Richmond, VA 23223 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23223: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Richmond, VA 23223

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,051
  • Single Family Addresses: 17,910
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,903
  • County: Richmond City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.558, Longitude -77.374
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 23223 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Henrico, Richmond City).

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Richmond, VA 23223 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 51,631
Population in Households 49,728
Population in Familes 35,880
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,903
Population Density1 2,940
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 20,960
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 11,589
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,999 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,185 (38.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,775 (49.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,039 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $156,065
Average Home Value $175,724


Median Household Income $38,093
Average Household Income $50,513
Per Capita Income $20,974
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.5% 1.44%
Households 1.57% 1.5%
Families 1.1% 1.19%
Median Household Income   -0.38%
Per Capita Income   0.95%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Richmond, VA 23223 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23223 to the other 873 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 19 98th
Population Density1 # 100 89th
Diversity Index2 # 418 52nd
Median Household Income # 686 22nd
Per Capita Income # 669 23rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.