Dayton, VA 22821 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22821: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dayton, VA 22821

Acceptable Alternative
Montezuma, VA 22821

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Rockingham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.417, Longitude -78.955
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 180
  • PO Box Addresses: 339
  • Residential Addresses: 2,011
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,011

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

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Dayton, VA 22821 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,232
Population in Households 6,229
Population in Familes 5,377
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 72
Diversity Index2 22


Median Household Income $50,479
Average Household Income $67,045
Per Capita Income $24,694


Total Housing Units 2,515 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,600 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 694 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 221 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $218,455
Average Home Value $283,641


Total Households 2,294
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,670
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 0.77% 0.88%
Households 0.75% 0.87%
Families 0.66% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   4.22%

Dayton, VA 22821 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22821 to the other 876 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 317 64th
Population Density # 462 47th
Diversity Index # 626 28th
Median Household Income # 483 45th
Per Capita Income # 542 38th

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