Alexandria, VA 22309 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 22309: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alexandria, VA 22309

Acceptable Alternative
Engleside, VA 22309

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fairfax County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.728, Longitude -77.109
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 532
  • PO Box Addresses: 271
  • Residential Addresses: 11,616
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,607
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,009

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

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Alexandria, VA 22309 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 35,289
Daytime Population: Workers 7,054
Daytime Population: Residents 16,801
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,855
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 35,251
Population in Familes 28,862
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density2 4,672
Diversity Index3 84


Median Household Income $82,479
Average Household Income $116,292
Per Capita Income $40,086


Total Housing Units 12,899 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,349 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,805 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 745 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $434,006
Average Home Value $486,930


Total Households 12,154
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 8,579
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 0.59% 0.61%
Households 0.4% 0.52%
Families 0.31% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Alexandria, VA 22309 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22309 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 # 66 93rd
Population Density # 45 95th
Diversity Index # 6 99th
Median Household Income # 122 86th
Per Capita Income # 127 86th

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