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23831 Zip Code (Chester, VA) Detailed Profile




City: Chester, VA (50.78%)
County: Chesterfield County, VA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 36,356
Zip code population in 2010: 33,079
Zip code population in 2000: 24,798

Houses and condos: 14,367
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,985
% of renters here:

29%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 23831: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 24.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,511 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 23831
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.8% ($2,051)
Virginia:

0.8% ($2,322)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,020 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,160 (0.9%)

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Males: 17,118  (47.1%)
Females: 19,238  (52.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 23831:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 23831:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

Zip code 23831 compared to state average:

  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Races in zip code 23831 (2019)
    • 21,76565.8%White
    • 7,17021.7%Black
    • 2,3607.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8502.6%Asian
    • 7362.2%Two or more races
    • 1130.3%American Indian
    • 650.2%Some other race
    • 200.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 35,813
Rural population: 542

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $256,533
23831:

$256,533
Virginia:

$288,800



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 45 registered sex offenders living in 23831 zip code as of December 08, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 23831 is 820 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

38.8 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Virginia:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 23831, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $57,854 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$57,854
State:

$71,192

Salary/wage: $51,257 (reported on 86.9% of returns)
Here:

$51,257
State:

$59,229
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.8% for AGIs below $25k, 82.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 61.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,034 (reported on 30.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,034
Virginia:

$1,600
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,207 (reported on 18.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,207
State:

$6,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$6,271 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

+$6,271
State:

+$16,672
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,435 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
Here:

+$8,435
State:

+$14,116
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.3% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $14,872 (reported on 9.7% of returns)
23831:

$14,872
Virginia:

$16,667
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $16,775 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
23831:

$16,775
Virginia:

$25,373

Total itemized deductions: $20,679 (22% of AGI, reported on 41.1% of returns)
Here:

$20,679
State:

$26,596

Here:

22.0% of AGI
State:

20.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.3% for AGIs below $25k, 12.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,759 (reported on 34.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,759
State:

$4,443
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,749 (reported on 41.0% of returns)
23831:

$6,749
State:

$9,951
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,273 (reported on 15.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,273
State:

$2,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 41.7%
Here:

42%
State:

46%
(% for various income ranges: 39.0% for AGIs below $25k, 40.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 43.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 44.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 43.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 60.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 23831, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $51,327 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$51,327
State:

$56,704

Salary/wage: $46,722 (reported on 89.1% of returns)
Here:

$46,722
State:

$48,441
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 108.2% for AGIs below $10k, 79.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,222 (reported on 43.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,222
Virginia:

$1,688
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $10k, 1.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,040 (reported on 24.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,040
State:

$4,028
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,893 (reported on 17.5% of returns)
Here:

+$5,893
State:

+$14,375
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,913 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

+$9,913
State:

+$13,342
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,754 (reported on 2.5% of returns)
23831:

$2,754
Virginia:

$2,943
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $12,156 (reported on 0.5% of returns)
Here:

$12,156
Virginia:

$17,430

Total itemized deductions: $17,430 (22% of AGI, reported on 46.6% of returns)
Here:

$17,430
State:

$21,492

Here:

21.8% of AGI
State:

21.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.0% for AGIs below $10k, 8.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 14.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 17.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 17.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,218 (4% of AGI, reported on 41.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,218
State:

$3,794

Here:

3.9% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $6,683 (reported on 80.7% of returns)
23831:

$6,683
State:

$9,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,726 (reported on 10.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,726
State:

$1,734

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 43.9%
Here:

44%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 34.5% for AGIs below $10k, 45.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 46.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 46.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 43.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 46.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$79,875
Virginia:

$76,456
Chester, VA (23831) map Nearest zip codes: 23237, 23834, 23836, 23234, 23806, 23803.
Chester Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

53.8%
Virginia:

47.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.5%
Virginia:

49.8%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 937
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 12,876


