Arlington, VA 22209 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22209: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Arlington, VA 22209

Acceptable Alternative
Rosslyn, VA 22209

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Arlington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.894, Longitude -77.074
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 683
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 9,074
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 8,092
    • Single Family Addresses: 982

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Arlington, VA 22209 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,197
Daytime Population: Workers 32,559
Daytime Population: Residents 3,511
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,070
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.73
Population in Households 13,176
Population in Familes 5,153
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 14,795
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $88,823
Average Household Income $114,673
Per Capita Income $68,949


Total Housing Units 8,725 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,082 (23.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,847 (67.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 796 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $533,814
Average Home Value $588,605


Total Households 7,929
Average Household Size 1.66
Family Households 2,112
Average Family Size 2
  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 1.85% 2.03%
Households 1.87% 1.88%
Families 1.51% 1.73%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Arlington, VA 22209 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22209 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 # 219 75th
Population Density # 4 100th
Diversity Index # 121 86th
Median Household Income # 105 88th
Per Capita Income # 19 98th

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