Petersburg, VA 23805 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23805: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Petersburg, VA 23805

Acceptable Alternative
N Dinwiddie, VA 23805
North Dinwiddie, VA 23805
S Prince Geo, VA 23805
South Prince George, VA 23805

Not Acceptable, USPS
Walnut Hill, VA 23805

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 723
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,121
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,523
  • County: Petersburg City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.136, Longitude -77.392
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 23805 has segments in 3 Counties / Independent Cities (Dinwiddie, Petersburg City, Prince George).

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Petersburg, VA 23805 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,700
Daytime Population: Workers 8,925
Daytime Population: Residents 10,509
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,434
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 19,230
Population in Familes 14,952
Population in Group Qrtrs 470
Population Density2 279
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $49,975
Average Household Income $63,541
Per Capita Income $27,139


Total Housing Units 8,940 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,937 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,243 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 760 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $160,798
Average Home Value $201,919


Total Households 8,180
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 5,111
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 0.23% 0.37%
Households 0.28% 0.37%
Families 0.14% 0.26%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Petersburg, VA 23805 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23805 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 # 158 82nd
Population Density # 244 72nd
Diversity Index # 157 82nd
Median Household Income # 478 45th
Per Capita Income # 399 54th

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