22312 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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ZIP Code 22312: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alexandria, VA 22312

Acceptable Alternative
Lincolnia, VA 22312

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Fairfax County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.822, Longitude -77.152
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22312 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Alexandria City, Fairfax).

  • Businesses Addresses: 898
  • PO Box Addresses: 375
  • Residential Addresses: 11,771
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,285
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,486
  • Foreclosures in VA 22312

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: January 1, 2023, Maps updated: August 12, 2022.


Alexandria, VA 22312 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 29,751 (100%)
Population in Households 29,648 (99.7%)
Population in Families 22,430 (75.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 103 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 6,122
Diversity Index2 87


Median Household Income $91,419
Average Household Income $132,214
% of Income for Mortgage4 30%
Per Capita Income $48,893
Wealth Index5 131


Total HU (Housing Units) 11,495 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,725 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,385 (46.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 385 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $520,938
Average Home Value $574,083
Housing Affordability Index3 80


Total Households 11,110
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 6,896
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.08% -0.36%
Households -0.04% -0.37%
Families   -0.44%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   3.26%
Owner Occupied HU   0.23%

Alexandria, VA 22312 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22312 to the other 868 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 105 88th
Population Density # 27 97th
Median Household Income # 179 79th
Housing Affordability Index # 98 11th
Per Capita Income # 164 81st
Diversity Index # 9 99th

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