Mount Jackson, VA 22842 ZIP Code Profile

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Mount Jackson, VA | South Jackson, VA

ZIP Code 22842: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Jackson, VA 22842

Not Acceptable, USPS
South Jackson, VA 22842

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Shenandoah County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.753, Longitude -78.639
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 183
  • PO Box Addresses: 278
  • Residential Addresses: 2,047
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,047

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 22842 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 22842 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Virginia Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Mount Jackson, VA 22842 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,580
Population in Households 5,552
Population in Familes 4,566
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density2 77
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $50,204
Average Household Income $61,989
Per Capita Income $24,452


Total Housing Units 3,085 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,668 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 526 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 891 (28.9%)
Median Home Value $203,069
Average Home Value $248,246


Total Households 2,194
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,534
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.57% 0.61%
Households 0.38% 0.51%
Families 0.24% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   3.24%

Mount Jackson, VA 22842 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22842 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 # 335 62nd
Population Density # 447 49th
Diversity Index # 466 47th
Median Household Income # 490 44th
Per Capita Income # 550 37th

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