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ZIP Code 22974

Primary City:Troy, VA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (3:09pm)
Coordinates:37.98, -78.27
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 22974

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 22974. 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 22974. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 22974, 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:
Troy, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 22974 ZIP Code

ZIP code 22974 is located in central 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 22974 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 families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 22974 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,385
Population Density 133 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,715
Median Home Value $270,800
Land Area 40.34 sq mi
Water Area 0.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,622
Median Household Income $78,952

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male13010513513070991071381512011961671449685523114
Female10914113611823131631834034833127621415011391473223
Total239246271248301415425478499532472381294209176996337

Gender

 Male 2,051 38%
 Female 3,334 62%
Gender

Race

 White 4,042 75.1%
 Black Or African American 1,094 20.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.2%
 Asian 37 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 92 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 109 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner811922436032620010415
Renter175566583222115
Total2517429041835822211520

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,023 63%
 Single Guardian 209 13%
 Singles 298 18%
 Singles With Roommate 92 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,102 68%
 Households with Kids 520 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2230282823232120183325243122392225152916
Female2326231926282631302422333819242424301633
Total4556514749514751485747576941634649454549

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 22974 has a small 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 22974 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 22974 real estate data, the median home value of $270,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 22974 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 22974 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 22974 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,167 77%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,218 23%
 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 1,002 58%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 354 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 266 16%
 Households Vacant 93 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 16%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 4%
 For Sale Only 15 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 19 20%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 149 54%
 3+ Bedroom 126 46%
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 $78,952 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 22974 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 22974 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 22974 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,929 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,019 20%
 No Earnings 2,023 41%
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 1,929 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,019 20%
 No Earnings 2,023 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,008 85%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 1%
 Worked at Home 340 14%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 231 14%
 High School Graduate 878 53%
 Associate's degree 81 5%
 Bachelor's degree 266 16%
 Master's degree 77 5%
 Professional school degree 95 6%
 Doctorate degree 17 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 520 78%
 Enrolled in Private School 119 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 28 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 22974

ZIP Code 22974 is in the Department of Corrections School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 22974.

Fluvanna Corr Center for Women
144 Prison Ln
Troy, VA 22974
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Department of Corrections School District
Oakland School
128 Oakland Farm Way
Troy, VA 22974
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Private
Open Door Christian School
551 Lake Rd
Troy, VA 22974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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