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 699 (425 now married, 271 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 8,364 (3,704 now married, 4,652 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 23831 with a mortgage: 6,957 (143 second mortgage, 723 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,781

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,587
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $493

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

5.0%
Whole state:

9.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

2.4%
Whole state:

5.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.5
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 23831: Shoosmith Sanitary Landfill (A), Southern Area Landfill (B), Chester Golf Course (C), Chesterfield County Police Department - Chester Station (D), Bensley - Bermuda Volunteer Rescue Squad Main Base (E), Chesterfield Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 14 Dutch Gap (F), Chester Branch Chesterfield County Library (G), Chesterfield Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 1 Chester (H), Dutch Gap Station Number 14 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Bermuda Square Shopping Center (1), Breckenridge Shopping Center (2), Iron Bridge Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 23831 include: Centralia Presbyterian Church (A), Bermuda Baptist Church (B), Chester Baptist Church (C), Chester United Methodist Church (D), Fellowship Baptist Church (E), Grace Lutheran Church (F), Harrowgate Baptist Church (G), Ironbridge Baptist Church (H), Second Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery (1), Perdue Family Cemetery (2), Old Lane Cemetery (3), Saint Anns Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Chester Club Lake (A), Rieves Lake (B), Moore Lake (C), Lake Dale (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Great Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Park in zip code 23831: Harrowgate Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 8042014 or later
  • 5272010 to 2013
  • 3,9642000 to 2009
  • 2,5511990 to 1999
  • 2,7331980 to 1989
  • 1,6611970 to 1979
  • 1,2551960 to 1969
  • 4821950 to 1959
  • 1371940 to 1949
  • 2621939 or earlier

Zip code 23831 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chester, VA (23831)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chester, VA (23831)
  • 7no bedroom
  • 201 bedroom
  • 4502 bedrooms
  • 4,1393 bedrooms
  • 4,0664 bedrooms
  • 1,1475+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chester, VA (23831)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chester, VA (23831)
  • 168no bedroom
  • 4541 bedroom
  • 1,6452 bedrooms
  • 1,3083 bedrooms
  • 3504 bedrooms
  • 355+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Chester, VA (23831) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chester, VA (23831) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 83no vehicle
  • 1,9661 vehicle
  • 4,0152 vehicles
  • 2,3293 vehicles
  • 9344 vehicles
  • 4935+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Chester, VA (23831) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chester, VA (23831) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 402no vehicle
  • 1,7171 vehicle
  • 1,3042 vehicles
  • 4903 vehicles
  • 714 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 23831 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 23831 household income distribution in 2019
  • 266Less than $10,000
  • 386$10,000 to $14,999
  • 218$15,000 to $19,999
  • 254$20,000 to $24,999
  • 475$25,000 to $29,999
  • 805$30,000 to $34,999
  • 562$35,000 to $39,999
  • 568$40,000 to $44,999
  • 471$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,091$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,489$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,449$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,783$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,085$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,219$150,000 to $199,999
  • 713$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 23831

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 23831
  • 153Less than $10,000
  • 16$10,000 to $14,999
  • 19$15,000 to $19,999
  • 68$20,000 to $24,999
  • 42$25,000 to $29,999
  • 25$30,000 to $34,999
  • 19$35,000 to $39,999
  • 10$40,000 to $49,999
  • 21$70,000 to $79,999
  • 49$80,000 to $89,999
  • 19$90,000 to $99,999
  • 163$100,000 to $124,999
  • 481$125,000 to $149,999
  • 897$150,000 to $174,999
  • 968$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,679$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2,249$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,481$300,000 to $399,999
  • 330$400,000 to $499,999
  • 116$500,000 to $749,999
  • 50$750,000 to $999,999
  • 49$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 23831

