Colonial Heights, VA 23834 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23834: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Colonial Heights, VA 23834

Acceptable Alternative
Colonial Hgts, VA 23834
S Chesterfld, VA 23834
South Chesterfield, VA 23834

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Colonial Heights City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.287, Longitude -77.391
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 23834 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Chesterfield, Colonial Heights City).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,217
  • PO Box Addresses: 503
  • Residential Addresses: 10,669
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 86
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,583

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

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Colonial Heights, VA 23834 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,538
Daytime Population: Workers 13,783
Daytime Population: Residents 13,951
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,734
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 26,363
Population in Familes 21,562
Population in Group Qrtrs 175
Population Density2 1,278
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $55,892
Average Household Income $69,636
Per Capita Income $27,753


Total Housing Units 11,157 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,976 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,521 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 660 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $192,068
Average Home Value $212,074


Total Households 10,497
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 7,127
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 0.54% 0.69%
Households 0.45% 0.62%
Families 0.3% 0.53%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Colonial Heights, VA 23834 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23834 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 # 120 86th
Population Density # 147 83rd
Diversity Index # 235 73rd
Median Household Income # 341 61st
Per Capita Income # 379 57th

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