New Market, VA 22844 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22844: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Market, VA 22844

Not Acceptable, USPS
Alpine, VA 22844

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 153
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,647
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 79
  • County: Shenandoah County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.649, Longitude -78.675
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22844 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Rockingham, Shenandoah).

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New Market, VA 22844 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,025
Population in Households 4,900
Population in Familes 3,938
Population in Group Qrtrs 125
Population Density1 87
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 2,089
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,364
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,463 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,419 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 670 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 374 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $208,396
Average Home Value $247,657


Median Household Income $41,230
Average Household Income $54,892
Per Capita Income $23,212
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 0.83%
Households 0.82% 0.76%
Families 0.67% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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.

New Market, VA 22844 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22844 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 # 359 59th
Population Density1 # 420 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 535 39th
Median Household Income # 617 29th
Per Capita Income # 531 39th

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