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ZIP Code 23838

Primary City:Chesterfield, VA (View All Cities)
County: Chesterfield County
Timezone: Eastern (7:23pm)
Area code: 804 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.3, -77.6
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23838

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23838. 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 23838. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23838, 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:
Chesterfield, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23838 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23838 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 23838 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23838 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,341
Population Density 154 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,586
Median Home Value $315,700
Land Area 99.94 sq mi
Water Area 2.61 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,362
Median Household Income $103,059

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3655246736073252412724545928537576455683802061065325
Female3805126005722761923035177217968406695463411801076776
Total7451,0361,2731,1796014335759711,3131,6491,5971,3141,114721386213120101

Gender

 Male 7,646 50%
 Female 7,695 50%
Gender

Race

 White 13,046 85.0%
 Black Or African American 1,652 10.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.3%
 Asian 239 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 75 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 287 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner182739941,6331,30663117936
Renter205586584015144
Total383281,0801,6911,34664619340

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,134 77%
 Single Guardian 518 10%
 Singles 557 10%
 Singles With Roommate 153 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,191 60%
 Households with Kids 2,171 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6975928084991071121221221421381411301521251491117083
Female6981858999118861041051191151081091491251541181047167
Total138156177169183217193216227241257246250279277279267215141150

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23838 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23838 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 23838 real estate data, the median home value of $315,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 23838. Rentals in 23838 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23838 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,326 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,161 74%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 909 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 292 5%
 Households Vacant 224 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 2.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 3.1%
 For Sale Only 86 38.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 11.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 9.4%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 78 34.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 80 27%
 3+ Bedroom 212 73%
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 $103,059 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 23838 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. However, that is not the case in 23838. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 6,286 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,001 24%
 No Earnings 3,280 26%
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 6,286 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,001 24%
 No Earnings 3,280 26%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,806 93.7%
 Public transportation 10 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 15 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 49 0.6%
 Worked at Home 452 5.4%
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 258 5%
 High School Graduate 2,636 50%
 Associate's degree 435 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,085 21%
 Master's degree 550 10%
 Professional school degree 204 4%
 Doctorate degree 92 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,821 75.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 677 18.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 261 6.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23838

ZIP Code 23838 is in the Chesterfield County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23838.

Matoaca High School
17700 Longhouse Ln
Chesterfield, VA 23838
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chesterfield County Public Schools

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