Zip Code 23834 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameColonial Heights
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Chesterfield
Secondary County: City of Colonial Heights
Area Code804
Current Population:25612
Racial Majority:White 72.09%
Public School Racial Majority:White 60.5%
Unemployment Rate:6.6%
Median Household Income$57880
Average Adjusted Gross Income$53680
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time22.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range69 - 98 ft.
Area23 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.28968000, -77.39216200

Zip Code 23834 Description

Zip Code 23834 is located in the state of Virginia in the Richmond metro area. Zip code 23834 is primarily located in Chesterfield County. Portions of 23834 are also located in City of Colonial Heights County. The official US Postal Service name for 23834 is COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23834 are contained within or border the city limits of Colonial Heights, VA, Ettrick, VA, Chester, VA, and Petersburg, VA. The area code for zip code 23834 is 804. 23834 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23834 is 6.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 23834 increased to 25612 from 24442 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23834 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 23834 public schools is White. 45.6% of students in 23834 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 18245 72.09% 18372 -1%
 Black Or African American 5036 19.9% 4748 +6%
 Hispanic 937 3.7% 1053 -11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 90 -100%
 Asian 675 2.67% 759 -11%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 13 -100%
 Other Race 22 0% 22 -100%
 Two Or More Races 555 1.64% 555 -25%

Zip Code 23834 Race/Ethnicity

 White 60.5%
 Black Or African American 23.4%
 Hispanic 7.3%
 Asian 3.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 5.2%

Zip Code 23834 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2561224442
Male Population47.00%
Female Population53.00%
Total Households10217
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
45.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
66.7%
Median Household Income$57880
Income Under $50K Per Year42.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year19.70%
23834 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 4Donald McEachinDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$190911
Average Real Estate Sale Price$164868
Current Unemployment Level 6.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.5%
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 23834 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)28303745546368665947393147
Avg Max Temp (°F)49536272798690888272625371
Avg Precip (In.)4.023.184.233.354.063.144.514.214.433.613.283.1545.16
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Richmond, VA
CBSA Type23834
CBSA Population1254181
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours