Alexandria, VA 22304 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22304: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alexandria, VA 22304

Not Acceptable, USPS
Cameron Station, VA 22304
Theological Seminary, VA 22304
Trade Center, VA 22304

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Alexandria City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.817, Longitude -77.123
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22304 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Alexandria City, Fairfax).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,231
  • PO Box Addresses: 472
  • Residential Addresses: 23,581
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 15,918
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,663

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

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Alexandria, VA 22304 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 48,884
Daytime Population: Workers 19,994
Daytime Population: Residents 17,609
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37,603
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 48,575
Population in Familes 30,555
Population in Group Qrtrs 309
Population Density2 9,894
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $78,055
Average Household Income $104,753
Per Capita Income $51,908


Total Housing Units 25,242 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,043 (35.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,087 (59.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,112 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $367,365
Average Home Value $437,645


Total Households 24,130
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 10,654
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 1.13% 1.22%
Households 1.09% 1.19%
Families 0.87% 1.02%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Alexandria, VA 22304 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22304 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 # 27 97th
Population Density # 10 99th
Diversity Index # 28 97th
Median Household Income # 145 83rd
Per Capita Income # 56 94th

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