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: 175
  • PO Box Addresses: 348
  • Residential Addresses: 2,002
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,002

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

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Dayton, VA 22821 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,255
Daytime Population: Workers 3,023
Daytime Population: Residents 3,084
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,107
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 6,251
Population in Familes 5,371
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 76
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $48,660
Average Household Income $63,937
Per Capita Income $23,438


Total Housing Units 2,512 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,651 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 640 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 221 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $210,062
Average Home Value $266,066


Total Households 2,291
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 1,668
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 0.68% 0.76%
Households 0.66% 0.73%
Families 0.57% 0.66%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Dayton, VA 22821 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22821 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 # 316 64th
Population Density # 449 49th
Diversity Index # 619 29th
Median Household Income # 493 43rd
Per Capita Income # 549 37th

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