Mount Jackson, VA 22842 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22842: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Jackson, VA 22842

Not Acceptable, USPS
South Jackson, VA 22842

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 182
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,953
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Shenandoah County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.753, Longitude -78.639
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mount Jackson, VA 22842 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,382
Population in Households 5,355
Population in Familes 4,382
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 75
Diversity Index2 36
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,140
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,504
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,042 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,577 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 563 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 902 (29.7%)
Median Home Value $199,604
Average Home Value $245,006
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,274
Average Household Income $56,428
Per Capita Income $22,515
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.82% 0.75%
Households 0.7% 0.68%
Families 0.59% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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.

Mount Jackson, VA 22842 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22842 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 # 345 61st
Population Density1 # 454 48th
Diversity Index2 # 463 47th
Median Household Income # 555 37th
Per Capita Income # 561 36th

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