Stafford, VA 22556 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 22556: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Stafford, VA 22556

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 258
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,035
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 150
  • County: Stafford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.462, Longitude -77.436
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 22556 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Fauquier, Stafford).

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Stafford, VA 22556 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,861
Population in Households 27,846
Population in Familes 25,090
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 929
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 8,776
Average Household Size 3.17
Family Households 7,244
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,188 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,170 (78.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,606 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 412 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $323,471
Average Home Value $362,528


Median Household Income $103,578
Average Household Income $122,241
Per Capita Income $38,522
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.54% 1.69%
Households 1.51% 1.67%
Families 1.36% 1.56%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

Stafford, VA 22556 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22556 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 # 112 87th
Population Density1 # 164 81st
Diversity Index2 # 78 91st
Median Household Income # 66 93rd
Per Capita Income # 138 84th

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