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ZIP Code 23434

Primary City:Suffolk, VA (View All Cities)
County: Suffolk City
Timezone: Eastern (9:23am)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.7, -76.6
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23434

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23434. 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 23434. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23434, 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:
Suffolk, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23434 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23434 is located in southeast Virginia and covers a slightly higher 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 23434 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23434 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 47,670
Population Density 234 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,973
Median Home Value $217,500
Land Area 203.40 sq mi
Water Area 8.19 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,510
Median Household Income $54,802

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,7001,7501,6891,8071,3151,3971,4041,6131,5911,9211,7031,3581,112845624461272238
Female1,6621,6721,6971,6801,3581,5161,6191,7181,8712,1121,8111,4761,265990840564472547
Total3,3623,4223,3863,4872,6732,9133,0233,3313,4624,0333,5142,8342,3771,8351,4641,025744785

Gender

 Male 22,800 48%
 Female 24,870 52%
Gender

Race

 White 22,115 46.4%
 Black Or African American 23,727 49.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 147 0.3%
 Asian 403 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 25 0.1%
 Other Race 319 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 934 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1271,2432,2702,9362,2811,633921347
Renter3561,2411,1881,226787483303168
Total4832,4843,4584,1623,0682,1161,224515

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,539 49%
 Single Guardian 4,240 24%
 Singles 4,025 23%
 Singles With Roommate 706 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 10,829 62%
 Households with Kids 6,681 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male299358352366385326321354364339338338313361352386394345330295
Female290353349343337326357347305342350314364327350342393318277279
Total589711701709722652678701669681688652677688702728787663607574

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23434 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23434 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 23434 real estate data, the median home value of $217,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23434 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23434 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23434 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 46,652 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 762 1.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 187 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 69 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9,043 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,715 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,752 30%
 Households Vacant 1,463 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 428 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 32 2%
 For Sale Only 357 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 50 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 553 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 78 1%
 1 Bedroom 890 15%
 2 Bedroom 2,606 44%
 3+ Bedroom 2,316 39%
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 $54,802 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23434 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 23434. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 15,449 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,351 23%
 No Earnings 12,883 35%
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 15,449 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,351 23%
 No Earnings 12,883 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19,722 94.6%
 Public transportation 157 0.8%
 Taxicab 73 0.4%
 Motorcycle 19 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 504 2.4%
 Worked at Home 367 1.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,342 16.1%
 High School Graduate 8,386 57.6%
 Associate's degree 1,176 8.1%
 Bachelor's degree 1,654 11.4%
 Master's degree 765 5.3%
 Professional school degree 155 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 91 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,033 77.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,347 12.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,023 9.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23434

ZIP Code 23434 is in the Southeastern Coop Ed Pgm School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23434.

Suffolk Re-Ed
2327 East Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Southeastern Coop Ed Pgm School District
Turlington Woods Alternative
629 Turlington Rd
Suffolk, VA 23434
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Suffolk City Public Schools
Booker T. Washington Elementary
204 Walnut St
Suffolk, VA 23434
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Suffolk City Public Schools
Forest Glen Middle School
200 Forest Glen Dr
Suffolk, VA 23434
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Suffolk City Public Schools
John F. Kennedy Middle School
2325 East Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Suffolk City Public Schools
Oakland Elementary
5505 Godwin Blvd
Suffolk, VA 23434
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Suffolk City Public Schools
Elephant'S Fork Elementary
2316 William Reid Dr
Suffolk, VA 23434
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Suffolk City Public Schools
Kilby Shores Elementary
111 Kilby Shores Dr
Suffolk, VA 23434
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Suffolk City Public Schools
Nansemond Parkway Elementary
3012 Nansemond Parkway
Suffolk, VA 23434
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Suffolk City Public Schools
Mack Benn Junior Elementary
1253 Nansemond Parkway
Suffolk, VA 23434
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Suffolk City Public Schools
King`s Fork Middle School
350 Kings Fork Rd
Suffolk, VA 23434
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Suffolk City Public Schools
Hillpoint Elementary
1101 Hillpoint Rd
Suffolk, VA 23434
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Suffolk City Public Schools
Pruden Center for Indus/Tech
4169 Pruden Blvd
Suffolk, VA 23434
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: The Pruden Ctr. for Industry and Tech. School District
Lakeland High School
214 Kenyon Rd
Suffolk, VA 23434
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Suffolk City Public Schools
King`s Fork High School
351 King's Fork Rd
Suffolk, VA 23434
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Suffolk City Public Schools
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy
3373 Pruden Blvd
Suffolk, VA 23434
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
First Baptist Christian School
237 N Main St
Suffolk, VA 23434
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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