Dahlgren, VA 22448 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22448: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dahlgren, VA 22448

Not Acceptable, USPS
Naval Surface Weapons Center, VA 22448

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: King George County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.336, Longitude -77.033
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 125
  • PO Box Addresses: 591
  • Residential Addresses: 409
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 210
    • Single Family Addresses: 199

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

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Dahlgren, VA 22448 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 626
Daytime Population: Workers 948
Daytime Population: Residents 235
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,183
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.89
Population in Households 438
Population in Familes 415
Population in Group Qrtrs 188
Population Density2 151
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $55,569
Average Household Income $62,792
Per Capita Income $16,251


Total Housing Units 204 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 0
Renter Occupied HU 137 (67.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (32.8%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Total Households 137
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 115
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.61% 0.66%
Households 0.83% 0.86%
Families 0.74% 0.85%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

Dahlgren, VA 22448 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22448 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 # 718 18th
Population Density # 299 66th
Diversity Index # 95 89th
Median Household Income # 344 61st
Per Capita Income # 823 6th

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