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ZIP Code 23603

Primary City:Newport News, VA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Lee Hall
County: Newport News City
Timezone: Eastern (10:17pm)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.20, -76.58
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23603

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23603. 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 23603. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23603, 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:
Lee Hall

Stats and Demographics for the 23603 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23603 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 23603 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23603 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,899
Population Density 538 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,499
Median Home Value $232,300
Land Area 7.24 sq mi
Water Area 0.36 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,361
Median Household Income $56,722

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 26Male Median Age: 25Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male18815014822832023915912310390103745323171285
Female2191391201211922391451289611610670613026161913
Total4072892683495124783042511992062091441145343282718

Gender

 Male 2,043 52%
 Female 1,856 48%
Gender

Race

 White 2,233 57.3%
 Black Or African American 1,221 31.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.7%
 Asian 85 2.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 28 0.7%
 Other Race 100 2.6%
 Two Or More Races 206 5.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner586109164120483510
Renter1473341578347943
Total152420266247167573913

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 658 48%
 Single Guardian 253 19%
 Singles 340 25%
 Singles With Roommate 110 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 779 57%
 Households with Kids 582 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male37453830312437283032242526413238405761100
Female5046384139213722202924312214333024142027
Total87917671704574505061485648556568647181127

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23603 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 23603 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 23603 real estate data, the median home value of $232,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 23603. Rentals in 23603 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23603 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,538 91%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 98 3%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 263 7%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 496 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 81 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 784 52%
 Households Vacant 138 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 56 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 15%
 For Sale Only 31 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 23 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 2%
 1 Bedroom 65 9%
 2 Bedroom 341 47%
 3+ Bedroom 301 42%
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 $56,722 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23603 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 23603 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 23603 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 1,704 61%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 552 20%
 No Earnings 521 19%
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 1,704 61%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 552 20%
 No Earnings 521 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,833 86.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 13 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 221 10.5%
 Worked at Home 42 2.0%
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 80 8%
 High School Graduate 526 51%
 Associate's degree 119 12%
 Bachelor's degree 237 23%
 Master's degree 66 6%
 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 567 73.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 105 13.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 101 13.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23603

ZIP Code 23603 is in the Newport News City Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23603.

Lee Hall Elementary
17346 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, VA 23603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Lee Hall Early Childhood Center
17346 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, VA 23603
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Keystone Academy
17579 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, VA 23603
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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