Afton, VA 22920 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22920: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Afton, VA 22920

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 51
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,773
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1
  • County: Nelson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.952, Longitude -78.844
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22920 has segments in 3 Counties / Independent Cities (Albemarle, Augusta, Nelson).

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Afton, VA 22920 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,722
Daytime Population: Workers 740
Daytime Population: Residents 2,319
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,059
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 4,704
Population in Familes 3,842
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 63
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $63,306
Average Household Income $90,149
Per Capita Income $38,134


Total Housing Units 2,368 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,544 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 447 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 377 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $345,259
Average Home Value $406,574


Total Households 1,991
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,379
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.87% 0.63%
Households 0.83% 0.61%
Families 0.69% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Afton, VA 22920 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22920 to the other 870 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 371 57th
Population Density # 502 42nd
Diversity Index # 594 32nd
Median Household Income # 244 72nd
Per Capita Income # 151 83rd

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