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ZIP Code 23234

Primary City:Richmond, VA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Broad Rock
County: Richmond City
Timezone: Eastern (7:14pm)
Area code: 804 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.47, -77.47
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23234

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23234. 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 23234. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23234, 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
Acceptable:
Ampthill, N Chesterfld, North Chesterfield

Stats and Demographics for the 23234 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23234 is located in southeast 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 23234 are primarily black or African American. 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 parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23234 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 42,989
Population Density 2,179 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,952
Median Home Value $161,000
Land Area 19.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.67 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,461
Median Household Income $46,279

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6831,6151,5801,5921,6651,6381,6511,4261,3911,3731,2971,158999600432343228145
Female1,6711,5171,5161,5271,5091,6501,7181,5131,5291,6231,5301,3651,078800588449329261
Total3,3543,1323,0963,1193,1743,2883,3692,9392,9202,9962,8272,5232,0771,4001,020792557406

Gender

 Male 20,816 48%
 Female 22,173 52%
Gender

Race

 White 12,936 30.1%
 Black Or African American 21,936 51.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 280 0.7%
 Asian 1,153 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 49 0.1%
 Other Race 5,319 12.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,316 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner959761,6232,1512,1161,202700229
Renter6421,9081,4631,13368532216056
Total7372,8843,0863,2842,8011,524860285

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,964 39%
 Single Guardian 4,808 31%
 Singles 3,626 23%
 Singles With Roommate 1,063 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 9,282 60%
 Households with Kids 6,179 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male348328350327329335335299317331341283296329325318337307305313
Female343351331314326302294277318286311305319295300307310312298318
Total691679681641655637629576635617652588615624625625647619603631

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23234 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23234 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 23234 real estate data, the median home value of $161,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23234 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23234 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23234 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 42,864 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 37 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 88 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,238 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,854 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,369 38%
 Households Vacant 1,491 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 810 54.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 36 2.4%
 For Sale Only 256 17.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 1.5%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 333 22.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 615 9.7%
 2 Bedroom 3,391 53.7%
 3+ Bedroom 2,279 36.1%
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 $46,279 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23234 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 23234 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 14,208 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,715 23%
 No Earnings 10,990 33%
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 14,208 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,715 23%
 No Earnings 10,990 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 17,758 94.1%
 Public transportation 419 2.2%
 Taxicab 6 0.0%
 Motorcycle 25 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 244 1.3%
 Worked at Home 426 2.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,517 27.3%
 High School Graduate 6,675 51.7%
 Associate's degree 706 5.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,456 11.3%
 Master's degree 416 3.2%
 Professional school degree 104 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 27 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,991 74.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 556 5.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,840 19.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23234

ZIP Code 23234 is in the Chesterfield County Public Schools. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23234.

Falling Creek Elementary
4800 Hopkins Rd
Richmond, VA 23234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chesterfield County Public Schools
Falling Creek Middle School
4724 Hopkins Rd
Richmond, VA 23234
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Chesterfield County Public Schools
Hopkins Road Elementary
6000 Hopkins Rd
Richmond, VA 23234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chesterfield County Public Schools
J G Hening Elementary
5230 Chicora Dr
Richmond, VA 23234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chesterfield County Public Schools
Summer Hill/Ruffin Road Elementary
2717 Alexander St
Richmond, VA 23234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richmond City Public Schools
Broad Rock Elementary
4615 Ferguson Ln
Richmond, VA 23234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richmond City Public Schools
Thomas C. Boushall Middle School
3400 Hopkins Rd
Richmond, VA 23234
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Richmond City Public Schools
Meadowbrook High School
4901 Cogbill Rd
Richmond, VA 23234
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chesterfield County Public Schools

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