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ZIP Code 23834

Primary City:Colonial Heights, VA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (11:05am)
Coordinates:37.29, -77.40
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23834

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23834. 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 23834. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23834, 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:
Colonial Heights, VA
Acceptable:
Colonial Hgts, S Chesterfld, South Chesterfield

Stats and Demographics for the 23834 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23834 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 23834 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23834 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,612
Population Density 1,134 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,934
Median Home Value $190,700
Land Area 22.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.81 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,217
Median Household Income $54,548

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male774856950923726702646733743968885753713529390335221179
Female7688758858437438007618278949911,003874809607541449441475
Total1,5421,7311,8351,7661,4691,5021,4071,5601,6371,9591,8881,6271,5221,136931784662654

Gender

 Male 12,026 47%
 Female 13,586 53%
Gender

Race

 White 18,859 73.6%
 Black Or African American 4,824 18.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 108 0.4%
 Asian 769 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.1%
 Other Race 397 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 642 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner545471,0841,6231,4981,100820301
Renter325806602586332188203148
Total3791,3531,6862,2091,8301,2881,023449

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,836 47%
 Single Guardian 2,149 21%
 Singles 2,728 27%
 Singles With Roommate 504 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,678 65%
 Households with Kids 3,539 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male150159145157161171160181183170209203184184197197185199145156
Female152155155155172173172166192166196183161179186183181162131129
Total302314300312333344332347375336405386345363383380366361276285

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23834 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23834 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 23834 real estate data, the median home value of $190,700 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 23834. Rentals in 23834 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 23834 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,436 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 3 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 168 0.7%
 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 4,984 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,043 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,190 29%
 Households Vacant 717 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 258 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 2%
 For Sale Only 182 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 33 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 184 26%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 137 4%
 1 Bedroom 362 11%
 2 Bedroom 1,579 46%
 3+ Bedroom 1,343 39%
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 $54,548 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23834 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 23834 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 8,883 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,155 20%
 No Earnings 7,574 37%
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 8,883 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,155 20%
 No Earnings 7,574 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,111 94.0%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 18 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 350 3.0%
 Worked at Home 338 2.9%
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 937 12.0%
 High School Graduate 4,752 60.9%
 Associate's degree 436 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,149 14.7%
 Master's degree 374 4.8%
 Professional school degree 61 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 99 1.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,308 83.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 198 3.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 668 12.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23834

ZIP Code 23834 is in the Chesterfield County Public Schools. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23834.

Marguerite F Christian Elementary
14801 Woods Edge Rd
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chesterfield County Public Schools
Colonial Heights Middle School
500 Conduit Rd
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Colonial Heights City Public Schools
Lakeview Elementary
401 Taswell Ave
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Colonial Heights City Public Schools
North Elementary
3201 Dale Ave
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Colonial Heights City Public Schools
Tussing Elementary
5501 Conduit Rd
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Colonial Heights City Public Schools
Colonial Heights High School
3600 Conduit Rd
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Colonial Heights City Public Schools
Colonial Heights Tech Center
3451 Conduit Rd
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Colonial Heights City Public Schools

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