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ZIP Code 22972

Primary City:Somerset, VA (View All Cities)
County: Orange County
Timezone: Eastern (6:28am)
Coordinates:38.22, -78.24
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 22972

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 22972. 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 22972. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 22972, 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:
Somerset, VA
Unacceptable:
Old Somerset

Stats and Demographics for the 22972 ZIP Code

ZIP code 22972 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 22972 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 22972 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 439
Population Density 31 people per sq mi
Housing Units 206
Median Home Value $225,000
Land Area 14.30 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 181
Median Household Income $31,016

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5171431
5-9151732
10-1415722
15-1913922
20-2410919
25-297714
30-3491221
35-3991120
40-4418927
45-49202343
50-54191736
55-59181735
60-64221436
65-69101525
70-74111223
75-798715
80-84437
85 Plus6511

Gender

 Male 231 53%
 Female 208 47%
Gender

Race

 White 351 80.0%
 Black Or African American 51 11.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 27 6.2%
 Two Or More Races 9 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24257
25-347714
35-44131427
45-54291342
55-6435641
65-7423326
75-8414317
85 Plus617

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 99 55%
 Single Guardian 24 13%
 Singles 41 23%
 Singles With Roommate 17 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 128 71%
 Households with Kids 53 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1527
2437
3246
4336
5336
6325
7156
8246
9639
10404
11213
12303
13336
14336
15617
16415
17235
18022
19123
20022

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 22972 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 22972 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 22972 real estate data, the median home value of $225,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 22972 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 22972 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 22972 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 439 100%
 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 71 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 58 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 52 25%
 Households Vacant 25 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 28%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 8 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 49 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $31,016 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 22972 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 22972 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 22972 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 79 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11 6%
 No Earnings 110 55%
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 79 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11 6%
 No Earnings 110 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 90 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 33 30%
 High School Graduate 77 70%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 25 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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