Fork Union, VA 23055 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23055: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fork Union, VA 23055

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 62
  • Single Family Addresses: 248
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Fluvanna County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.77, Longitude -78.215
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fork Union, VA 23055 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 966
Population in Households 959
Population in Familes 803
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 53
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 381
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 272
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 422 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 272 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 109 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $188,596
Average Home Value $260,294


Median Household Income $56,391
Average Household Income $82,002
Per Capita Income $32,557
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.14% 0.97%
Households 1.41% 1.13%
Families 1.36% 1.08%
Median Household Income   -0.38%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.

Fork Union, VA 23055 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23055 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 # 660 25th
Population Density1 # 559 36th
Diversity Index2 # 162 81st
Median Household Income # 321 63rd
Per Capita Income # 222 75th

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