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ZIP Code 23502

Primary City:Norfolk, VA (View All Cities)
County: Norfolk City
Timezone: Eastern (5:53am)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.86, -76.21
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23502

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23502. 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 23502. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23502, 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:
Norfolk, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23502 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23502 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 23502 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 small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23502 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,678
Population Density 2,046 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,440
Median Home Value $199,200
Land Area 10.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,897
Median Household Income $47,378

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male734641566662826832692597576728739623494340275193165161
Female654619568649907868697577638733853745565440380334293314
Total1,3881,2601,1341,3111,7331,7001,3891,1741,2141,4611,5921,3681,059780655527458475

Gender

 Male 9,844 48%
 Female 10,834 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,941 38.4%
 Black Or African American 10,674 51.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 67 0.3%
 Asian 761 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1%
 Other Race 462 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 752 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner75454618959918656471210
Renter41193061367146624615148
Total4861,3841,2311,6301,384902622258

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,198 40%
 Single Guardian 1,983 25%
 Singles 2,027 26%
 Singles With Roommate 689 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,374 68%
 Households with Kids 2,523 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male144154139148124138120128131125120104107110103131158140130146
Female144132109132142114119130114105126107117113114119129141146152
Total288286248280266252239258245230246211224223217250287281276298

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23502 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 23502 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 23502 real estate data, the median home value of $199,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23502 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23502 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23502 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,181 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 52 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 354 1.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 91 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,331 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,030 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,536 42%
 Households Vacant 543 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 250 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 3%
 For Sale Only 108 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 135 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 62 2%
 1 Bedroom 608 17%
 2 Bedroom 1,615 45%
 3+ Bedroom 1,326 37%
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 $47,378 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23502 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 23502 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,567 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,466 24%
 No Earnings 6,251 34%
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 7,567 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,466 24%
 No Earnings 6,251 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,184 88.5%
 Public transportation 488 4.7%
 Taxicab 54 0.5%
 Motorcycle 45 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 333 3.2%
 Worked at Home 278 2.7%
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 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 1,097 16.2%
 High School Graduate 3,925 58.0%
 Associate's degree 557 8.2%
 Bachelor's degree 860 12.7%
 Master's degree 229 3.4%
 Professional school degree 49 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 53 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,085 87.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 162 4.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 290 8.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23502

ZIP Code 23502 is in the Southeastern Coop Ed Pgm School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23502.

Southeastern Coop Ed Pgm
6160 Kempsville Cr.
Norfolk, VA 23502
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Southeastern Coop Ed Pgm School District
Norfolk Juvenile Detention Center
1260 Security Ln
Norfolk, VA 23502
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Doe Sop Educ Programs School District
Tidewater Regional Alternative Ed Project
C/o Secep Circle East Bldg
Norfolk, VA 23502
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Tidewater Regional Alternative Ed Project School District
Easton Preschool
6045 Curlew Dr
Norfolk, VA 23502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Fairlawn Elementary
1132 Wade St
Norfolk, VA 23502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Ingleside Elementary
976 Ingleside Rd
Norfolk, VA 23502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Lake Taylor Middle School
1380 Kempsville Rd
Norfolk, VA 23502
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Poplar Halls Elementary
5523 Pebble Ln
Norfolk, VA 23502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Lake Taylor High School
1384 Kempsville Rd
Norfolk, VA 23502
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Norfolk Technical Center
1330 North Military Hwy
Norfolk, VA 23502
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Norfolk Montessori Academy
979 Ingleside Rd
Norfolk, VA 23502
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Norfolk Academy
1585 Wesleyan Dr
Norfolk, VA 23502
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Peter'S Episcopal Day School
224 S Military Hwy
Norfolk, VA 23502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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