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ZIP Code 23227

Primary City:Richmond, VA (View All Cities)
County: Richmond City
Timezone: Eastern (3:06am)
Area code: 804 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.61, -77.44
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23227

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23227. 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 23227. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23227, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 23227 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23227 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 23227 are primarily black or African American. The number of seniors is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23227 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 24,440
Population Density 2,149 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,763
Median Home Value $223,000
Land Area 11.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,615
Median Household Income $45,823

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male712646607654748737613718768801809780659427290273266381
Female7205745276369158377908168259949781,0247485724704635821,080
Total1,4321,2201,1341,2901,6631,5741,4031,5341,5931,7951,7871,8041,4079997607368481,461

Gender

 Male 10,889 45%
 Female 13,551 55%
Gender

Race

 White 10,509 43.0%
 Black Or African American 12,670 51.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 48 0.2%
 Asian 416 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 300 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 491 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner375499871,2061,378809539232
Renter6729528151,013676350586814
Total7091,5011,8022,2192,0541,1591,1251,046

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,557 31%
 Single Guardian 2,221 19%
 Singles 4,939 43%
 Singles With Roommate 898 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,976 77%
 Households with Kids 2,639 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male148134145124137131130128120119125126131106143121157126107145
Female13615115311810211111213211710610310811595116113137127143187
Total284285298242239242242260237225228234246201259234294253250332

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23227 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 23227 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 23227 real estate data, the median home value of $223,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23227 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23227 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23227 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 23,743 97.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 19 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 16 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 390 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 153 0.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 119 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,494 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,243 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,878 46%
 Households Vacant 1,148 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 727 63.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1.0%
 For Sale Only 201 17.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 4.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 132 11.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 401 7%
 1 Bedroom 2,030 36%
 2 Bedroom 2,419 42%
 3+ Bedroom 867 15%
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 $45,823 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23227 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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 23227 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 9,059 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,705 22%
 No Earnings 7,513 35%
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 9,059 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,705 22%
 No Earnings 7,513 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,791 89%
 Public transportation 424 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 394 3%
 Worked at Home 581 5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,118 13%
 High School Graduate 3,976 47%
 Associate's degree 332 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,803 21%
 Master's degree 748 9%
 Professional school degree 257 3%
 Doctorate degree 155 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,144 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 764 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 251 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23227

ZIP Code 23227 is in the Richmond City Public Schools. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23227.

Real Special Ed. Center
4929 Chamberlayne Ave
Richmond, VA 23227
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Richmond City Public Schools
Thirteen Acres Special Ed. Center
3801 Hermitage Rd
Richmond, VA 23227
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Richmond City Public Schools
Chamberlayne Elementary
8200 St Charles Rd
Richmond, VA 23227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henrico County Public Schools
L. Douglas Wilder Middle School
6900 Wilkinson Rd
Richmond, VA 23227
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Henrico County Public Schools
Ginter Park Elementary
3817 Chamberlayne Ave
Richmond, VA 23227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richmond City Public Schools
Henderson Middle School
4319 Old Brook Rd
Richmond, VA 23227
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Richmond City Public Schools
Linwood Holton Elementary
1600 West Laburnum Ave
Richmond, VA 23227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richmond City Public Schools
Henrico High School
302 Azalea Ave
Richmond, VA 23227
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Henrico County Public Schools
John Marshall High School
4225 Old Brook Rd
Richmond, VA 23227
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Richmond City Public Schools
Luther Memorial School
1301 Robin Hood Rd
Richmond, VA 23227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Dooley School
8000 Brook Rd
Richmond, VA 23227
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The New Community School
4211 Hermitage Rd
Richmond, VA 23227
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Dominion Academy
1002 Wilmer Ave
Richmond, VA 23227
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Victory Christian Academy
8491 Chamberlayne Rd
Richmond, VA 23227
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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