Richmond, VA 23234 ZIP Code Profile


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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Richmond, VA 23234

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

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 755
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,701
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 856
  • 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).

Richmond, VA 23234 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23234 to the other 851 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 28 97th
Population Density1 # 118 86th
Diversity Index2 # 21 98th
Median Household Income # 537 37th
Per Capita Income # 673 21st

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Richmond, VA 23234 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 44,403
Population in Households 44,152
Population in Familes 35,030
Population in Group Qrtrs 251
Population Density1 2,175
Diversity Index2 79


Total Households 16,167
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 10,998
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,759 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,558 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,609 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,592 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $165,503
Average Home Value $176,084


Median Household Income $42,645
Average Household Income $52,749
Per Capita Income $19,229
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.15% 1.19%
Households 1.05% 1.16%
Families 0.97% 1.09%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
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.

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