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 23831
  • 50Less than $100
  • 4$150 to $199
  • 26$200 to $249
  • 12$250 to $299
  • 12$350 to $399
  • 16$400 to $449
  • 17$450 to $499
  • 33$500 to $549
  • 14$550 to $599
  • 57$600 to $649
  • 38$650 to $699
  • 29$700 to $749
  • 16$750 to $799
  • 525$800 to $899
  • 430$900 to $999
  • 1,418$1,000 to $1,249
  • 844$1,250 to $1,499
  • 462$1,500 to $1,999
  • 35$2,000 to $2,499
  • 43No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,340.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $268,220.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $267,527
  • Black or African American householders: $279,815
  • Asian householders: $392,345
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $296,414
  • Some other race householders: $350,308
  • Two or more races householders: $265,587
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $339,960

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $256,533
23831:

$256,533
Virginia:

$288,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $202,715 - $304,777

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $213,498
Here:

$213,498
State:

$377,025

Townhouses or other attached units: $99,456
Here:

$99,456
State:

$384,010

Mobile homes: $22,743
Here:

$22,743
State:

$76,756
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 23831
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,373
  • One, attached: 612
  • Two: 72
  • 3 or 4: 495
  • 5 to 9: 607
  • 10 to 19: 1,033
  • 20 to 49: 295
  • 50 or more: 483
  • Mobile homes: 373

Unemployment: 3.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 23831

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 23831
  • 82.4%15,281Drove a car alone
  • 9.2%1,700Carpooled
  • 0.1%11Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%15Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.3%59Bicycle
  • 0.5%88Walked
  • 2.3%429Other means
  • 5.2%972Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 23831

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 23831
  • 440Less than 5 minutes
  • 8055 to 9 minutes
  • 2,02310 to 14 minutes
  • 2,43115 to 19 minutes
  • 3,03020 to 24 minutes
  • 2,19325 to 29 minutes
  • 3,20030 to 34 minutes
  • 88235 to 39 minutes
  • 93840 to 44 minutes
  • 97745 to 59 minutes
  • 30260 to 89 minutes
  • 34290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 52.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 36,356
  • Male householders: 6,477 (1,466 living alone), Female householders: 7,280 (2,052 living alone)
  • 7,018 spouses (6,938 opposite-sex spouses), 686 unmarried partners, (673 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 11,141 children (10,528 natural, 113 adopted, 495 stepchildren), 1,011 grandchildren, 302 brothers or sisters, 655 parents, 0 foster children, 756 other relatives, 996 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 21 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,270 2-persons, 1,891 3-persons, 2,087 4-persons, 1,018 5-persons, 308 6-persons, 102 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,519 1-person, 463 2-persons, 56 3-persons

5,199 married couples with children.
2,420 single-parent households (332 men, 2,088 women).

88.9% of residents of 23831 zip code speak English at home.
7.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% very well, 18% well, 16% not well, 6% not at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% very well, 16% well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% very well, 33% well, 4% not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 2,636 (7.3%)
(46.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

7.3%
Whole state:

12.7%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 26%El Salvador
  • 15%Costa Rica
  • 12%Honduras
  • 5%France
  • 4%Bangladesh
  • 4%Mexico
  • 3%Nigeria
Most common first ancestries reported in 23831
  • 14%American
  • 9%English
  • 5%German
  • 4%European
  • 3%Irish
  • 2%Scotch-Irish
  • 1%Italian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5692010 or later
  • 1,0902000 to 2009
  • 6521990 to 1999
  • 977Before 1990

