Richmond, VA 23237 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 23237: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Richmond, VA 23237

Acceptable Alternative
N Chesterfld, VA 23237
North Chesterfield, VA 23237

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 479
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,376
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 175
  • County: Chesterfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.401, Longitude -77.462
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Richmond, VA 23237 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,683
Daytime Population: Workers 14,283
Daytime Population: Residents 11,403
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,686
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 21,600
Population in Familes 17,677
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density2 1,027
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $55,067
Average Household Income $63,936
Per Capita Income $23,367


Total Housing Units 8,432 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,464 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,428 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 540 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $176,298
Average Home Value $194,679


Total Households 7,892
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 5,538
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 0.6% 1.0%
Households 0.46% 0.9%
Families 0.34% 0.81%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   1.82%

Richmond, VA 23237 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23237 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 # 149 83rd
Population Density # 158 82nd
Diversity Index # 38 96th
Median Household Income # 361 59th
Per Capita Income # 553 37th

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