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ZIP Code 23805

Primary City:Petersburg, VA (View All Cities)
County: Petersburg City
Timezone: Eastern (9:11pm)
Area code: 804 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.1, -77.4
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23805

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23805. 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 23805. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23805, 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:
Petersburg, VA
Unacceptable:
Walnut Hill

Stats and Demographics for the 23805 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23805 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 23805 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23805 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,490
Population Density 266 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,723
Median Home Value $160,200
Land Area 73.30 sq mi
Water Area 0.37 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,048
Median Household Income $47,366

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male589527546623734655482511573690647677595440304221150135
Female521456528734853619506550666802859815704514367317264316
Total1,1109831,0741,3571,5871,2749881,0611,2391,4921,5061,4921,299954671538414451

Gender

 Male 9,099 47%
 Female 10,391 53%
Gender

Race

 White 7,305 37.5%
 Black Or African American 11,260 57.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 52 0.3%
 Asian 244 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 24 0.1%
 Other Race 173 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 432 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner533276511,1341,306871513215
Renter4597265695483621728854
Total5121,0531,2201,6821,6681,043601269

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,241 40%
 Single Guardian 1,889 23%
 Singles 2,416 30%
 Singles With Roommate 502 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,828 72%
 Households with Kids 2,220 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1361251141089990981241169611593117125111127116130139146
Female10398108999610494788411310710310798106121143172192170
Total239223222207195194192202200209222196224223217248259302331316

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23805 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23805 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 23805 real estate data, the median home value of $160,200 is slightly less 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 23805. Rentals in 23805 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23805 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,871 96.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 2 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 233 1.2%
 Other Institutional 131 0.7%
 College Student Housing 201 1.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 52 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,745 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,325 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,978 34%
 Households Vacant 675 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 304 45%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Sale Only 131 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 199 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 38 1%
 1 Bedroom 180 7%
 2 Bedroom 1,158 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,287 48%
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 $47,366 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23805 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 23805 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,604 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,323 20%
 No Earnings 6,352 39%
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 6,604 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,323 20%
 No Earnings 6,352 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,316 93.0%
 Public transportation 35 0.4%
 Taxicab 8 0.1%
 Motorcycle 5 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 205 2.3%
 Worked at Home 375 4.2%
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 1,225 19.3%
 High School Graduate 3,611 57.0%
 Associate's degree 340 5.4%
 Bachelor's degree 790 12.5%
 Master's degree 247 3.9%
 Professional school degree 78 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 46 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,427 76.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 348 11.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 380 12.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23805

ZIP Code 23805 is in the Petersburg City Public Schools. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23805.

Walnut Hill Elementary
300 South Blvd
Petersburg, VA 23805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Petersburg City Public Schools
Petersburg High School
3101 Johnson Rd
Petersburg, VA 23805
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Petersburg City Public Schools
Vernon Johns Junior High School
3101 Homestead Dr
Petersburg, VA 23805
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Petersburg City Public Schools
Poplar Springs Hospital Learning Center
350 Poplar Dr
Petersburg, VA 23805
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Brec Academy
455 Old Wagner Rd
Petersburg, VA 23805
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Robert a Lewis Sda School
300 Poplar Dr
Petersburg, VA 23805
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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