Zip code 23831 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CHESTERFIELD COUNTY-PROCTORS (1200 COXENDALE ROAD in CHESTER, VA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CHESTERFIELD COUNTY MUNICIPAL (CONTACT/OWNER) , PROCTORS CREEK WWTP (CONTACT/OWNER) , COUNTY OF CHESTERFIELD (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CHESTERFIELD COUNTY MUNICIPAL, CHESTERFIELD COUNTY OF, COUNTY OF CHESTERFIELD, COUNTY OF CHESTERFIELD MS4, PROCTORS CREEK WASTEWATER PLANT, PROCTORS CREEK WWTP
  • CARVER MIDDLE SCHOOL (3800 COUGAR TRAIL in CHESTER, VA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0210420
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: CHESTERFIELD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CHESTERFIELD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CHESTER CLEANERS INCORPORATED (930 CENTRE ST in CHESTER, VA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Virginia pollutants databases) - CEDS-51205, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: DRYCLEANING PLANTS, EXCEPT RUG CLEANING
    Business NAICS classification: DRYCLEANING AND LAUNDRY SERVICES (EXCEPT COIN-OPERATED).
  • C. C. WELLS ELEM. (13101 S CHESTER RD in CHESTER, VA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0210050
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: CHESTERFIELD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: WELLS ELEMENTARY
  • CHESTER MIDDLE (3900 W. HUNDRED RD in CHESTER, VA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0210260
    Organizations: CHESTERFIELD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CHESTERFIELD COMMUNITY HIGH (12400 BRANDERS BRIDGE ROAD in CHESTER, VA)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0210030
    Organizations: CHESTERFIELD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • ADAMSON GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY CORP (13200 RAMBLEWOOD DRIVE in CHESTER, VA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , WARD MC CONNELL (CONTACT/OWNER) , J. WARD MCCONNELL, JR (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ADAMSON CO
  • AMOCO #732-TANKS (2421 WEST HUNDRED ROAD in CHESTER, VA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , AMOCO OIL COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BERMUDA AMOCO
  • CANNON OLIVER B (1851 OLD BERMUDA HUNDRED RD in CHESTER, VA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • CHESAPEAKE & POTOMAC TELEPHONE CO (STATE HIGHWAY 10 in CHESTER, VA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CHESAPEAKE & POTOMAC TELEPHONE COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • 7-ELEVEN #19211 (13400 JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY in CHESTER, VA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • ALLWASTE SERVICES OF VIRGINIA INC (1821 BATTERY DANTZLER RD in CHESTER, VA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)

Zip code 23831 marital status for males
Zip code 23831 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 64.2%Electricity
  • 28.9%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 24,788. Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+0.0%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 19,868
  • Northeast: 3,996
  • Midwest: 2,416
  • South: 5,541
  • West: 1,154

55% of the 23831 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Virginia.

90% of the 23831 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Chester, VA (23831)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 390
Here:

10.8%
Virginia:

10.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 187
Here:

7.8%
Virginia:

10.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 388
Here:

23.8%
Virginia:

20.4%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 105,919Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 80,338Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 76,479Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 72,034Management occupations
  • 67,740Business and financial operations occupations
  • 67,537Legal occupations

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code (CHESTER, VA):

  • WOLF MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC (4224 OLD HUNDRED ROAD; small business) : $29,215,271 in 273 contracts from 2001 to 2006
    Contracts for Food Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $532,712; 2002: $1,879,493; 2003: $11,246,010; 2004: $6,068,180; 2005: $6,687,114; 2006: $2,801,762.

    Biggest contracts:
    $1,906,220 with Army for Food Services. Taking place in GA. Signed on 2005-02-02. Completion date: 2005-02-28.
    $1,820,600, same as above. Signed on 2004-12-16. Completion date: 2005-01-31.
    $1,729,750, same as above. Signed on 2003-12-23. Completion date: 2004-01-31.
    $1,692,250, same as above. Signed on 2003-12-22. Completion date: 2003-12-31.
  • AUSTIN BROCKENBROUGH & ASSOCIA (4800 W HUNDRED ROAD; small business) : $21,425,876 in 291 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Architect - Engineer Services (including landscaping, interior layout, and designing), Other Buildings, Other Architect and Engineering Services, A&E Production Engineering Services (including Design and Control, and Building Programming), and more by Navy, Army, Air Force
    Signed by year: 2000: $792,535; 2001: $840,821; 2002: $1,477,353; 2003: $6,764,284; 2004: $6,985,487; 2005: $2,886,290; 2006: $1,184,736.

