Alexandria, VA 22306 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 22306: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alexandria, VA 22306

Acceptable Alternative
Community, VA 22306

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 681
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,584
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,627
  • County: Fairfax County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.761, Longitude -77.096
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Alexandria, VA 22306 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 35,144
Population in Households 34,993
Population in Familes 28,013
Population in Group Qrtrs 151
Population Density1 5,164
Diversity Index2 86


Total Households 12,591
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 8,357
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,303 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,912 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,679 (50.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 712 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $414,583
Average Home Value $443,539


Median Household Income $63,908
Average Household Income $89,761
Per Capita Income $32,295
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 0.66%
Households 0.49% 0.59%
Families 0.38% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   1.13%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Alexandria, VA 22306 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22306 to the other 873 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 63 93rd
Population Density1 # 32 96th
Diversity Index2 # 3 100th
Median Household Income # 230 74th
Per Capita Income # 228 74th

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