Shipman, VA 22971 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22971: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shipman, VA 22971

Acceptable Alternative
Rockfish, VA 22971

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Nelson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.759, Longitude -78.819
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 25
  • PO Box Addresses: 48
  • Residential Addresses: 717
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 31
    • Single Family Addresses: 686

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

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Shipman, VA 22971 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,689
Daytime Population: Workers 87
Daytime Population: Residents 930
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,017
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 1,638
Population in Familes 1,283
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density2 33
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $51,232
Average Household Income $60,425
Per Capita Income $26,772


Total Housing Units 912 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 520 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 202 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 190 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $179,545
Average Home Value $235,625


Total Households 722
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 451
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 -0.48% -0.36%
Households -0.56% -0.42%
Families -0.77% -0.54%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Shipman, VA 22971 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22971 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 # 560 36th
Population Density # 673 23rd
Diversity Index # 426 51st
Median Household Income # 442 49th
Per Capita Income # 422 52nd

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