Alexandria, VA 22315 ZIP Code Profile

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Franconia, VA

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ZIP Code 22315: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alexandria, VA 22315

Acceptable Alternative
Kingstowne, VA 22315

Not Acceptable, USPS
Franconia, VA 22315

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 408
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,986
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,165
  • County: Fairfax County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.784, Longitude -77.125
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Alexandria, VA 22315 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,295
Population in Households 26,256
Population in Familes 20,877
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density1 4,161
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 10,668
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 6,764
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,063 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,394 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,274 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 395 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $457,061
Average Home Value $501,674


Median Household Income $118,230
Average Household Income $139,115
Per Capita Income $56,487
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.59%
Households 0.47% 0.56%
Families 0.37% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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 22315 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22315 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 # 121 86th
Population Density1 # 53 94th
Diversity Index2 # 63 93rd
Median Household Income # 36 96th
Per Capita Income # 34 96th

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