Richmond, VA 23220 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23220: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Richmond, VA 23220

Not Acceptable, USPS
Saunders, VA 23220

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,410
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,631
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,318
  • County: Richmond City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.553, Longitude -77.456
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Richmond, VA 23220 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 38,841
Daytime Population: Workers 32,047
Daytime Population: Residents 19,024
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 51,071
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.31
Population in Households 33,207
Population in Familes 12,911
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,634
Population Density2 7,608
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $32,158
Average Household Income $58,397
Per Capita Income $26,897


Total Housing Units 18,061 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,267 (23.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,188 (67.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,606 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $247,029
Average Home Value $348,172


Total Households 16,455
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 4,671
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 1.29% 1.26%
Households 1.23% 1.39%
Families 1.03% 1.2%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   3.25%

Richmond, VA 23220 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23220 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 # 49 94th
Population Density # 16 98th
Diversity Index # 127 86th
Median Household Income # 812 7th
Per Capita Income # 413 53rd

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