Richmond, VA 23222 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23222: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Richmond, VA 23222

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Richmond City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.582, Longitude -77.419
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 23222 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Henrico, Richmond City).

  • Businesses Addresses: 467
  • PO Box Addresses: 92
  • Residential Addresses: 10,586
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,090
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,496

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

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Richmond, VA 23222 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 27,379
Population in Households 26,913
Population in Familes 20,625
Population in Group Qrtrs 466
Population Density1 3,518
Diversity Index2 31


Median Household Income $36,132
Average Household Income $49,092
Per Capita Income $19,603


Total Housing Units 12,229 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,264 (43.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,368 (43.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,597 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $134,960
Average Home Value $164,338


Total Households 10,632
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 6,497
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 0.92% 0.9%
Households 0.83% 0.84%
Families 0.77% 0.78%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Richmond, VA 23222 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23222 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 # 116 87th
Population Density # 82 91st
Diversity Index # 544 38th
Median Household Income # 772 12th
Per Capita Income # 771 12th

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