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ZIP Code 23173

Primary City:University Of Richmond, VA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: Unique
Neighborhood: Far West
County: Richmond City
Timezone: Eastern (9:53am)
Area code: 804 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.576, -77.542
ZIP (~800 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23173

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23173. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 23173. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23173, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
University Of Richmond, VA
Richmond, Univ Of Rich
University Of Richmo

Stats and Demographics for the 23173 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23173 is located in east Virginia and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 23173 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23173 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,820
Population Density 6,927 people per sq mi
Housing Units 39
Land Area 0.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 33

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 21Female Median Age: 20

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 1,243 44%
 Female 1,577 56%


 White 2,331 82.7%
 Black Or African American 206 7.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.2%
 Asian 165 5.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 41 1.5%
 Two Or More Races 71 2.5%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 21 64%
 Single Guardian 0 0%
 Singles 11 33%
 Singles With Roommate 1 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 28 85%
 Households with Kids 5 15%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23173 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 71 3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 2,749 97%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 20 51%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 11 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 2 5%
 Households Vacant 6 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 33%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 67%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 0 0%
Vacancy Reasons

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

ZIP 23173 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 23173 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 23173 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9 0.4%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,827 80.6%
 No Earnings 432 19.0%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9 0.4%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,827 80.6%
 No Earnings 432 19.0%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 358 38%
 Public transportation 22 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 493 53%
 Worked at Home 64 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 23173 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 0 0%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 6 27%
 Master's degree 16 73%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 25%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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