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ZIP Code 23517

Primary City:Norfolk, VA (View All Cities)
County: Norfolk City
Timezone: Eastern (7:12am)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.87, -76.29
ZIP (~1400 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23517

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23517. 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 23517. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23517, 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 23517 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23517 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 23517 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 large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23517 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,484
Population Density 5,617 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,502
Median Home Value $263,700
Land Area 0.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,264
Median Household Income $40,513

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
Male114115851182523742321601331531401311065451362519
Female11511388982383172091481221061351231146845584742
Total22922817321649069144130825525927525422012296947261

Gender

 Male 2,298 51%
 Female 2,186 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,743 61.2%
 Black Or African American 1,444 32.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.3%
 Asian 120 2.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 33 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 131 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21145120143163806818
Renter209559208185153857235
Total23070432832831616514053

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 510 23%
 Single Guardian 302 13%
 Singles 1,079 48%
 Singles With Roommate 373 16%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,884 83%
 Households with Kids 380 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2621211923302421172615141713141816462433
Female2322222426241722242516201215181528231433
Total4943434349544143415131342928323344693866

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23517 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 23517 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 23517 real estate data, the median home value of $263,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23517 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23517 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23517 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,406 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 33 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 45 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 611 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 147 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,506 60%
 Households Vacant 238 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 168 71%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 19 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 30 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 96 7%
 1 Bedroom 668 47%
 2 Bedroom 532 38%
 3+ Bedroom 121 9%
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 $40,513 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23517 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 23517 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 23517 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 1,903 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,105 29%
 No Earnings 787 21%
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 1,903 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,105 29%
 No Earnings 787 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,990 77%
 Public transportation 96 4%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 404 16%
 Worked at Home 90 3%
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 156 10%
 High School Graduate 618 40%
 Associate's degree 27 2%
 Bachelor's degree 470 30%
 Master's degree 85 5%
 Professional school degree 126 8%
 Doctorate degree 65 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 424 78%
 Enrolled in Private School 74 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 48 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23517

ZIP Code 23517 is in the Norfolk City Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23517.

Blair Middle School
730 Spotswood Ave
Norfolk, VA 23517
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Ghent School
200 Shirley Ave
Norfolk, VA 23517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Maury High School
322 Shirley Ave
Norfolk, VA 23517
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools

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