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ZIP Code 22309

Primary City:Alexandria, VA (View All Cities)
County: Alexandria City
Timezone: Eastern (12:49am)
Area code: 571 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.72, -77.10
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 22309

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 22309. 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 22309. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 22309, 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
Acceptable:
Engleside

Stats and Demographics for the 22309 ZIP Code

ZIP code 22309 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 a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 22309 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 22309 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 33,220
Population Density 4,409 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,264
Median Home Value $376,900
Land Area 7.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.84 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,614
Median Household Income $81,458

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3541,2221,1561,0901,0221,1521,2471,1571,2491,3201,241979800507341259151148
Female1,2501,1591,0221,0169571,2141,3081,2451,2891,4051,3091,045878564405303243213
Total2,6042,3812,1782,1061,9792,3662,5552,4022,5382,7252,5502,0241,6781,071746562394361

Gender

 Male 16,395 49%
 Female 16,825 51%
Gender

Race

 White 15,865 47.8%
 Black Or African American 8,585 25.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 222 0.7%
 Asian 2,503 7.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 35 0.1%
 Other Race 4,463 13.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,547 4.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner717491,3961,9651,663917519207
Renter2321,0611,0831,0044751537643
Total3031,8102,4792,9692,1381,070595250

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,870 51%
 Single Guardian 2,384 21%
 Singles 2,630 23%
 Singles With Roommate 730 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,107 61%
 Households with Kids 4,507 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male269265282299250268236241227234243224229226242222223220183168
Female243247285243243245211244216205210219199189216193238194175144
Total512512567542493513447485443439453443428415458415461414358312

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 22309 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 22309 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 22309 real estate data, the median home value of $376,900 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 22309 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 22309 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 22309 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 33,185 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 2 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 33 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,301 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,186 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,127 34%
 Households Vacant 650 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 240 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Sale Only 150 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 178 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 119 3%
 1 Bedroom 908 24%
 2 Bedroom 1,541 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,273 33%
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 $81,458 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 22309 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 22309 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 22309. 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 13,051 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,427 22%
 No Earnings 6,484 26%
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 13,051 52%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,427 22%
 No Earnings 6,484 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,172 76.9%
 Public transportation 2,695 15.7%
 Taxicab 32 0.2%
 Motorcycle 7 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 493 2.9%
 Worked at Home 719 4.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 2,033 20%
 High School Graduate 3,826 37%
 Associate's degree 528 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,013 19%
 Master's degree 1,309 13%
 Professional school degree 370 4%
 Doctorate degree 260 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,089 75.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 951 14.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 743 11.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 22309

ZIP Code 22309 is in the Fairfax County Public Schools. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 22309.

Mount Vernon Woods Elementary
4015 Fielding St
Alexandria, VA 22309
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairfax County Public Schools
Riverside Elementary
8410 Old Mount Vernon Rd
Alexandria, VA 22309
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairfax County Public Schools
Washington Mill Elementary
9100 Cherrytree Dr
Alexandria, VA 22309
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairfax County Public Schools
Woodlawn Elementary
8505 Highland Ln
Alexandria, VA 22309
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairfax County Public Schools
Woodley Hills Elementary
8718 Old Mt Vernon Rd
Alexandria, VA 22309
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairfax County Public Schools
Mount Vernon High School
8515 Old Mount Vernon Rd
Alexandria, VA 22309
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fairfax County Public Schools
Engleside Christian School
8428 Highland Ln
Alexandria, VA 22309
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Aquinas Montessori School
8334 Mount Vernon Hwy
Alexandria, VA 22309
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Brentwood Academy
3725 Nalls Rd
Alexandria, VA 22309
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Islamic Saudi Academy
8333 Richmond Hwy
Alexandria, VA 22309
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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