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: 1,909
  • PO Box Addresses: 445
  • Residential Addresses: 10,064
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,288
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,776

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

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Charlottesville, VA 22902 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 23,440
Population in Households 22,554
Population in Familes 15,633
Population in Group Qrtrs 886
Population Density1 354
Diversity Index2 54


Median Household Income $57,902
Average Household Income $80,261
Per Capita Income $36,214


Total Housing Units 10,969 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,289 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,938 (45.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 742 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $289,205
Average Home Value $360,087


Total Households 10,227
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 5,283
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 1.25% 1.24%
Households 1.36% 1.32%
Families 1.1% 1.13%
Median Household Income   3.44%
Per Capita Income   3.77%

Charlottesville, VA 22902 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22902 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 # 143 84th
Population Density # 227 74th
Diversity Index # 247 72nd
Median Household Income # 331 62nd
Per Capita Income # 198 78th

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