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ZIP Code 23605

Primary City:Newport News, VA (View All Cities)
County: Newport News City
Timezone: Eastern (9:21pm)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.02, -76.44
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23605

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23605. 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 23605. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23605, 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
Acceptable:
Hampton

Stats and Demographics for the 23605 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23605 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 23605 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 small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23605 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,854
Population Density 3,687 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,683
Median Home Value $151,400
Land Area 3.76 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,236
Median Household Income $39,953

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5054103664196576124663874305445683752962321411256048
Female471404357424731667462442449583505411370271239186125116
Total9768147238431,3881,2799288298791,1271,073786666503380311185164

Gender

 Male 6,641 48%
 Female 7,213 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,537 40.0%
 Black Or African American 7,308 52.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 76 0.5%
 Asian 154 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.1%
 Other Race 292 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 470 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner52326376710528444277102
Renter5968635976734031758430
Total6481,1899731,383931619361132

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,946 31%
 Single Guardian 1,507 24%
 Singles 2,228 36%
 Singles With Roommate 555 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,419 71%
 Households with Kids 1,817 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11310992859977857376736574787684707787101113
Female941089078998267718578865963718180907895112
Total207217182163198159152144161151151133141147165150167165196225

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23605 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 23605 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 23605 real estate data, the median home value of $151,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23605 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23605 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23605 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,849 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 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 5 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,021 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 794 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,421 51%
 Households Vacant 447 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 243 54%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Sale Only 73 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 11 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 419 13%
 1 Bedroom 683 21%
 2 Bedroom 1,479 46%
 3+ Bedroom 659 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 $39,953 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23605 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 23605 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 5,005 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,512 23%
 No Earnings 3,422 31%
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 5,005 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,512 23%
 No Earnings 3,422 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,034 94.1%
 Public transportation 168 2.6%
 Taxicab 4 0.1%
 Motorcycle 8 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 70 1.1%
 Worked at Home 131 2.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 656 16.3%
 High School Graduate 2,797 69.5%
 Associate's degree 226 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 235 5.8%
 Master's degree 92 2.3%
 Professional school degree 21 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,957 85.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 197 8.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 147 6.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23605

ZIP Code 23605 is in the Newport News City Public Schools. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23605.

Achievable Dream Middle/High School
5720 Marshall Ave
Newport News, VA 23605
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Carver Elementary
6160 Jefferson Ave
Newport News, VA 23605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Sedgefield Elementary
804 Main St
Newport News, VA 23605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Crittenden Middle School
6158 Jefferson Ave
Newport News, VA 23605
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Heritage High School
5800 Marshall Ave
Newport News, VA 23605
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Parkview Christian Academy Day
1116 Briarfield Rd
Newport News, VA 23605
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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