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ZIP Code 22842

Primary City:Mount Jackson, VA (View All Cities)
County: Shenandoah County
Timezone: Eastern (12:45pm)
Area code: 540 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.8, -78.7
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 22842

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 22842. 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 22842. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 22842, 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:
Mount Jackson, VA
Unacceptable:
South Jackson

Stats and Demographics for the 22842 ZIP Code

ZIP code 22842 is located in north 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 22842 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 22842 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,063
Population Density 70 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,698
Median Home Value $172,900
Land Area 72.47 sq mi
Water Area 0.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,009
Median Household Income $44,769

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male12817115618614214913014520821220317217213497743929
Female121137171171101137129161196187200183159155123657149
Total24930832735724328625930640439940335533128922013911078

Gender

 Male 2,547 50%
 Female 2,516 50%
Gender

Race

 White 4,599 90.8%
 Black Or African American 58 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 24 0.5%
 Asian 23 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 262 5.2%
 Two Or More Races 97 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1610822331830728316741
Renter3310614512763401715
Total4921436844537032318456

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,105 55%
 Single Guardian 320 16%
 Singles 480 24%
 Singles With Roommate 104 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,399 70%
 Households with Kids 610 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2134272531294032393140272830353548383026
Female3030202335162729302336334039434828322020
Total5164474866456761695476606869788376705046

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 22842 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 22842 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 22842 real estate data, the median home value of $172,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 22842. Rentals in 22842 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 22842 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,034 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 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 29 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 889 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 574 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 546 20%
 Households Vacant 689 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 60 8.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.6%
 For Sale Only 55 8.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 446 64.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 112 16.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 72 12%
 2 Bedroom 232 37%
 3+ Bedroom 315 51%
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 $44,769 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 22842 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 22842 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 1,680 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,171 28%
 No Earnings 1,358 32%
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 1,680 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,171 28%
 No Earnings 1,358 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,202 91.6%
 Public transportation 9 0.4%
 Taxicab 7 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 43 1.8%
 Worked at Home 143 5.9%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 403 22.6%
 High School Graduate 955 53.5%
 Associate's degree 121 6.8%
 Bachelor's degree 245 13.7%
 Master's degree 38 2.1%
 Professional school degree 13 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 952 84.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 20 1.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 156 13.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 22842

ZIP Code 22842 is in the Massanutten Governor'S School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 22842.

Massanutten Gov. School/Integrated Environ. Sci.
6375 South Main St
Mount Jackson, VA 22842
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Massanutten Governor'S School District
Triplett Business & Tech.
6375 South Main St
Mount Jackson, VA 22842
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Shenandoah County Public Schools

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