Chesterfield Court House, Virginia

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Population in July 2007: 4,082.
Males: 2,053  (50.3%)
Females: 2,029  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  34.9 years
Virginia median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 23832.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,760 (it was $52,304 in 2000)
Chesterfield Court House:

$59,760
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,140 (it was $19,125 in 2000)

Chesterfield Court House CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $163,038 (it was $94,100 in 2000)
Chesterfield Court House:

$163,038
VA:

$239,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $255,556; Detached houses: $261,244; Townhouses or other attached units: $179,556; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $140,350; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $181,000; Mobile homes: $49,476
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  • Races in Chesterfield Court House, VA (2000)

    Chesterfield Court House races chart
    • 2,44168.6%White alone
    • 85223.9%Black alone
    • 1243.5%Hispanic
    • 591.7%Two or more races
    • 521.5%Asian alone
    • 250.7%American Indian alone
    • 30.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.06%Other race alone

Races in Chesterfield Court House detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Chesterfield Court House: 98.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (13.5%), English (8.9%), German (6.6%), Irish (5.3%), Polish (2.4%), Dutch (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 2.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,793 people per square mile   (low).

Chesterfield Court House,VA real estate house value index trend

Chesterfield Court House, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Chesterfield Court House:

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chesterfield Court House CDP:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

188 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 0.7% Asia, 0.7% Africa).

This place:

5.3%
Virginia:

11.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Chesterfield Court House CDP:  1.0% ($955)
Virginia:  1.0% ($1,143)
Chesterfield Court House satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richmond, VA (11.4 miles , pop. 197,790).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (76.5 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (221.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Chester, VA (2.0 miles ), Bellwood, VA (2.1 miles ), Bensley, VA (2.4 miles ), Rockwood, VA (2.7 miles ), Brandermill, VA (3.0 miles ), Colonial Heights, VA (3.1 miles ), Woodlake, VA (3.2 miles ), Ettrick, VA (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 37.38 N, Longitude: 77.50 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,518 (+70.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 167 (9.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 804

Chesterfield Court House household income distribution Chesterfield Court House home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Chemicals (6%)
  • Paper (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Metal and metal products (3%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Work and jobs in Chesterfield Court House: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Chesterfield Court House, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chesterfield Court House-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Chesterfield Court House place center killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chesterfield Court House-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 26.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.7 miles away from Chesterfield Court House center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 34.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 47.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 323.8 miles away from Chesterfield Court House center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 219.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chesterfield County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chesterfield Court House topographic map

Birthplace of: Mark Parson - Player of and football.

Hospitals and medical centers near Chesterfield Court House:

  • HEALTH CARE CENTER LUCY CORR (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CHESTERFIELD, VA)
  • DAVITA - CHESTER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; CHESTER, VA)
  • TYLER'S RETREAT AT IRON BRIDGE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CHESTER, VA)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; CHESTER, VA)
  • CRI RESERVOIR LANE ICF (Hospital, about 6 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)
  • NMC HOMECARE INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; CHESTER, VA)
  • CARING FOR YOU INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)

Amtrak stations near Chesterfield Court House:

  • 11 miles: PETERSBURG (ETTRICK, 3516 SOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 12 miles: RICHMOND, MAIN STREET (RICHMOND, 1500 MAIN STREET) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms.
  • 17 miles: RICHMOND (7519 STAPLES MILL RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chesterfield Court House:

  • John Tyler Community College (about 6 miles; Chester, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,864)
  • Virginia State University (about 11 miles; Petersburg, VA; FT enrollment: 5,815)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (about 13 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 26,647)
  • Virginia Union University (about 14 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • University of Richmond (about 15 miles; University of Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (about 19 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 8,271)
  • Southside Virginia Community College (about 44 miles; Alberta, VA; FT enrollment: 3,716)

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Notable locations in Chesterfield Court House: Camp Shawondasee (A), Camp Baker (B), Chesterfield County Police Department (C), Chesterfield County Police Department Vice (D), Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office (E), Chesterfield County Police Department Forensic (F), Chesterfield County Police Training Academy (G), Chesterfield County Fire / Emergency Medical Services Department Administration (H), Chesterfield County Public Library (I), Chesterfield County Jail (J), Chesterfield County Courthouse (K), Chesterfield Historical Society Museum (L), Chesterfield County Museum (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Chesterfield Meadows Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Chesterfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.8. This is about average.

City:

88.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.281. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.281
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.53. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.53
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.651. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.651
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.35
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00264. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00264
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.1%
Whole state:  68.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.8%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.2%
Whole state:

9.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.5%
Whole state:

4.3%

People in group quarters in Chesterfield Court House in 2000:

  • 375 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 223 people in nursing homes
  • 62 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 18 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

Chesterfield Court House compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Virginia average:

13.4

Chesterfield Court House travel time to work - commute Chesterfield Court House mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chesterfield Court House CDP (based on Chesterfield County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant52,345171
Mainline Protestant34,07452
Catholic22,8615
Other13,16925
Black Protestant2628
Orthodox1031
None193,422-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 43
Chesterfield County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Chesterfield County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 107
Chesterfield County:

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 180
Here:

6.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Chesterfield County:

27.3%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
State:

18.6%

7.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,059 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.21%
Virginia average:

9.34%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,073 average AGI)
Chesterfield County:

0.10%
Virginia average:

0.21%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Richmond city, VA  1.53% ($37,286 average AGI)
from Henrico County, VA  0.99% ($44,550)
from Petersburg city, VA  0.20% ($33,219)


7.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
Virginia average:

9.20%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($630 average AGI)
Chesterfield County:

0.08%
Virginia average:

0.20%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Richmond city, VA  1.46% ($30,640 average AGI)
to Henrico County, VA  0.88% ($40,080)
to Powhatan County, VA  0.19% ($53,476)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chesterfield Court House:

  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WXGI (950 AM; 4 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: GEE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTH (1590 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: TRI-CITY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WREJ (1540 AM; 10 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRNL (910 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTK (1380 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLEE (1320 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: 4M OF RICHMOND, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chesterfield Court House:

  • WDYL (101.1 FM; CHESTER, VA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKHK (95.3 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXB (103.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WBTJ (106.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRXL (102.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJMO-FM (105.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCVE-FM (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJZV (93.1 FM; ETTRICK, VA; Owner: RICHMOND BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WBBT-FM (107.3 FM; POWHATAN, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WCDX (92.1 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRVQ (94.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRHH (99.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WARV-FM (100.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WAUQ (89.7 FM; CHARLES CITY, VA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WVST-FM (91.3 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKLR (96.5 FM; FORT LEE, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W274AB (102.7 FM; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Chesterfield Court House:

  • WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRLH-TV (Channel 35; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WRLH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTVR-TV (Channel 6; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: ELCOM OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WWBT (Channel 12; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF VIRGINIA)
  • WRIC-TV (Channel 8; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RICHMOND, INC.)
  • WCVW (Channel 57; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W39CO (Channel 39; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WKYV-LP (Channel 61; KEYSVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W48BI (Channel 48; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFMA-LP (Channel 52; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXOB-LP (Channel 17; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WUPV (Channel 65; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BELL BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$147,5953$137,18329$126,9742$86,8855$110,204
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$193,9630$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$41,1600$06$137,1831$5,7201$5,720
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$90,3101$84,03010$133,2972$42,5851$76,590
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$142,9002$89,4550$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1008.17

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$108,600

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1008.17

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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