Falls Church, VA 22042 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 22042: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Falls Church, VA 22042

Acceptable Alternative
Mosby, VA 22042

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fairfax County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.865, Longitude -77.195
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22042 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Fairfax, Falls Church City).

  • Businesses Addresses: 821
  • PO Box Addresses: 129
  • Residential Addresses: 12,365
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,375
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,990

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

EXTREMELY LOCAL Demographic Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting demographic data.


22042 ZIP Code Map

Search the map for:

Falls Church, VA 22042 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 35,785
Daytime Population: Workers 24,247
Daytime Population: Residents 14,687
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,934
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 35,773
Population in Familes 27,430
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 5,874
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $90,801
Average Household Income $120,226
Per Capita Income $42,177


Total Housing Units 13,055 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,610 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,941 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 504 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $450,784
Average Home Value $482,631


Total Households 12,551
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 8,159
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 0.47% 0.71%
Households 0.24% 0.67%
Families 0.15% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Falls Church, VA 22042 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22042 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 # 64 93rd
Population Density # 27 97th
Diversity Index # 12 99th
Median Household Income # 99 89th
Per Capita Income # 110 87th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.

Virginia Research Tools

Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Virginia Census Data
Highest or Lowest: