Zip Code 23803 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePetersburg
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Chesterfield
Secondary County: Dinwiddie
Area Code804
Alternate Zip Code NamesETTRICK
S CHESTERFLD
SOUTH CHESTERFIELD
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesMATOACA
Current Population:40542
Racial Majority:African American 60.28%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 68.2%
Unemployment Rate:9.6%
Median Household Income$39487
Average Adjusted Gross Income$40030
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time24.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range85 - 240 ft.
Area73 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.21294900, -77.48262000

Zip Code 23803 Description

Zip Code 23803 is located in the state of Virginia in the Richmond metro area. Zip code 23803 is primarily located in Chesterfield County. Portions of 23803 are also located in Dinwiddie County. The official US Postal Service name for 23803 is PETERSBURG, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23803 are contained within or border the city limits of Petersburg, VA, Matoaca, VA, Ettrick, VA, Fort Lee, VA, and Colonial Heights, VA. The area code for zip code 23803 is 804. 23803 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23803 is 9.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 23803 decreased to 40542 from 41402 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23803 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 23803 public schools is Black. 69.3% of students in 23803 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 12858 32.22% 12887 +-0%
 Black Or African American 24057 60.28% 25197 -5%
 Hispanic 1856 4.65% 1520 +22%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 36 0.09% 103 -65%
 Asian 267 0.67% 208 +28%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 9 -100%
 Other Race 39 0.15% 39 +51%
 Two Or More Races 579 1.94% 579 +34%

Zip Code 23803 Race/Ethnicity

 White 23.8%
 Black Or African American 68.2%
 Hispanic 4.6%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.2%

Zip Code 23803 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population4054241402
Male Population47.50%
Female Population52.50%
Total Households15640
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
69.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
62.5%
Median Household Income$39487
Income Under $50K Per Year61.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.20%
23803 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 4Donald McEachinDemocrat
Virginia District 3Bobby ScottDemocrat
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23803 Virginia State House of Delegates Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
63Lashrecse AirdDemocrat
66Kirk CoxRepublican
75Roslyn TylerDemocrat
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23803 Virginia State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
11Amanda ChaseRepublican
15Frank RuffRepublican
16Rosalyn DanceDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$133871
Average Real Estate Sale Price$119189
Current Unemployment Level 9.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level10.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago16.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65m - Rolling Coastal Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 23803 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Richmond, VA
CBSA Type23803
CBSA Population1254181
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 23803
Matoaca High SchoolChesterfield
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 23803
Matoaca Middle SchoolChesterfield