Charlottesville, VA 22901 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 22901: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charlottesville, VA 22901

Acceptable Alternative
Charlottesvle, VA 22901

Not Acceptable, USPS
Chville, VA 22901

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,166
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,751
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,103
  • County: Albemarle County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.057, Longitude -78.493
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22901 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Albemarle, Charlottesville City).

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Charlottesville, VA 22901 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 35,421
Population in Households 34,863
Population in Familes 26,217
Population in Group Qrtrs 558
Population Density1 659
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 14,984
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 8,867
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,527 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,474 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,510 (39.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,543 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $344,213
Average Home Value $431,567


Median Household Income $63,085
Average Household Income $93,268
Per Capita Income $39,953
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.22% 1.44%
Households 1.13% 1.39%
Families 0.98% 1.29%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.

Charlottesville, VA 22901 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22901 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 # 62 93rd
Population Density1 # 186 79th
Diversity Index2 # 274 69th
Median Household Income # 236 73rd
Per Capita Income # 126 86th

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