Spotsylvania, VA 22551 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22551: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Spotsylvania, VA 22551

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 128
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,090
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Spotsylvania County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.204, Longitude -77.598
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22551 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Orange, Spotsylvania).

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Spotsylvania, VA 22551 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,647
Population in Households 20,647
Population in Familes 18,118
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 121
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 7,134
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 5,661
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,811 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,994 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,140 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 677 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $267,917
Average Home Value $343,364


Median Household Income $72,475
Average Household Income $86,948
Per Capita Income $30,042
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.9% 1.07%
Households 0.87% 1.05%
Families 0.8% 1.0%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Spotsylvania, VA 22551 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22551 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 # 152 83rd
Population Density1 # 343 61st
Diversity Index2 # 451 48th
Median Household Income # 170 81st
Per Capita Income # 274 69th

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