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, 2016)


Total Population 4,072
Population in Households 4,056
Population in Familes 3,320
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 55
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 1,682
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,164
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,951 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,304 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 378 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 269 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $313,542
Average Home Value $388,765


Median Household Income $61,049
Average Household Income $85,675
Per Capita Income $35,516
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.16% 1.12%
Households 1.14% 1.08%
Families 1.03% 0.99%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.

Afton, VA 22920 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22920 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 # 389 56th
Population Density1 # 545 38th
Diversity Index2 # 590 33rd
Median Household Income # 252 71st
Per Capita Income # 178 80th

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