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, 2016)


Total Population 43,882
Population in Households 43,636
Population in Familes 34,688
Population in Group Qrtrs 246
Population Density1 2,099
Diversity Index2 79


Total Households 15,760
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 10,717
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,463 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,297 (41.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,670 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $166,094
Average Home Value $182,028


Median Household Income $43,289
Average Household Income $53,474
Per Capita Income $19,383
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.87% 1.03%
Households 0.61% 0.93%
Families 0.53% 0.86%
Median Household Income   -1.03%
Per Capita Income   0.53%
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 23234 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23234 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 # 32 96th
Population Density1 # 125 86th
Diversity Index2 # 23 97th
Median Household Income # 574 34th
Per Capita Income # 734 16th

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