    Biggest contracts:
    $5,000,000 with Navy for Architect - Engineer Services (including landscaping, interior layout, and designing). Signed on 2004-04-08. Completion date: 2009-04-17.
    $5,000,000 with Navy for Other Buildings. Signed on 2003-03-02. Completion date: 2006-03-02.
    $693,273 with Navy for Other Buildings. Taking place in NC. Signed on 2004-09-30. Completion date: 2004-11-19.
    $662,542, same as above. Signed on 2004-01-27. Completion date: 2004-11-19.
  • DECON ENVIRONMENTAL & ENGINEER (12530 UNIT E IRON BRIDGE R; small business) : $2,025,903 in 26 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Miscellaneous Buildings, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities, Hazardous Substance Removal, Cleanup, and Disposal Services and Operational Support, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Office Buildings, and more by Army, Public Buildings Service
    Signed by year: 2000: $44,356; 2001: $1,179,872; 2002: $51,394; 2003: $218,336; 2004: $204,953; 2005: $220,358; 2006: $41,535.

    Biggest contracts:
    $570,000 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Miscellaneous Buildings. Signed on 2001-08-10. Completion date: 2001-09-28.
    $569,872, same as above. Signed on 2001-10-16. Completion date: 2001-09-28.
    $196,501 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Signed on 2005-09-16. Completion date: 2005-08-17.
    $137,447 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Miscellaneous Buildings. Signed on 2003-03-12. Completion date: 2001-09-28.
  • AUTORENT, INC (2430 SOUTHLAND DR; small business) : $775,220 in 278 contracts from 2001 to 2005
    Contracts for Lease or Rental of Equipment -- Ground Effect Vehicles, Motor Vehicles, Trailers, and Cycles, Passenger Motor Vehicles, Motor Passenger Services by Army, Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $25,200; 2002: $54,274; 2003: $194,749; 2004: $358,444; 2005: $142,553; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $66,500 with Army for Lease or Rental of Equipment -- Ground Effect Vehicles, Motor Vehicles, Trailers, and Cycles. Signed on 2002-02-22. Completion date: 2002-06-01.
    $39,400 with Navy for Lease or Rental of Equipment -- Ground Effect Vehicles, Motor Vehicles, Trailers, and Cycles. Signed on 2004-09-22. Completion date: 2004-11-21.
    $34,100, same as above. Signed on 2005-02-07. Completion date: 2005-04-08.
    $31,630, same as above. Signed on 2004-11-24. Completion date: 2005-01-13.
  • RIVER FOREST APARTMENTS (5701 QUIET PINE CIRCLE) : $730,960 in 7 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    Contracts for Lodging - Hotel/Motel by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $48,160; 2006: $682,800.

    Biggest contracts:
    $142,960 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2006-06-02. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $120,240, same as above. Signed on 2006-04-24. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $117,600, same as above. Signed on 2006-05-08. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $105,280, same as above. Signed on 2006-03-21. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
  • DSRA LLC (2401 W HUNDRED RD) : $523,996 in 16 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Lodging - Hotel/Motel by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $118,024; 2004: $50,394; 2005: $348,374; 2006: $7,204.

