Chesterfield, VA 23838 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23838: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chesterfield, VA 23838

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 29
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,917
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Chesterfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.327, Longitude -77.607
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chesterfield, VA 23838 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,775
Population in Households 16,721
Population in Familes 15,365
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density1 158
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 5,839
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 4,939
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,069 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,349 (88.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 490 ( 8.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 230 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $333,397
Average Home Value $374,107


Median Household Income $103,007
Average Household Income $118,144
Per Capita Income $41,224
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.08% 1.35%
Households 0.93% 1.29%
Families 0.83% 1.22%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

Chesterfield, VA 23838 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23838 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 # 185 79th
Population Density1 # 300 66th
Diversity Index2 # 479 45th
Median Household Income # 68 92nd
Per Capita Income # 121 86th

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