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ZIP Code 22503

Primary City:Lancaster, VA (View All Cities)
County: Lancaster County
Timezone: Eastern (9:01pm)
Area code: 804 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.8, -76.5
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 22503

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 22503. 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 22503. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 22503, 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:
Lancaster, VA
Acceptable:
Alfonso, Regina
Unacceptable:
Millenbeck

Stats and Demographics for the 22503 ZIP Code

ZIP code 22503 is located in east Virginia and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 22503 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 22503 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,334
Population Density 49 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,812
Median Home Value $200,300
Land Area 87.98 sq mi
Water Area 27.51 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,938
Median Household Income $55,611

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 51Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male10210810113081877277100134170184180194141977747
Female7611710510398828079124155188206238185162938081
Total178225206233179169152156224289358390418379303190157128

Gender

 Male 2,082 48%
 Female 2,252 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,753 63.5%
 Black Or African American 1,491 34.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 10 0.2%
 Asian 26 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 46 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner216513728539640222592
Renter127960635119256
Total3314419734844742125098

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 997 51%
 Single Guardian 317 16%
 Singles 537 28%
 Singles With Roommate 87 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,547 80%
 Households with Kids 391 20%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1823222925162029182329151519271926352312
Female9149192229241923269252718201619232521
Total2737314847454448414938404237473545584833

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 22503 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 22503 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1980s. Looking at 22503 real estate data, the median home value of $200,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 22503 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 22503 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 22503 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,302 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 25 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 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 7 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 897 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 726 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 315 11%
 Households Vacant 874 31%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 31 3.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 0.8%
 For Sale Only 73 8.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 575 65.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 187 21.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 98 44%
 3+ Bedroom 124 56%
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 $55,611 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 22503 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 22503 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,533 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 730 20%
 No Earnings 1,391 38%
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 1,533 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 730 20%
 No Earnings 1,391 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,785 92.0%
 Public transportation 12 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 40 2.1%
 Worked at Home 104 5.4%
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 173 11%
 High School Graduate 809 51%
 Associate's degree 163 10%
 Bachelor's degree 336 21%
 Master's degree 27 2%
 Professional school degree 47 3%
 Doctorate degree 17 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 619 90.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 37 5.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 29 4.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 22503

ZIP Code 22503 is in the Lancaster County Public Schools. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 22503.

Lancaster Primary
36 Primary School Circle
Lancaster, VA 22503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lancaster County Public Schools
Lancaster High School
8815 Mary Ball Rd
Lancaster, VA 22503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lancaster County Public Schools

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