Richmond, VA 23234 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 23234: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Richmond, VA 23234

Acceptable Alternative
Ampthill, VA 23234
N Chesterfld, VA 23234
North Chesterfield, VA 23234

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 779
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,779
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,125
  • County: Chesterfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.452, Longitude -77.476
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 23234 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Chesterfield, Richmond City).

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Richmond, VA 23234 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 43,342
Daytime Population: Workers 9,299
Daytime Population: Residents 23,579
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 32,878
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 43,102
Population in Familes 34,230
Population in Group Qrtrs 240
Population Density2 2,164
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $44,509
Average Household Income $54,713
Per Capita Income $19,682


Total Housing Units 16,971 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,154 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,299 (43.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,518 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $167,619
Average Home Value $185,519


Total Households 15,453
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 10,545
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 0.9% 1.04%
Households 0.67% 0.92%
Families 0.56% 0.82%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   1.76%

Richmond, VA 23234 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23234 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 # 35 96th
Population Density # 121 86th
Diversity Index # 22 98th
Median Household Income # 577 34th
Per Capita Income # 752 14th

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