Fort Lee, VA 23801 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 23801: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Lee, VA 23801

Acceptable Alternative
Petersburg, VA 23801

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Prince George County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.237, Longitude -77.335
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 23801 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Petersburg City, Prince George).

  • Businesses Addresses: 142
  • PO Box Addresses: 282
  • Residential Addresses: 1,494
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,494

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Fort Lee, VA 23801 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,983
Population in Households 3,793
Population in Familes 3,721
Population in Group Qrtrs 190
Population Density1 613
Diversity Index2 79


Median Household Income $55,972
Average Household Income $62,587
Per Capita Income $15,544


Total Housing Units 1,003 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8 ( 0.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 930 (92.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $133,333
Average Home Value $125,000


Total Households 938
Average Household Size 4.04
Family Households 897
Average Family Size 4
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 2.02% 1.45%
Households 1.79% 1.41%
Families 1.77% 1.41%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Fort Lee, VA 23801 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23801 to the other 876 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 394 55th
Population Density # 191 78th
Diversity Index # 22 98th
Median Household Income # 363 59th
Per Capita Income # 835 5th

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