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ZIP Code 22304

Primary City:Alexandria, VA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Van Dorn
County: Alexandria City
Timezone: Eastern (3:12pm)
Area code: 571 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.81, -77.13
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 22304

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 22304. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 22304. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 22304, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Alexandria, VA
Unacceptable:
Cameron Station, Theological Seminary, Trade Center

Stats and Demographics for the 22304 ZIP Code

ZIP code 22304 is located in northeast Virginia and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 22304 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 22304 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 44,300
Population Density 9,561 people per sq mi
Housing Units 22,966
Median Home Value $340,300
Land Area 4.63 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 21,899
Median Household Income $76,061

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5419377491,0421,2282,6852,3462,0651,6451,5201,3071,071999618393280220149
Female1,4859917349741,5983,1032,5972,0911,6921,5241,4721,4401,221790579470343401
Total3,0261,9281,4832,0162,8265,7884,9434,1563,3373,0442,7792,5112,2201,408972750563550

Gender

 Male 20,795 47%
 Female 23,505 53%
Gender

Race

 White 23,176 52.3%
 Black Or African American 12,788 28.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 192 0.4%
 Asian 3,565 8.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 45 0.1%
 Other Race 2,595 5.9%
 Two Or More Races 1,939 4.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner431,5301,8071,8351,8251,073619213
Renter1,0554,4742,8592,1221,310579352203
Total1,0986,0044,6663,9573,1351,652971416

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,883 31%
 Single Guardian 2,966 14%
 Singles 9,714 44%
 Singles With Roommate 2,336 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 17,408 79%
 Households with Kids 4,491 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male355307259256242201155182157149153136170141151267248217159170
Female302293283244211215201192172160138153137146149232225195173142
Total657600542500453416356374329309291289307287300499473412332312

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 22304 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 22304 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 22304 real estate data, the median home value of $340,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 22304 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 22304 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 22304 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 43,716 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 68 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 6 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 471 1.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 39 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,554 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,391 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 12,954 56%
 Households Vacant 1,067 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 609 57%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 2%
 For Sale Only 137 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 101 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 168 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 685 6%
 1 Bedroom 5,303 44%
 2 Bedroom 4,441 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,697 14%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $76,061 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 22304 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 22304 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 22304. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 22,723 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,797 20%
 No Earnings 8,152 21%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 22,723 59%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,797 20%
 No Earnings 8,152 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 20,427 72.2%
 Public transportation 5,376 19.0%
 Taxicab 115 0.4%
 Motorcycle 62 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,007 3.6%
 Worked at Home 1,306 4.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,199 8%
 High School Graduate 4,156 26%
 Associate's degree 822 5%
 Bachelor's degree 5,006 31%
 Master's degree 3,303 21%
 Professional school degree 879 6%
 Doctorate degree 586 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,834 69.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 948 17.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 700 12.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 22304

ZIP Code 22304 is in the Doe Sop Educ Programs School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 22304.

Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Home
200 South Whiting St
Alexandria, VA 22304
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Doe Sop Educ Programs School District
Francis C Hammond Middle School
4646 Seminary Rd
Alexandria, VA 22304
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alexandria City Public Schools
James K Polk Elementary
5000 Polk Ave
Alexandria, VA 22304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alexandria City Public Schools
Patrick Henry Elementary
4643 Taney Ave
Alexandria, VA 22304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alexandria City Public Schools
Samuel W Tucker Elementary
435 Ferdinand Day Dr
Alexandria, VA 22304
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alexandria City Public Schools
Francis Hammond 2 Middle School
4646 Seminary Rd
Alexandria, VA 22304
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alexandria City Public Schools
Francis Hammond 3 Middle School
4646 Seminary Rd
Alexandria, VA 22304
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Alexandria City Public Schools
St Stephens & St Agnes School
1000 Saint Stephens Rd
Alexandria, VA 22304
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Alexandria Friends School
3830 Seminary Rd
Alexandria, VA 22304
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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