Ruther Glen, VA 22546 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22546: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ruther Glen, VA 22546

Not Acceptable, USPS
Rutherglen, VA 22546

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 230
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,155
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Caroline County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.008, Longitude -77.546
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22546 has segments in 3 Counties / Independent Cities (Caroline, Hanover, Spotsylvania).

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Ruther Glen, VA 22546 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,073
Daytime Population: Workers 2,971
Daytime Population: Residents 8,396
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,367
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 16,002
Population in Familes 13,461
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density2 106
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $66,328
Average Household Income $79,082
Per Capita Income $28,844


Total Housing Units 6,594 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,763 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,071 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 760 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $212,900
Average Home Value $242,059


Total Households 5,834
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 4,245
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.95% 7.09%
Households 0.9% 7.18%
Families 0.77% 7.07%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   4.3%

Ruther Glen, VA 22546 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22546 to the other 870 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 190 78th
Population Density # 367 58th
Diversity Index # 217 75th
Median Household Income # 219 75th
Per Capita Income # 335 62nd

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