Arlington, VA 22204 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
Arlington, VA

ZIP Code 22204: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Arlington, VA 22204

Not Acceptable, USPS
South, VA 22204

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Arlington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.86, Longitude -77.096
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 831
  • PO Box Addresses: 819
  • Residential Addresses: 21,934
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 13,427
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,507

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.


22204 ZIP Code Map

Search the map for:

Arlington, VA 22204 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 52,557
Daytime Population: Workers 14,361
Daytime Population: Residents 20,289
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,650
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 52,307
Population in Familes 34,557
Population in Group Qrtrs 250
Population Density2 12,481
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $78,816
Average Household Income $102,740
Per Capita Income $43,354


Total Housing Units 23,770 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,283 (34.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,818 (58.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,669 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $459,042
Average Home Value $488,540


Total Households 22,101
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 10,921
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 1.35% 1.27%
Households 1.33% 1.22%
Families 1.18% 1.16%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Arlington, VA 22204 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22204 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 # 18 98th
Population Density # 7 99th
Diversity Index # 11 99th
Median Household Income # 142 84th
Per Capita Income # 102 88th

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: