Alexandria, VA 22302 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22302: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alexandria, VA 22302

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 470
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,999
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,750
  • County: Alexandria City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.829, Longitude -77.085
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22302 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Alexandria City, Fairfax).

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Alexandria, VA 22302 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,315
Daytime Population: Workers 7,438
Daytime Population: Residents 6,071
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,509
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 15,729
Population in Familes 10,206
Population in Group Qrtrs 586
Population Density2 7,676
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $101,494
Average Household Income $137,227
Per Capita Income $69,301


Total Housing Units 8,608 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,534 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,570 (41.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 504 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $446,500
Average Home Value $558,701


Total Households 8,104
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 3,604
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 1.04% 0.9%
Households 0.99% 0.83%
Families 0.93% 0.81%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Alexandria, VA 22302 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22302 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 # 188 79th
Population Density # 15 98th
Diversity Index # 184 79th
Median Household Income # 78 91st
Per Capita Income # 18 98th

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