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ZIP Code 23231

Primary City:Henrico, VA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (1:59am)
Coordinates:37.4, -77.3
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23231

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23231. 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 23231. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23231, 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:
Henrico, VA
Acceptable:
Richmond
Unacceptable:
Millers, Montrose, Montrose Heights, Varina

Stats and Demographics for the 23231 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23231 is located in southeast Virginia and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 23231 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23231 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 34,685
Population Density 393 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,438
Median Home Value $181,900
Land Area 88.30 sq mi
Water Area 6.89 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,428
Median Household Income $53,705

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1441,2391,2391,3399679579451,1401,1451,2521,2641,167880572344232154107
Female1,1531,1631,2311,2811,1751,3011,2171,2721,3891,5501,5521,2901,006663452346294263
Total2,2972,4022,4702,6202,1422,2582,1622,4122,5342,8022,8162,4571,8861,235796578448370

Gender

 Male 16,087 46%
 Female 18,598 54%
Gender

Race

 White 12,582 36.3%
 Black Or African American 20,564 59.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 198 0.6%
 Asian 246 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 286 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 796 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner661,0041,8052,3832,0361,050566187
Renter4481,12090782555327015751
Total5142,1242,7123,2082,5891,320723238

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,701 42%
 Single Guardian 3,683 27%
 Singles 3,259 24%
 Singles With Roommate 785 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,440 63%
 Households with Kids 4,988 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male222212260242247264230260238233246251251258268303296264208195
Female201232239250217253220228245223247249250262256294292221218216
Total423444499492464517450488483456493500501520524597588485426411

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23231 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23231 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 23231 real estate data, the median home value of $181,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 23231. Rentals in 23231 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23231 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,639 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 11 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 11 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,542 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,555 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,331 30%
 Households Vacant 1,010 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 291 28.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 1.5%
 For Sale Only 349 34.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 54 5.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 2.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 271 26.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 37 1%
 1 Bedroom 629 14%
 2 Bedroom 1,991 45%
 3+ Bedroom 1,809 41%
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 $53,705 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 23231 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 23231 can expect to fall in that range. 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 12,532 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,870 25%
 No Earnings 8,216 30%
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 12,532 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,870 25%
 No Earnings 8,216 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,035 94%
 Public transportation 236 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 276 2%
 Worked at Home 471 3%
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 1,656 15.3%
 High School Graduate 6,253 57.7%
 Associate's degree 580 5.3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,694 15.6%
 Master's degree 445 4.1%
 Professional school degree 84 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 131 1.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,070 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 534 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 923 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23231

ZIP Code 23231 is in the Henrico County Public Schools. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23231.

Generating Recovery of Academic Direction
2915 Williamsburg Rd
Henrico, VA 23231
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Henrico County Public Schools
Baker Elementary
6651 Willson Rd
Richmond, VA 23231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henrico County Public Schools
Montrose Elementary
2820 Williamsburg Rd
Richmond, VA 23231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henrico County Public Schools
Varina Elementary
2551 New Market Rd
Richmond, VA 23231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henrico County Public Schools
Ward Elementary
3400 Darbytown Rd
Richmond, VA 23231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henrico County Public Schools
Rolfe Middle School
6901 Messer Rd
Richmond, VA 23231
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Henrico County Public Schools
Mehfoud Elementary
8320 Buffin Rd
Richmond, VA 23231
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henrico County Public Schools
Varina High School
7053 Messer Rd
Richmond, VA 23231
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Henrico County Public Schools
East End Christian Academy
3294 Britton Rd
Henrico, VA 23231
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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