Lancaster, VA 22503 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22503: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lancaster, VA 22503

Acceptable Alternative
Alfonso, VA 22503
Regina, VA 22503

Not Acceptable, USPS
Millenbeck, VA 22503

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lancaster County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.764, Longitude -76.498
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22503 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Lancaster, Northumberland).

  • Businesses Addresses: 76
  • PO Box Addresses: 175
  • Residential Addresses: 1,928
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,927

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

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Lancaster, VA 22503 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,404
Daytime Population: Workers 837
Daytime Population: Residents 2,342
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,179
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 4,379
Population in Familes 3,532
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 49
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $45,786
Average Household Income $61,497
Per Capita Income $27,444


Total Housing Units 2,958 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,604 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 355 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 999 (33.8%)
Median Home Value $230,814
Average Home Value $320,698


Total Households 1,959
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,310
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 0.48% 0.47%
Households 0.44% 0.47%
Families 0.27% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   3.11%

Lancaster, VA 22503 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22503 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 # 380 56th
Population Density # 578 34th
Diversity Index # 279 68th
Median Household Income # 551 37th
Per Capita Income # 389 55th

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