Somerset, VA 22972 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22972: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Somerset, VA 22972

Not Acceptable, USPS
Old Somerset, VA 22972

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 16
  • Single Family Addresses: 112
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Orange County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.207, Longitude -78.237
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22972 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Madison, Orange).

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Somerset, VA 22972 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 775
Daytime Population: Workers 59
Daytime Population: Residents 421
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 480
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 771
Population in Familes 640
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 43
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $66,559
Average Household Income $82,283
Per Capita Income $33,847


Total Housing Units 348 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 238 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $237,500
Average Home Value $284,559


Total Households 318
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 228
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 0.51% 0.71%
Households 0.49% 0.68%
Families 0.37% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Somerset, VA 22972 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22972 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 # 689 21st
Population Density # 609 30th
Diversity Index # 510 41st
Median Household Income # 217 75th
Per Capita Income # 209 76th

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