Zip Code 22842 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMount Jackson
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Shenandoah
Area Code540
Current Population:5063
Racial Majority:White 83.17%
Unemployment Rate:4.8%
Median Household Income$46152
Average Adjusted Gross Income$52920
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time25 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range912 - 1749 ft.
Area74 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.77145300, -78.69386000

Zip Code 22842 Description

Zip Code 22842 is located in the state of Virginia in the Washington D.C. metro area. Zip code 22842 is primarily located in Shenandoah County. The official US Postal Service name for 22842 is MOUNT JACKSON, Virginia. Portions of zip code 22842 are contained within or border the city limits of Basye-Bryce Mountain, VA, Mount Jackson, VA, . The area code for zip code 22842 is 540. 22842 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 22842 is 4.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.4% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 22842 increased to 5063 from 4563 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 22842 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 22842 public schools is . % of students in 22842 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4364 83.17% 4404 -1%
 Black Or African American 153 2.92% 55 +178%
 Hispanic 641 12.22% 492 +30%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 19 0.36% 22 -14%
 Asian 42 0.8% 22 +91%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 3 0% 3 -100%
 Two Or More Races 65 0.53% 65 -57%

Zip Code 22842 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 22842 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population50634563
Male Population50.30%
Female Population49.70%
Total Households2009
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$46152
Income Under $50K Per Year54.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.40%
22842 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 6Ben ClineRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$174924
Average Real Estate Sale Price$129560
Current Unemployment Level 4.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 67a - Northern Limestone/Dolomite Valleys
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 22842 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21233039495762605341332541
Avg Max Temp (°F)42465566758386857868574666
Avg Precip (In.)2.652.342.892.613.623.43.443.443.6532.812.4536.3
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours