Dahlgren, VA 22448 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22448: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dahlgren, VA 22448

Not Acceptable, USPS
Naval Surface Weapons Center, VA 22448

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 123
  • Single Family Addresses: 204
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 175
  • County: King George County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.336, Longitude -77.033
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Dahlgren, VA 22448 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 675
Population in Households 487
Population in Familes 454
Population in Group Qrtrs 188
Population Density1 161
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 163
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 131
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 254 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16 ( 6.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 147 (57.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 (35.8%)
Median Home Value $350,000
Average Home Value $432,813


Median Household Income $61,134
Average Household Income $67,684
Per Capita Income $18,671
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.83% 0.82%
Households 1.12% 1.08%
Families 0.88% 1.05%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
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.

Dahlgren, VA 22448 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22448 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 # 702 20th
Population Density1 # 294 66th
Diversity Index2 # 111 87th
Median Household Income # 250 71st
Per Capita Income # 769 12th

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