Richmond, VA 23221 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23221: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Richmond, VA 23221

Not Acceptable, USPS
Stewart, VA 23221

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 683
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,404
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,421
  • County: Richmond City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.558, Longitude -77.489
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Richmond, VA 23221 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,388
Daytime Population: Workers 7,759
Daytime Population: Residents 5,655
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,414
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 15,343
Population in Familes 7,805
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 4,816
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $62,467
Average Household Income $97,888
Per Capita Income $51,281


Total Housing Units 8,668 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,619 (41.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,428 (51.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 621 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $366,572
Average Home Value $466,213


Total Households 8,047
Average Household Size 1.91
Family Households 2,870
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 0.77% 0.93%
Households 0.57% 0.83%
Families 0.61% 0.84%
Median Household Income   5.01%
Per Capita Income   3.61%

Richmond, VA 23221 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23221 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 # 193 78th
Population Density # 39 96th
Diversity Index # 554 36th
Median Household Income # 253 71st
Per Capita Income # 60 93rd

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