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ZIP Code 23438

Primary City:Suffolk, VA (View All Cities)
County: Suffolk City
Timezone: Eastern (1:27pm)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.6, -76.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23438

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23438. 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 23438. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23438, 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
Unacceptable:
Whaleyville

Stats and Demographics for the 23438 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23438 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 23438 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23438 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,818
Population Density 44 people per sq mi
Housing Units 733
Median Home Value $207,400
Land Area 41.06 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 673
Median Household Income $63,897

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male495470604840435755839770783326101710
Female506464504339506457759875574727222016
Total991181341109179931211121581951451358053323726

Gender

 Male 900 50%
 Female 918 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,442 79.3%
 Black Or African American 324 17.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 5 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 40 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner53981154141734618
Renter625262718842
Total1164107181159815020

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 412 61%
 Single Guardian 98 15%
 Singles 135 20%
 Singles With Roommate 28 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 455 68%
 Households with Kids 218 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13126131310169620161016813914101412
Female76141213167171112131182071291488
Total2018202526262326173229212428202123242220

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23438 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23438 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 23438 real estate data, the median home value of $207,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 23438. Rentals in 23438 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23438 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,803 99%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 15 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 395 54%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 162 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 116 16%
 Households Vacant 60 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 12 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 10%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 15 12%
 3+ Bedroom 112 88%
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 $63,897 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 23438 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 23438 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 713 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 307 20%
 No Earnings 553 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 713 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 307 20%
 No Earnings 553 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 853 92%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 71 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 29 4%
 High School Graduate 453 67%
 Associate's degree 123 18%
 Bachelor's degree 42 6%
 Master's degree 25 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 255 75%
 Enrolled in Private School 63 19%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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