Alexandria, VA 22312 ZIP Code Profile

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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: 897
  • PO Box Addresses: 406
  • Residential Addresses: 11,673
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,290
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,383

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

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Alexandria, VA 22312 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,894
Daytime Population: Workers 12,565
Daytime Population: Residents 13,261
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,826
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 29,853
Population in Familes 22,803
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density2 5,888
Diversity Index3 84


Median Household Income $83,707
Average Household Income $108,768
Per Capita Income $40,201


Total Housing Units 11,606 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,804 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,233 (45.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 569 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $439,837
Average Home Value $470,055


Total Households 11,037
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 6,938
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 0.37% 0.54%
Households 0.35% 0.53%
Families 0.24% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Alexandria, VA 22312 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22312 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 # 94 89th
Population Density # 25 97th
Diversity Index # 7 99th
Median Household Income # 118 87th
Per Capita Income # 124 86th

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