in Group Qrtrs 214
Population Density2 9,029
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $127,147
Average Household Income $174,239
Per Capita Income $78,362


Total Housing Units 6,497 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,957 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,382 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 158 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $667,817
Average Home Value $696,879


Total Households 6,339
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 3,398
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 2.86% 1.69%
Households 3.07% 1.68%
Families 2.44% 1.45%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

Alexandria, VA 22301 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22301 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 # 206 76th
Population Density # 12 99th
Diversity Index # 351 60th
Median Household Income # 29 97th
Per Capita Income # 11 99th

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