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ZIP Code 22305

Primary City:Alexandria, VA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Potomac West
County: Alexandria City
Timezone: Eastern (2:38am)
Area code: 571 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.84, -77.06
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 22305

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 22305. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 22305. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 22305, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Alexandria, VA
Unacceptable:
George Washington

Stats and Demographics for the 22305 ZIP Code

ZIP code 22305 is located in northeast Virginia and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 22305 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 22305 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,440
Population Density 11,434 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,863
Median Home Value $519,400
Land Area 1.35 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,384
Median Household Income $78,220

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 33


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56396451,284
5-9438425863
10-14353269622
15-19301297598
20-245865541,140
25-291,0389832,021
30-341,0339421,975
35-398387321,570
40-447185611,279
45-495944571,051
50-54473394867
55-59364370734
60-64286283569
65-69185186371
70-7499100199
75-795365118
80-84356196
85 Plus315283

Gender

 Male 8,064 52%
 Female 7,376 48%
Gender

Race

 White 8,530 55.2%
 Black Or African American 2,388 15.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 164 1.1%
 Asian 567 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.1%
 Other Race 3,050 19.8%
 Two Or More Races 724 4.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-248387395
25-343731,5581,931
35-446239191,542
45-545386131,151
55-64479306785
65-74256114370
75-8411639155
85 Plus47855

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,184 34%
 Single Guardian 1,038 16%
 Singles 2,356 37%
 Singles With Roommate 806 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,636 73%
 Households with Kids 1,748 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1142142284
2126119245
3116120236
4116119235
510482186
698116214
79485179
86275137
98067147
106966135
117063133
127647123
137147118
146746113
15534699
166655121
174863111
187277149
196256118
206166127

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 22305 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 22305 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1940s. Looking at 22305 real estate data, the median home value of $519,400 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 22305 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 22305 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 22305 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,397 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 43 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,109 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 331 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,944 57%
 Households Vacant 479 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 321 67%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 3%
 For Sale Only 37 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 73 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 278 7%
 1 Bedroom 1,724 45%
 2 Bedroom 1,271 33%
 3+ Bedroom 526 14%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $78,220 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 22305 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 22305 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 22305. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,775 63%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,583 21%
 No Earnings 2,081 17%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,775 63%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,583 21%
 No Earnings 2,081 17%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,255 65.4%
 Public transportation 2,309 24.1%
 Taxicab 91 1.0%
 Motorcycle 74 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 534 5.6%
 Worked at Home 307 3.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,397 24%
 High School Graduate 1,806 31%
 Associate's degree 88 2%
 Bachelor's degree 1,217 21%
 Master's degree 863 15%
 Professional school degree 323 6%
 Doctorate degree 127 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,595 67.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 477 20.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 280 11.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 22305

ZIP Code 22305 is in the Alexandria City Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 22305.

Mount Vernon Elementary
2601 Commonwealth Ave
Alexandria, VA 22305
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alexandria City Public Schools
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary
3600 Commonwealth Ave
Alexandria, VA 22305
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Alexandria City Public Schools
St Rita School
3801 Russell Rd
Alexandria, VA 22305
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Grace Episcopal School
3601 Russell Rd
Alexandria, VA 22305
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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