Somerset, VA 22972 ZIP Code Profile

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Old Somerset, VA | Somerset, VA

ZIP Code 22972: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Somerset, VA 22972

Not Acceptable, USPS
Old Somerset, VA 22972

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Orange County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.207, Longitude -78.237
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22972 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Madison, Orange).

  • Businesses Addresses: 16
  • PO Box Addresses: 107
  • Residential Addresses: 115
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 115

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 22972 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 22972 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Virginia Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Virginia Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Somerset, VA 22972 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 529
Population in Households 525
Population in Familes 436
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 34
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $67,365
Average Household Income $83,509
Per Capita Income $34,044


Total Housing Units 236 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 162 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $252,500
Average Home Value $317,130


Total Households 215
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.98% 0.93%
Households 1.0% 1.0%
Families 0.83% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Somerset, VA 22972 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22972 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 # 737 16th
Population Density # 653 25th
Diversity Index # 487 45th
Median Household Income # 227 74th
Per Capita Income # 246 72nd

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