    Biggest contracts:
    $91,060 with Army for Lodging - Hotel/Motel. Signed on 2005-04-15. Completion date: 2005-05-18.
    $90,393, same as above. Signed on 2005-06-24. Completion date: 2005-04-30.
    $68,894, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-30. Completion date: 2003-09-26.
    $65,801, same as above. Signed on 2005-05-19. Completion date: 2005-04-17.
  • TRAVELLER SPORTS ASSOCIATION (13806 KENTWOOD FOREST DRIV; small business) : $315,087 in 55 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    Contracts for Other Professional Services, Purchase of Structures and Facilities -- Recreation Facilities (Non-Building) by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $9,838; 2003: $50,616; 2004: $195,198; 2005: $59,435; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $134,955 with Army for Other Professional Services. Signed on 2004-04-13. Completion date: 2004-04-30.
    $19,250, same as above. Signed on 2004-01-16. Completion date: 2004-01-31.
    $16,160, same as above. Signed on 2004-11-03. Completion date: 2004-10-31.
    $14,400, same as above. Signed on 2005-01-13. Completion date: 2005-01-31.
  • WHITE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, IN (3601 W. HUNDRED ROAD; small business) : $221,268 in 5 contracts from 1999 to 2000
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Warehouse Buildings by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $111,196; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $57,072 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Warehouse Buildings. Signed on 1999-10-15. Completion date: 1999-11-30.
    $53,000, same as above. Signed on 1999-10-15. Completion date: 1999-11-30.
    $40,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-02-29. Completion date: 2001-11-30.
    $39,527, same as above. Signed on 2000-03-17. Completion date: 2001-03-17.
  • NUNNALLY, MARY K (4251 DANIELS STREET; small business) : $169,920 in 3 contracts from 2004 to 2005
    $69,120 with Army for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services. Signed on 2005-10-06. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $67,200, same as above. Signed on 2004-10-22. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $33,600, same as above. Signed on 2004-04-14. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
  • C W WRIGHT CONSTRUCTION COMP (11500 IRONBRIDGE ROAD)
    $122,044 with Army for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Taking place in NC. Signed on 2001-09-29. Completion date: 2002-04-06.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249 employees: 2 establishments, 50-99 employees: 7 establishments, 20-49 employees: 3 establishments, 10-19 employees: 6 establishments, 5-9 employees: 5 establishments, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction (500-999: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Security Guards and Patrol Services (500-999: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 3, 20-49: 13, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 4)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Solid Waste Landfill (250-499: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 77 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED414$214,111214$179,1461,776$187,45686$81,4223$5,078,20371$142,8964$69,178
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$206,00722$180,627121$201,1428$100,0010$06$99,5631$136,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED37$218,91714$186,006578$205,84459$70,7300$032$99,5864$26,593
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN34$196,29920$176,756394$196,91117$109,3840$012$148,3932$198,640
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$225,7785$165,636121$184,2226$109,4630$06$169,2500$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED42$216,90550$208,411
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$271,21523$265,278
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$238,3674$242,053
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$274,9603$246,377
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$280,8700$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 23831
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 23831 - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 117. The highest number of fires - 180 took place in 2006, and the least - 39 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 23831 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.6%), and Structure Fires (36.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 23831
    • 73441.6%Outside Fires
    • 64436.5%Structure Fires
    • 37021.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 150.9%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 23831, Virginia

Most common first names in zip code 23831 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William13673.4 years
Mary12879.3 years
John12472.3 years
James12171.5 years
Robert8269.3 years
Charles7070.0 years
Joseph5773.3 years
George5174.2 years
Helen4680.3 years
Margaret4679.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 23831 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones5971.2 years
Smith3176.9 years
Williams2770.0 years
Martin2675.0 years
Johnson2473.7 years
Davis2473.8 years
Vaughan2372.9 years
Harris2073.3 years
Brown1973.4 years
Scott1972.9 years
Businesses in zip code 23831
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Kohl's1
AT&T1Kroger1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's2Lowe's1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Blockbuster2Nike2
Budget Car Rental1Nissan1
Burger King1OfficeMax1
CVS1Panera Bread1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A1Payless1
Circle K4Pizza Hut2
Clarion1RadioShack1
Cracker Barrel1Rite Aid2
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Dennys1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
Famous Footwear1Super 81
FedEx5T-Mobile2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell1
Ford1Target1
GNC2Toyota1
GameStop1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS4
Hardee's1Verizon Wireless2
Holiday Inn1Volkswagen1
Home Depot1Waffle House1
IHOP1Walgreens1
InTown Suites1Walmart1
Jones New York1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1
Kmart1
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