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ZIP Code 23523

Primary City:Norfolk, VA (View All Cities)
County: Norfolk City
Timezone: Eastern (3:19pm)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.83, -76.27
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23523

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23523. 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 23523. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23523, 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 23523 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23523 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 23523 are primarily black or African American. 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 parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23523 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,793
Population Density 3,606 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,874
Median Home Value $166,300
Land Area 2.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.75 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,659
Median Household Income $28,896

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 25Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3864393313382211931721801581822191891109555474142
Female38939835237928533930823724027030621716714994928390
Total775837683717506532480417398452525406277244149139124132

Gender

 Male 3,398 44%
 Female 4,395 56%
Gender

Race

 White 248 3.2%
 Black Or African American 7,308 93.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.3%
 Asian 28 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 57 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 131 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner179112019718415514070
Renter1134493123382261288138
Total130540432535410283221108

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 526 20%
 Single Guardian 1,327 50%
 Singles 686 26%
 Singles With Roommate 120 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,450 55%
 Households with Kids 1,209 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male72818191821018490827264635874636889655345
Female6985847379796690847965776071708269847451
Total14116616516416118015018016615112914011814513315015814912796

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23523 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 23523 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 23523 real estate data, the median home value of $166,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23523 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23523 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23523 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,746 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 42 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 728 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 246 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,685 59%
 Households Vacant 215 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 86 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 3%
 For Sale Only 48 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 68 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 0.3%
 1 Bedroom 269 17.4%
 2 Bedroom 487 31.6%
 3+ Bedroom 781 50.6%
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 $28,896 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23523 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. Residents in ZIP code 23523 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 23523 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 23523 has very few people that work at home. 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 23523 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 2,042 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,631 29%
 No Earnings 1,982 35%
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 2,042 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,631 29%
 No Earnings 1,982 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,466 80.1%
 Public transportation 241 7.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 315 10.2%
 Worked at Home 45 1.5%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 487 26%
 High School Graduate 1,170 63%
 Associate's degree 97 5%
 Bachelor's degree 100 5%
 Master's degree 17 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,714 86.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 89 4.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 182 9.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23523

ZIP Code 23523 is in the Norfolk City Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23523.

Campostella Elementary
1106 Campostella Rd
Norfolk, VA 23523
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
Berkley/Campostella Early Childhood Center
1530 Cypress St
Norfolk, VA 23523
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
St. Helena Elementary
903 South Main St
Norfolk, VA 23523
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Norfolk City Public Schools
St Paul'S Learning Center
1615 Isaac St
Norfolk, VA 23523
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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