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Colonial Heights is a city in Colonial Heights City, in the Richmond metro area.
The community was named for the Marquis de Lafayette's troops, known as the Colonials, stationed here during the Revolutionary War
The latitude of Colonial Heights is 37.243N. The longitude is -77.41W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 95 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,286.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Colonial Heights demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Colonial Heights City economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Richmond-Petersburg area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 23834 ZIP code.
13% of Colonial Heights residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Colonial Heights ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Colonial Heights was $23,659, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Colonial Heights residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Colonial Heights, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $502. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $910.
Libraries in Colonial Heights include Colonial Heights Public Library ... View libraries
Colonial Heights City supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Colonial Heights political report.
The average commute time for Colonial Heights workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Colonial Heights between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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