Colonial Heights, VA Population

Population: 16,897. Estimated population in July 2020: 17,567 (+4.0% change)
Males: 7,901 (46.8%), Females: 8,996 (53.2%)

Zip code: 23834

Median resident age: 39.9 years
Median household income: $43,224
Median house value: $94,800

Races in Colonial Heights:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.3%)
  • Black (6.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Korean (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: English (17.6%), United States (14.5%), German (12.0%), Irish (10.1%), Italian (3.4%), Scottish (2.5%).

Land area: 7.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Colonial Heights

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colonial Heights city

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

4.9% Foreign born (1.9% Asia, 1.7% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.5% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +837 (+5.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Colonial Heights:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Colonial Heights:

  • RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL (about 18 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Abbreviation: RIC)
  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 65 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Abbreviation: PHF)
  • LANGLEY AFB (about 75 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Abbreviation: LFI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Colonial Heights:

  • WATHALL CHANNEL (about 7 miles; CHESTER, VA; Abbreviation: 2G6)
  • DINWIDDIE COUNTY (about 9 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; Abbreviation: PTB)
  • CHESTERFIELD COUNTY (about 13 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Abbreviation: FCI)
Amtrak stations near Colonial Heights:

  • 3 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.
  • 19 miles: RICHMOND, MAIN STREET (RICHMOND, 1500 MAIN STREET). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Colonial Heights:

  • COLONIAL HEIGHTS BEAUTY ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 21; Location: 1851 SOUTHPARK BLVD; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colonial Heights:

  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,641)
  • JOHN TYLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; CHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)
  • UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND (about 20 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 18,753)
  • J SARGEANT REYNOLDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,906)
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 46 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,133)
  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,432)

Schools

Public high school in Colonial Heights:

  • COLONIAL HEIGHTS HIGH (Students: 879; Location: 3600 CONDUIT RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Colonial Heights:

  • MARGUERITE F. CHRISTIAN ELEM (Students: 944; Location: 14801 WOODS EDGE RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • COLONIAL HEIGHTS MIDDLE (Students: 665; Location: 500 CONDUIT RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • TUSSING ELEM. (Students: 598; Location: 5501 CONDUIT RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LAKEVIEW ELEM. (Students: 351; Location: 401 TASWELL AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • NORTH ELEM. (Students: 303; Location: 3201 DALE AVE; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in Colonial Heights:

  • COLONIAL HEIGHTS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $520,503; Location: 1000 YACHT BASIN DRIVE; 46,300 books; 3,796 audio materials; 5,197 video materials; 117 serial subscriptions)