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, 2016)


Total Population 16,236
Population in Households 16,165
Population in Familes 13,626
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density1 104
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 5,904
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 4,310
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,636 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,863 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,041 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 732 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $206,437
Average Home Value $232,166


Median Household Income $67,092
Average Household Income $78,659
Per Capita Income $28,741
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.16% 5.32%
Households 1.13% 5.42%
Families 1.04% 5.32%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.08%
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.

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

The table below compares 22546 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 # 189 78th
Population Density1 # 378 57th
Diversity Index2 # 227 74th
Median Household Income # 209 76th
Per Capita Income # 311 64th

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