Ashland, VA 23005 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23005: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ashland, VA 23005

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ashaiiu, VA 23005

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,786
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,066
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 385
  • County: Hanover County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.748, Longitude -77.472
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ashland, VA 23005 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,595
Daytime Population: Workers 15,771
Daytime Population: Residents 8,826
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,597
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.40
Population in Households 16,399
Population in Familes 13,396
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,196
Population Density2 237
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $67,890
Average Household Income $89,257
Per Capita Income $36,332


Total Housing Units 7,222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,625 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,113 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 484 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $291,891
Average Home Value $336,886


Total Households 6,738
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 4,610
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 1.24% 1.2%
Households 1.43% 1.34%
Families 1.26% 1.22%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Ashland, VA 23005 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23005 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 # 177 80th
Population Density # 257 71st
Diversity Index # 408 53rd
Median Household Income # 210 76th
Per Capita Income # 177 80th

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