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ZIP Code 23056

Primary City:Foster, VA (View All Cities)
County: Mathews County
Timezone: Eastern (3:37am)
Area code: 804 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.41, -76.38
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23056

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23056. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 23056. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23056, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Foster, VA
Acceptable:
Mobjack

Stats and Demographics for the 23056 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23056 is located in southeast Virginia and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 23056 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23056 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 458
Population Density 77 people per sq mi
Housing Units 249
Median Home Value $183,300
Land Area 5.96 sq mi
Water Area 3.87 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 187
Median Household Income $63,533

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 50

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male111119918979172518132216171382
Female510128126412191917161923121055
Total16213117301511213644352941392923137

Gender

 Male 244 53%
 Female 214 47%
Gender

Race

 White 382 83.4%
 Black Or African American 57 12.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 14 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3624344134244
Renter23431022
Total5928374234266

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 116 62%
 Single Guardian 24 13%
 Singles 37 20%
 Singles With Roommate 10 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 140 75%
 Households with Kids 47 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male62001053234624123212
Female11121313230324033203
Total73122366464948156415

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23056 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23056 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 23056 real estate data, the median home value of $183,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23056 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23056 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23056 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 457 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 98 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 72 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 17 7%
 Households Vacant 62 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 5 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 45%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 42%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 37 90%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 4 10%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $63,533 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 23056 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 23056 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 23056 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 165 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 20 5%
 No Earnings 232 56%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 165 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 20 5%
 No Earnings 232 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 166 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 19 10%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 23056 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 8 4%
 High School Graduate 141 70%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 33 16%
 Master's degree 19 9%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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