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ZIP Code 23836

Primary City:Chester, VA (View All Cities)
County: Chesterfield County
Timezone: Eastern (12:01am)
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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5335304639
5-9448382830
10-14480464944
15-19413412825
20-24271302573
25-29269329598
30-34288320608
35-39387420807
40-44460506966
45-495745651,139
50-54476465941
55-59408378786
60-64308315623
65-69214241455
70-74142149291
75-79100111211
80-844969118
85 Plus405090

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


OwnerRenterTotal
15-242880108
25-34274225499
35-44705212917
45-541,0011481,149
55-6472398821
65-7440532437
75-8418116197
85 Plus46551

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


MaleFemaleTotal
1514596
26664130
37276148
48462146
58369152
69361154
78680166
88786173
99986185
108385168
1110399202
128995184
13112102214
149383176
158592177
1610386189
1791104195
187577152
195953112
205751108

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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