Zip Code 23836 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameChester
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Chesterfield
Area Code804
Current Population:11444
Racial Majority:White 64.92%
Public School Racial Majority:White 51.7%
Unemployment Rate:3.6%
Median Household Income$76300
Average Adjusted Gross Income$80760
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time22.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range79 - 98 ft.
Area27 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.35192500, -77.33042000

Zip Code 23836 Description

Zip Code 23836 is located in the state of Virginia in the Richmond metro area. Zip code 23836 is primarily located in Chesterfield County. The official US Postal Service name for 23836 is CHESTER, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23836 are contained within or border the city limits of Hopewell, VA, Chester, VA, . The area code for zip code 23836 is 804. 23836 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23836 is 3.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 23836 increased to 11444 from 8377 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23836 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 23836 public schools is White. 33.2% of students in 23836 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 7736 64.92% 7755 +-0%
 Black Or African American 2346 19.69% 1997 +17%
 Hispanic 816 6.85% 589 +39%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 25 -100%
 Asian 880 7.39% 804 +9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 5 -100%
 Other Race 22 0% 22 -100%
 Two Or More Races 247 1.16% 247 -44%

Zip Code 23836 Race/Ethnicity

 White 51.7%
 Black Or African American 21.7%
 Hispanic 18.3%
 Asian 4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 4%

Zip Code 23836 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population114448377
Male Population49.50%
Female Population50.50%
Total Households4179
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$76300
Income Under $50K Per Year30.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year31.60%
23836 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 4Donald McEachinDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$238111
Average Real Estate Sale Price$259463
Current Unemployment Level 3.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.0%
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 1 - 10

Zip Code 23836 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)28313846556368666048393248
Avg Max Temp (°F)49536272798690888372625371
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Richmond, VA
CBSA Type23836
CBSA Population1254181
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 23836
Dale High SchoolChesterfield
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 23836
Davis Middle SchoolChesterfield