Zip Code 23831 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameChester
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Chesterfield
Area Code804
Current Population:33079
Racial Majority:White 65.36%
Public School Racial Majority:White 51.9%
Unemployment Rate:3.0%
Median Household Income$72786
Average Adjusted Gross Income$64060
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time22.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range89 - 157 ft.
Area27 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.33932700, -77.45209700

Zip Code 23831 Description

Zip Code 23831 is located in the state of Virginia in the Richmond metro area. Zip code 23831 is primarily located in Chesterfield County. The official US Postal Service name for 23831 is CHESTER, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23831 are contained within or border the city limits of Chester, VA, Bellwood, VA, and Chesterfield Court House, VA. The area code for zip code 23831 is 804. 23831 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23831 is 3.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 23831 increased to 33079 from 24798 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23831 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 23831 public schools is White. 22.3% of students in 23831 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 22255 65.36% 21765 +2%
 Black Or African American 7751 22.76% 7170 +8%
 Hispanic 2694 7.91% 2360 +14%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 66 0.19% 113 -42%
 Asian 546 1.6% 850 -36%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 20 -100%
 Other Race 65 0.19% 65 +0%
 Two Or More Races 736 1.97% 736 -9%

Zip Code 23831 Race/Ethnicity

 White 51.9%
 Black Or African American 32.3%
 Hispanic 7.9%
 Asian 2.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 4.9%

Zip Code 23831 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3307924798
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households12504
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$72786
Income Under $50K Per Year30.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year40.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year29.30%
23831 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 4Donald McEachinDemocrat
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23831 Virginia State House of Delegates Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
62Riley IngramRepublican
66Kirk CoxRepublican
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23831 Virginia State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
11Amanda ChaseRepublican
16Rosalyn DanceDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$217008
Average Real Estate Sale Price$188751
Current Unemployment Level 3.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
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 23831 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)28303745546368665947393147
Avg Max Temp (°F)48526172798690888272625270
Avg Precip (In.)3.963.164.23.334.043.154.544.194.363.623.273.1644.98
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Richmond, VA
CBSA Type23831
CBSA Population1254181
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours