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ZIP Code 23602

Primary City:Newport News, VA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Jenkins
County: Newport News (City)
Timezone: Eastern (3:16am)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.12, -76.52
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23602

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23602. 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 23602. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23602, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 23602 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23602 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 23602 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23602 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 39,676
Population Density 2,970 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,806
Median Home Value $217,900
Land Area 13.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.96 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,825
Median Household Income $61,343

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4561,3431,2651,2381,5121,6771,3751,2661,2321,3961,343964942675465354256112
Female1,3721,2741,2761,2621,6621,7541,3771,3371,4121,5641,5131,2011,087839625511373366
Total2,8282,6172,5412,5003,1743,4312,7522,6032,6442,9602,8562,1652,0291,5141,090865629478

Gender

 Male 18,871 48%
 Female 20,805 52%
Gender

Race

 White 21,838 55.0%
 Black Or African American 12,931 32.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 208 0.5%
 Asian 1,651 4.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 59 0.1%
 Other Race 1,068 2.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,921 4.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1311,1811,6062,2991,9271,364817174
Renter9991,8861,3131,01258627318770
Total1,1303,0672,9193,3112,5131,6371,004244

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,296 46%
 Single Guardian 3,239 20%
 Singles 4,161 26%
 Singles With Roommate 1,129 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,370 66%
 Households with Kids 5,455 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male273283317276277268260241297284244254243240236272269248213205
Female287295257245260263256252243251260271251243242271267249233272
Total560578574521537531516493540535504525494483478543536497446477

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23602 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 23602 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 23602 real estate data, the median home value of $217,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23602 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23602 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23602 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,252 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 87 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 273 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 61 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,595 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,904 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,326 38%
 Households Vacant 981 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 529 54%
 Rented & Unoccupied 28 3%
 For Sale Only 224 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 42 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 141 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 81 1%
 1 Bedroom 867 14%
 2 Bedroom 3,123 49%
 3+ Bedroom 2,242 36%
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 $61,343 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23602 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 23602 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 14,894 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,926 25%
 No Earnings 8,691 28%
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 14,894 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,926 25%
 No Earnings 8,691 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18,776 94.5%
 Public transportation 283 1.4%
 Taxicab 19 0.1%
 Motorcycle 73 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 278 1.4%
 Worked at Home 446 2.2%
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 945 7%
 High School Graduate 6,638 51%
 Associate's degree 1,425 11%
 Bachelor's degree 2,247 17%
 Master's degree 1,247 10%
 Professional school degree 239 2%
 Doctorate degree 171 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,980 76.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,129 14.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 681 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23602

ZIP Code 23602 is in the New Horizons Regional Educ Ctr-Spec Ed School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23602.

Center for Autism
1501 Kiln Creek Parkway
Newport News, VA 23602
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New Horizons Regional Educ Ctr-Spec Ed School District
Kiln Creek Elementary
1501 Kiln Creek Parkway
Newport News, VA 23602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
B.C. Charles Elementary
701 Menchville Rd
Newport News, VA 23602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
L.f. Palmer Elementary
100 Palmer Ln
Newport News, VA 23602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
T. Ryland Sanford Elementary
480 Colony Rd
Newport News, VA 23602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Willis A. Jenkins Elementary
80 Menchville Rd
Newport News, VA 23602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Menchville High School
275 Menchville Rd
Newport News, VA 23602
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Hampton Roads Academy
739 Academy Ln
Newport News, VA 23602
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Warwick River Christian School
252 Lucas Creek Rd
Newport News, VA 23602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Denbigh Baptist Christian School
13010 Mitchell Point Rd
Newport News, VA 23602
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
First Baptist Church Denbigh Cdc
3628 Campbell Rd
Newport News, VA 23602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Holloman Child Development & Education Center
14102 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, VA 23602
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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