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ZIP Code 23508

Primary City:Norfolk, VA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Larchmont/Edgewater
County: Norfolk City
Timezone: Eastern (5:18am)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.89, -76.31
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23508

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23508. 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 23508. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23508, 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 23508 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23508 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 23508 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23508 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,263
Population Density 5,759 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,696
Median Home Value $319,000
Land Area 3.52 sq mi
Water Area 2.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,201
Median Household Income $50,789

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 23

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5465094061,7142,4887575774724604924573913531921341199253
Female4765164221,6672,24165456645451347253543533525615914911685
Total1,0221,0258283,3814,7291,4111,143926973964992826688448293268208138

Gender

 Male 10,212 50%
 Female 10,051 50%
Gender

Race

 White 11,395 56.2%
 Black Or African American 6,942 34.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 61 0.3%
 Asian 946 4.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1%
 Other Race 215 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 683 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5842662668663836825281
Renter1,0147773924052581247323
Total1,0721,2031,0181,091896492325104

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,339 38%
 Single Guardian 1,101 18%
 Singles 1,535 25%
 Singles With Roommate 1,226 20%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,401 71%
 Households with Kids 1,800 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male113103117108100118901138891897175807483101526930781
Female99881078411297115881049384848873698697505910813
Total2121912241922122152052011921841731551631531431691981,0311,8401,594

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23508 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23508 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 23508 real estate data, the median home value of $319,000 is high 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 23508. Rentals in 23508 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 23508 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,003 79.0%
 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 4,205 20.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 55 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,494 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 641 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,066 46%
 Households Vacant 495 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 193 39.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 3.8%
 For Sale Only 115 23.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 2.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 4.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 134 27.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 46 2%
 1 Bedroom 454 16%
 2 Bedroom 1,213 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,166 41%
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 $50,789 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23508 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 23508 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 23508 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 5,772 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,370 36%
 No Earnings 5,517 31%
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 5,772 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,370 36%
 No Earnings 5,517 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,210 78.0%
 Public transportation 224 2.4%
 Taxicab 66 0.7%
 Motorcycle 16 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,172 12.7%
 Worked at Home 552 6.0%
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 522 10%
 High School Graduate 1,952 37%
 Associate's degree 218 4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,231 23%
 Master's degree 883 17%
 Professional school degree 330 6%
 Doctorate degree 125 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,834 71.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 474 18.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 262 10.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23508

ZIP Code 23508 is in the Governor'S School for the Arts School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23508.

Gov. School for the Arts
1335 West 43rd St
Norfolk, VA 23508
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Governor'S School for the Arts School District
Madison Alternative
3700 Bowdens Ferry Rd
Norfolk, VA 23508
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Norfolk Alternative Middle School
3700 Bowden Ferry Rd
Norfolk, VA 23508
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Larchmont Elementary
1145 Bolling Ave
Norfolk, VA 23508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
James Monroe Elementary
520 West 29th St
Norfolk, VA 23508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
St Patrick Catholic School
1000 Bolling Ave
Norfolk, VA 23508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Tabernacle of Prayer Christian School & Child CC
3611 Colley Ave
Norfolk, VA 23508
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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