ZIP Code 23803 - Petersburg Virginia

ZIP Code 23803 is located in Petersburg Virginia. Portions of 23803 are also in Matoaca and Ettrick. 23803 is primarily within Chesterfield County, with some portions in Dinwiddie County and City of Petersburg. Regionally, it is located in the Richmond-Petersburg Area.

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ZIP Code 23803 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NamePetersburg
Primary CountyChesterfield County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)41,913
Area Code(s)686 / 804
Current Time

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23803 Demographics

23803 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Virginia based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 23803 is African American. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 23803 is African American. The current unemployment level in 23803 is 6.7%.

Population Growth Rate6.86%
Population Density583 People per Square Mile
Total Households14,882
Percentage High Income Households1.1%
Median Household Income (2021)$49,302
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$307,210
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)6.7%
Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 59.94%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 64.17%

23803 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American160.04%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander320.08%

23803 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American90.26%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander80.23%

23803 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,5967.86%
Bachelor Degree2,14510.56%
High School Diploma8,30740.9%
No High School Diploma5972.94%
GED or Alternate1,2956.38%
1 or More Years of College3,72118.32%
Associates Degree1,4247.01%
Masters Degree1,0245.04%
Professional Degree890.44%
Doctorate Degree1110.55%

23803 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 23803
RegionRichmond-Petersburg Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaRichmond, VA
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area72 Square Miles

23803 Politics

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23803 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 11 - 20
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion65m - Rolling Coastal Plain

23803 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)27303745546367665947383147
Avg Max Temp (°F)48526172798690888272625270
Avg Precip (In.)3.993.184.223.334.063.224.524.24.363.613.283.1645.13

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