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ZIP Code 23503

Primary City:Norfolk, VA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: West Ocean View
County: Norfolk City
Timezone: Eastern (4:57pm)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.95, -76.26
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23503

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23503. 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 23503. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23503, 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 23503 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23503 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 23503 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23503 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,856
Population Density 5,967 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,006
Median Home Value $201,400
Land Area 5.17 sq mi
Water Area 2.53 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,387
Median Household Income $46,001

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2919308008861,6901,7001,2661,0119341,1111,136872682384247177164144
Female1,2219287588371,6341,5561,1739948981,1831,132900718449286262270232
Total2,5121,8581,5581,7233,3243,2562,4392,0051,8322,2942,2681,7721,400833533439434376

Gender

 Male 15,425 50%
 Female 15,431 50%
Gender

Race

 White 20,491 66.4%
 Black Or African American 6,953 22.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 211 0.7%
 Asian 830 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 67 0.2%
 Other Race 813 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,491 4.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner947078991,3821,180659465268
Renter1,2792,3651,3651,46983126912827
Total1,3733,0722,2642,8512,011928593295

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,736 35%
 Single Guardian 2,737 20%
 Singles 4,425 33%
 Singles With Roommate 1,489 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,370 70%
 Households with Kids 4,017 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male273254227222195171214172178169163147157164158188150172218269
Female246264218203225173189177164136153156167146170138167154208281
Total519518445425420344403349342305316303324310328326317326426550

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23503 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more military bases nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 23503 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1940s. Looking at 23503 real estate data, the median home value of $201,400 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 23503. Rentals in 23503 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23503 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 30,679 99.4%
 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 150 0.5%
 Other Noninstitutional 27 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,381 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,273 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,733 52%
 Households Vacant 1,619 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 883 54.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 46 2.8%
 For Sale Only 261 16.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 2.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 132 8.2%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 258 15.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 438 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,822 23%
 2 Bedroom 3,866 48%
 3+ Bedroom 1,902 24%
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 $46,001 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23503 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 23503 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 23503 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 16,473 56%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,306 21%
 No Earnings 6,729 23%
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 16,473 56%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,306 21%
 No Earnings 6,729 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,012 77.4%
 Public transportation 741 3.6%
 Taxicab 7 0.0%
 Motorcycle 74 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,187 5.7%
 Worked at Home 2,658 12.9%
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 1,385 12.2%
 High School Graduate 7,342 64.9%
 Associate's degree 718 6.3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,147 10.1%
 Master's degree 471 4.2%
 Professional school degree 162 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 90 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,470 80.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 463 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 656 11.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23503

ZIP Code 23503 is in the Norfolk City Public Schools. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23503.

Bay View Elementary
1434 Bay View Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Mary Calcott Elementary
137 Westmont Ave
Norfolk, VA 23503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Northside Middle School
8720 Granby St
Norfolk, VA 23503
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Ocean View Elementary
9501 Mason Creek Rd
Norfolk, VA 23503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Oceanair Elementary
600 Dudley Ave
Norfolk, VA 23503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Willoughby Elementary
9500 4th View St
Norfolk, VA 23503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Ocean View Christian Academy
9504 Selby Pl
Norfolk, VA 23503
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St John Lutheran School
8918 Tidewater Dr
Norfolk, VA 23503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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