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ZIP Code 22579

Primary City:Wicomico Church, VA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Northumberland County
Timezone: Eastern (12:05am)
Area code: 804 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.80, -76.33
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 22579

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 22579. 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 22579. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 22579, 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:
Wicomico Church, VA
Wicomico Chur

Stats and Demographics for the 22579 ZIP Code

ZIP code 22579 is located in east Virginia and covers a slightly less 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 22579 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely small. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 22579 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 155
Population Density 184 people per sq mi
Housing Units 124
Land Area 0.84 sq mi
Water Area 0.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 79

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 66Male Median Age: 66Female Median Age: 65

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


 Male 78 50%
 Female 77 50%


 White 140 90.3%
 Black Or African American 14 9.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 51 65%
 Single Guardian 7 9%
 Singles 19 24%
 Singles With Roommate 2 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 72 91%
 Households with Kids 7 9%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 22579 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 22579 were primarily built in the 1980s.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 155 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 40 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 33 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 6 5%
 Households Vacant 45 36%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 39 87%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1 2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. A higher percentage of people in 22579 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 22579 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 0 0%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 29 51%
 No Earnings 28 49%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 0 0%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 29 51%
 No Earnings 28 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15 52%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 14 48%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 22579 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 0 0%
 Associate's degree 17 53%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 15 47%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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