Charlottesville, VA 22901 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 22901: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charlottesville, VA 22901

Acceptable Alternative
Charlottesvle, VA 22901

Not Acceptable, USPS
Chville, VA 22901

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Albemarle County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.057, Longitude -78.493
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22901 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Albemarle, Charlottesville City).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,191
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 16,045
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,131
    • Single Family Addresses: 12,914

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Charlottesville, VA 22901 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 36,312
Daytime Population: Workers 32,520
Daytime Population: Residents 18,790
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 51,310
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.41
Population in Households 35,743
Population in Familes 26,802
Population in Group Qrtrs 569
Population Density2 687
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $65,328
Average Household Income $96,135
Per Capita Income $41,166


Total Housing Units 16,864 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,587 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,775 (40.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,502 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $352,762
Average Home Value $435,772


Total Households 15,362
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 9,058
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 1.47% 1.44%
Households 1.41% 1.42%
Families 1.21% 1.27%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Charlottesville, VA 22901 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22901 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 # 60 93rd
Population Density # 185 79th
Diversity Index # 272 69th
Median Household Income # 229 74th
Per Capita Income # 118 87th

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