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ZIP Code 23836

Primary City:Chester, VA (View All Cities)
County: Chesterfield County
Timezone: Eastern (7:06pm)
Area code: 804 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.36, -77.33
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23836

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23836. 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 23836. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23836, 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:
Chester, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23836 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23836 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 23836 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23836 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,444
Population Density 452 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,674
Median Home Value $228,500
Land Area 25.32 sq mi
Water Area 2.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,179
Median Household Income $83,433

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3354484804132712692883874605744764083082141421004940
Female3043824644123023293204205065654653783152411491116950
Total6398309448255735986088079661,13994178662345529121111890

Gender

 Male 5,662 49%
 Female 5,782 51%
Gender

Race

 White 8,053 70.4%
 Black Or African American 2,032 17.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 27 0.2%
 Asian 807 7.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.1%
 Other Race 226 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 287 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner282747051,00172340518146
Renter802252121489832165
Total1084999171,14982143719751

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,615 63%
 Single Guardian 600 14%
 Singles 781 19%
 Singles With Roommate 183 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,488 60%
 Households with Kids 1,691 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5166728483938687998310389112938510391755957
Female456476626961808686859995102839286104775351
Total96130148146152154166173185168202184214176177189195152112108

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23836 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23836 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 23836 real estate data, the median home value of $228,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 23836. Rentals in 23836 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23836 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,444 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,589 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 774 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 816 17%
 Households Vacant 495 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 256 51.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1.8%
 For Sale Only 60 12.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 4.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 8.7%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 104 21.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 86 10%
 2 Bedroom 452 51%
 3+ Bedroom 340 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 $83,433 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 23836 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 23836 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 4,357 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,133 24%
 No Earnings 2,501 28%
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 4,357 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,133 24%
 No Earnings 2,501 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,469 95.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 17 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 27 0.5%
 Worked at Home 225 3.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 330 9%
 High School Graduate 1,638 45%
 Associate's degree 267 7%
 Bachelor's degree 760 21%
 Master's degree 371 10%
 Professional school degree 171 5%
 Doctorate degree 88 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,126 85.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 259 10.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 94 3.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23836

ZIP Code 23836 is in the Chesterfield County Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23836.

Enon Elementary
2001 East Hundred Rd
Chester, VA 23836
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chesterfield County Public Schools
Elizabeth Davis Middle School
601 Corvus Court
Chester, VA 23836
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Chesterfield County Public Schools
Elizabeth Scott Elementary
813 Beginners Trail Loop
Chester, VA 23836
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chesterfield County Public Schools
Goddard School-Rivers Bend
13036 Rivers Bend Blvd
Chester, VA 23836
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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