Williamsburg, VA 23188 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 23188: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Williamsburg, VA 23188

Not Acceptable, USPS
Wlmg, VA 23188

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: James City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.327, Longitude -76.761
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 23188 has segments in 3 Counties / Independent Cities (James City, Williamsburg City, York).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,635
  • PO Box Addresses: 488
  • Residential Addresses: 19,146
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,899
    • Single Family Addresses: 17,247

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

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Williamsburg, VA 23188 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 45,126
Population in Households 44,424
Population in Familes 37,518
Population in Group Qrtrs 702
Population Density1 470
Diversity Index2 44


Median Household Income $79,383
Average Household Income $103,058
Per Capita Income $42,011


Total Housing Units 20,487 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,043 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,190 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,254 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $365,227
Average Home Value $429,705


Total Households 18,233
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 13,119
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 1.93% 1.86%
Households 1.88% 1.83%
Families 1.73% 1.75%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   3.24%

Williamsburg, VA 23188 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23188 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 # 30 97th
Population Density # 208 76th
Diversity Index # 383 56th
Median Household Income # 158 82nd
Per Capita Income # 133 85th

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