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ZIP Code 23601

Primary City:Newport News, VA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Ivy Farms
County: Newport News City
Timezone: Eastern (11:34pm)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.06, -76.46
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23601

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23601. 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 23601. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23601, 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:
Newport News, VA
Unacceptable:
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Stats and Demographics for the 23601 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23601 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 23601 are primarily white. 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 small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23601 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,127
Population Density 3,362 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,500
Median Home Value $195,000
Land Area 7.47 sq mi
Water Area 8.64 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,693
Median Household Income $50,068

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9127687757309171,0288877398101,004921724519384308253185199
Female7407657387348901,0479227558531,016996762601496449390374536
Total1,6521,5331,5131,4641,8072,0751,8091,4941,6632,0201,9171,4861,120880757643559735

Gender

 Male 12,063 48%
 Female 13,064 52%
Gender

Race

 White 15,512 61.7%
 Black Or African American 7,667 30.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 136 0.5%
 Asian 447 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 32 0.1%
 Other Race 391 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 942 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner887349721,5101,065691514249
Renter5291,268796807553366326225
Total6172,0021,7682,3171,6181,057840474

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,288 40%
 Single Guardian 2,155 20%
 Singles 3,518 33%
 Singles With Roommate 732 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,435 70%
 Households with Kids 3,258 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male153191163208174167133145149157147141165165157148166129130162
Female143151149143145148152150170150157139158134159147127147154156
Total296342312351319315285295319307304280323299316295293276284318

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23601 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23601 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 23601 real estate data, the median home value of $195,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23601 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23601 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23601 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,668 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 15 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 269 1.1%
 Other Institutional 2 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 173 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,455 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,368 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,870 42%
 Households Vacant 807 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 501 62%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 3%
 For Sale Only 117 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 122 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 207 5%
 1 Bedroom 972 21%
 2 Bedroom 2,451 54%
 3+ Bedroom 928 20%
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 $50,068 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23601 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 23601 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 8,804 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,514 23%
 No Earnings 6,354 32%
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 8,804 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,514 23%
 No Earnings 6,354 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,679 90.9%
 Public transportation 371 3.2%
 Taxicab 7 0.1%
 Motorcycle 62 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 324 2.8%
 Worked at Home 301 2.6%
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 738 10%
 High School Graduate 4,544 59%
 Associate's degree 620 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,169 15%
 Master's degree 421 5%
 Professional school degree 126 2%
 Doctorate degree 81 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,680 78.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 600 12.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 382 8.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23601

ZIP Code 23601 is in the Newport News City Public Schools. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23601.

Homer L. Hines Middle School
561 McLawhorne Dr
Newport News, VA 23601
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Hilton Elementary
225 River Rd
Newport News, VA 23601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Joseph H. Saunders Elementary
853 Harpersville Rd
Newport News, VA 23601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Deer Park Elementary
11541 Jefferson Ave
Newport News, VA 23601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Watkins Early Childhood Center
21 Burns Dr
Newport News, VA 23601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Gatewood Academy
1241 Gatewood Rd
Newport News, VA 23601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Warwick High School
51 Copeland Ln
Newport News, VA 23601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Our Lady of Mount Carmel
52 Harpersville Rd
Newport News, VA 23601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Andrews Episcopal School
45 Main St
Newport News, VA 23601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Resurrection Lutheran School & Child Care
765 J Clyde Morris Blvd
Newport News, VA 23601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Peninsula Catholic High School
600 Harpersville Rd
Newport News, VA 23601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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