Doswell, VA 23047 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23047: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Doswell, VA 23047

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hanover County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.85, Longitude -77.506
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 23047 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Caroline, Hanover).

  • Businesses Addresses: 76
  • PO Box Addresses: 100
  • Residential Addresses: 829
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 829

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Doswell, VA 23047 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,415
Daytime Population: Workers 6,545
Daytime Population: Residents 1,079
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,624
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 3.16
Population in Households 2,413
Population in Familes 2,095
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 45
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $80,672
Average Household Income $89,667
Per Capita Income $34,295


Total Housing Units 1,002 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 747 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 176 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $312,273
Average Home Value $354,920


Total Households 923
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 714
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 0.35% 0.74%
Households 0.41% 0.75%
Families 0.29% 0.66%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Doswell, VA 23047 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23047 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 # 480 45th
Population Density # 597 31st
Diversity Index # 437 50th
Median Household Income # 132 85th
Per Capita Income # 199 77th

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