Harrisonburg, VA 22801 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22801: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Acceptable Alternative
Rockingham, VA 22801

Not Acceptable, USPS
Harrisburg, VA 22801

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,806
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,666
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,591
  • County: Harrisonburg City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.442, Longitude -78.874
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22801 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Harrisonburg City, Rockingham).

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Harrisonburg, VA 22801 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 39,273
Population in Households 37,115
Population in Familes 21,559
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,158
Population Density1 1,155
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 14,153
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 7,066
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,440 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,305 (40.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,848 (50.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,287 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $244,885
Average Home Value $299,881


Median Household Income $40,411
Average Household Income $60,338
Per Capita Income $22,680
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.59% 1.48%
Households 1.6% 1.57%
Families 1.25% 1.26%
Median Household Income   -1.08%
Per Capita Income   0.76%
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.

Harrisonburg, VA 22801 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22801 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 # 45 95th
Population Density1 # 153 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 196 78th
Median Household Income # 633 28th
Per Capita Income # 555 37th

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