Charlottesville, VA 22903 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22903: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Acceptable Alternative
Charlottesvle, VA 22903
University, VA 22903

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Charlottesville City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.038, Longitude -78.519
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22903 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Albemarle, Charlottesville City).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,185
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 17,123
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,773
    • Single Family Addresses: 12,350

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

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Charlottesville, VA 22903 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 42,366
Daytime Population: Workers 31,821
Daytime Population: Residents 23,482
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 55,303
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.31
Population in Households 39,015
Population in Familes 19,688
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,351
Population Density2 608
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $45,837
Average Household Income $77,108
Per Capita Income $31,226


Total Housing Units 17,594 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,962 (33.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,333 (58.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,299 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $366,147
Average Home Value $471,125


Total Households 16,295
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 6,729
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 1.15% 1.27%
Households 1.23% 1.33%
Families 0.94% 1.12%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Charlottesville, VA 22903 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22903 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 # 39 96th
Population Density # 189 78th
Diversity Index # 252 71st
Median Household Income # 549 37th
Per Capita Income # 265 70th

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