Charlottesville, VA 22902 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22902: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Acceptable Alternative
Charlottesvle, VA 22902
Monticello, VA 22902

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,897
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,678
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,300
  • County: Charlottesville City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38, Longitude -78.464
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22902 has segments in 3 Counties / Independent Cities (Albemarle, Charlottesville City, Fluvanna).

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Charlottesville, VA 22902 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 22,619
Population in Households 21,767
Population in Familes 14,993
Population in Group Qrtrs 852
Population Density1 351
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 9,826
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 5,135
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,730 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,074 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,752 (44.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 904 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $277,640
Average Home Value $341,136


Median Household Income $53,736
Average Household Income $72,791
Per Capita Income $32,814
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.17% 1.34%
Households 1.25% 1.39%
Families 1.04% 1.25%
Median Household Income   -1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.13%
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 22902 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22902 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 # 142 84th
Population Density1 # 233 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 241 73rd
Median Household Income # 368 58th
Per Capita Income # 215 75th

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