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ZIP Code 23509

Primary City:Norfolk, VA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Fairmont Park
County: Norfolk City
Timezone: Eastern (9:39am)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.88, -76.26
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23509

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23509. 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 23509. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23509, 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 23509 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23509 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 23509 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 23509 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,817
Population Density 4,992 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,459
Median Home Value $177,000
Land Area 2.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.38 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,991
Median Household Income $46,187

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4194023874394574534153834095004734483212371761228663
Female403378414442420414445402405514542456378290217168173166
Total8227808018818778678607858141,0141,015904699527393290259229

Gender

 Male 6,190 48%
 Female 6,627 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,474 42.7%
 Black Or African American 6,412 50.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 58 0.5%
 Asian 182 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 257 2.0%
 Two Or More Races 425 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner51380481719646413277104
Renter12539032737331220912163
Total1767708081,092958622398167

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,879 38%
 Single Guardian 1,246 25%
 Singles 1,466 29%
 Singles With Roommate 400 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,387 68%
 Households with Kids 1,604 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8162888883766986887776757782789996877990
Female91907757817276806988928067879393100867077
Total172152165145164148145166157165168155144169171192196173149167

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23509 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23509 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 23509 real estate data, the median home value of $177,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23509 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23509 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23509 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,623 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 59 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 135 1.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,440 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 631 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,920 35%
 Households Vacant 468 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 161 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Sale Only 119 25%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 151 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 0.6%
 1 Bedroom 492 24.5%
 2 Bedroom 889 44.3%
 3+ Bedroom 613 30.6%
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 $46,187 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 23509 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 23509 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 4,394 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,737 25%
 No Earnings 3,730 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 4,394 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,737 25%
 No Earnings 3,730 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,686 92.1%
 Public transportation 160 2.6%
 Taxicab 8 0.1%
 Motorcycle 31 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 135 2.2%
 Worked at Home 153 2.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 781 17.9%
 High School Graduate 2,378 54.4%
 Associate's degree 255 5.8%
 Bachelor's degree 587 13.4%
 Master's degree 274 6.3%
 Professional school degree 62 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 33 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,676 75.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 195 8.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 340 15.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23509

ZIP Code 23509 is in the Norfolk City Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23509.

Lafayette-Winona Middle School
1701 Alsace Ave
Norfolk, VA 23509
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Willard Model Elementary
1511 Willow Wood Dr
Norfolk, VA 23509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Christ the King Catholic School
3401 Tidewater Dr
Norfolk, VA 23509
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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