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: 28
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,023
  • 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, 2017)


Total Population 15,837
Daytime Population: Workers 780
Daytime Population: Residents 7,456
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,236
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.52
Population in Households 15,816
Population in Familes 14,562
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 160
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $103,550
Average Household Income $119,584
Per Capita Income $41,346


Total Housing Units 5,690 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,988 (87.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 482 ( 8.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 220 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $348,841
Average Home Value $386,287


Total Households 5,470
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 4,650
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 1.05% 1.26%
Households 0.95% 1.2%
Families 0.86% 1.12%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

Chesterfield, VA 23838 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23838 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 # 191 78th
Population Density # 293 66th
Diversity Index # 478 45th
Median Household Income # 67 92nd
Per Capita Income # 116 87th

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