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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 265
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 9,306
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 149
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,157

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Stafford, VA 22556 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,017
Daytime Population: Workers 6,153
Daytime Population: Residents 14,590
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,743
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 29,000
Population in Familes 26,097
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 930
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $103,595
Average Household Income $123,121
Per Capita Income $38,740


Total Housing Units 9,517 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,397 (77.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,729 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 391 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $331,760
Average Home Value $366,733


Total Households 9,126
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 7,520
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 1.67% 1.53%
Households 1.6% 1.5%
Families 1.45% 1.4%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Stafford, VA 22556 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 22556 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 # 103 88th
Population Density # 163 81st
Diversity Index # 70 92nd
Median Household Income # 66 93rd
Per Capita Income # 142 84th

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