Tappahannock, VA 22560 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22560: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tappahannock, VA 22560

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 382
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,891
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 43
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.924, Longitude -76.865
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22560 has segments in 3 Counties / Independent Cities (Caroline, Essex, King and Queen).

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Tappahannock, VA 22560 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,369
Daytime Population: Workers 4,127
Daytime Population: Residents 4,334
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,461
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 7,183
Population in Familes 5,692
Population in Group Qrtrs 186
Population Density2 72
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $47,698
Average Household Income $58,306
Per Capita Income $24,028


Total Housing Units 3,611 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,921 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,066 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 624 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $189,878
Average Home Value $227,330


Total Households 2,987
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,932
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 0.58% 0.64%
Households 0.55% 0.63%
Families 0.38% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Tappahannock, VA 22560 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22560 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 # 288 67th
Population Density # 458 47th
Diversity Index # 158 82nd
Median Household Income # 514 41st
Per Capita Income # 533 39th

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