Charlottesville, VA 22902 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22902: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Acceptable Alternative
Charlottesvle, VA 22902
Monticello, VA 22902

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Charlottesville City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38, Longitude -78.464
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22902 has segments in 3 Counties / Independent Cities (Albemarle, Charlottesville City, Fluvanna).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,916
  • PO Box Addresses: 454
  • Residential Addresses: 10,041
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,289
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,752

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

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Charlottesville, VA 22902 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,225
Daytime Population: Workers 18,845
Daytime Population: Residents 10,833
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29,678
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.28
Population in Households 22,361
Population in Familes 15,374
Population in Group Qrtrs 864
Population Density2 364
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $55,396
Average Household Income $74,895
Per Capita Income $33,714


Total Housing Units 10,931 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,093 (46.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,997 (45.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 841 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $284,012
Average Home Value $345,813


Total Households 10,090
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 5,258
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 1.25% 1.31%
Households 1.35% 1.38%
Families 1.08% 1.18%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Charlottesville, VA 22902 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22902 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 # 144 84th
Population Density # 224 74th
Diversity Index # 246 72nd
Median Household Income # 350 60th
Per Capita Income # 217 75th

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