Henrico, VA 23228 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 23228: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Henrico, VA 23228

Acceptable Alternative
Richmond, VA 23228

Not Acceptable, USPS
Staples Mill, VA 23228

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,417
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,061
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,923
  • County: Henrico County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.625, Longitude -77.497
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Henrico, VA 23228 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 35,848
Population in Households 34,811
Population in Familes 24,139
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,037
Population Density1 3,173
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 15,451
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 8,153
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,645 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,683 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,768 (46.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,194 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $180,753
Average Home Value $190,046


Median Household Income $46,362
Average Household Income $56,206
Per Capita Income $25,027
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.64%
Households 0.41% 0.6%
Families 0.18% 0.44%
Median Household Income   -1.15%
Per Capita Income   0.73%
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.

Henrico, VA 23228 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23228 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 # 60 93rd
Population Density1 # 90 90th
Diversity Index2 # 43 95th
Median Household Income # 508 42nd
Per Capita Income # 453 48th

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