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ZIP Code 23221

Primary City:Richmond, VA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Near West
County: Richmond City
Timezone: Eastern (2:57pm)
Area code: 804 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.55, -77.49
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23221

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23221. 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 23221. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23221, 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:
Richmond, VA
Unacceptable:
Stewart

Stats and Demographics for the 23221 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23221 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 23221 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23221 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,680
Population Density 4,143 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,816
Median Home Value $324,800
Land Area 3.30 sq mi
Water Area 0.65 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,264
Median Household Income $56,219

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3052392061477711,1227315364503814014073682321431095859
Female3132371871899371,235662458410402364425383257159146114137
Total6184763933361,7082,3571,393994860783765832751489302255172196

Gender

 Male 6,665 49%
 Female 7,015 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,663 85.3%
 Black Or African American 1,252 9.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 30 0.2%
 Asian 276 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 183 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 270 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner47608685629751424242106
Renter8051,6254643722771227037
Total8522,2331,1491,0011,028546312143

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,077 29%
 Single Guardian 561 8%
 Singles 3,196 44%
 Singles With Roommate 1,430 20%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,253 86%
 Households with Kids 1,011 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6661475852535139444849374626382526273152
Female6571565746494844503848373430383828364967
Total1311321031159810299839486977480567663546380119

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23221 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 23221 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 23221 real estate data, the median home value of $324,800 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 23221. Rentals in 23221 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23221 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,638 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 37 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,656 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 836 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,772 48%
 Households Vacant 552 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 286 52%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 4%
 For Sale Only 98 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 78 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 67 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,294 34%
 2 Bedroom 1,999 52%
 3+ Bedroom 448 12%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $56,219 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 23221 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 23221 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 6,580 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,380 26%
 No Earnings 2,938 23%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,580 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,380 26%
 No Earnings 2,938 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,518 82.2%
 Public transportation 251 2.7%
 Taxicab 30 0.3%
 Motorcycle 73 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 719 7.9%
 Worked at Home 559 6.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 285 5%
 High School Graduate 1,547 28%
 Associate's degree 284 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,028 37%
 Master's degree 813 15%
 Professional school degree 356 7%
 Doctorate degree 150 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 618 41.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 807 54.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 57 3.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23221

ZIP Code 23221 is in the Richmond City Public Schools. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23221.

Albert Hill Middle School
3400 Patterson Ave
Richmond, VA 23221
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Richmond City Public Schools
John B. Cary Elementary
3021 Maplewood Ave
Richmond, VA 23221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richmond City Public Schools
St Gertrude High School
3215 Stuart Ave
Richmond, VA 23221
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Benedict School
3100 Grove Ave
Richmond, VA 23221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Benedictine College Preparatory
304 N Sheppard St
Richmond, VA 23221
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Richmond Academy
3809 Patterson Ave
Richmond, VA 23221
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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