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ZIP Code 23606

Primary City:Newport News, VA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Glendale
County: Newport News City
Timezone: Eastern (2:48am)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.07, -76.49
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23606

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23606. 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 23606. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23606, 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 23606 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23606 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 23606 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 23606 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,283
Population Density 3,124 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,297
Median Home Value $260,900
Land Area 9.37 sq mi
Water Area 10.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,538
Median Household Income $57,230

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8526837401,3352,2501,381882689691937882766617475322276180194
Female8056916971,6262,3381,178781740816947955838715506405405349339
Total1,6571,3741,4372,9614,5882,5591,6631,4291,5071,8841,8371,6041,332981727681529533

Gender

 Male 14,152 48%
 Female 15,131 52%
Gender

Race

 White 20,549 70.2%
 Black Or African American 5,824 19.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 98 0.3%
 Asian 616 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 29 0.1%
 Other Race 1,201 4.1%
 Two Or More Races 966 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner924477331,3741,235825611256
Renter1,2391,785913814511331226146
Total1,3312,2321,6462,1881,7461,156837402

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,657 40%
 Single Guardian 2,054 18%
 Singles 3,580 31%
 Singles With Roommate 1,247 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,346 72%
 Households with Kids 3,192 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male186163174139143149126128137153164127138158137157174331536547
Female177146149145117140137138159132141144135145150154152452718637
Total3633093232842602892632662962853052712733032873113267831,2541,184

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23606 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 23606 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1960s. Looking at 23606 real estate data, the median home value of $260,900 is high 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 23606. Rentals in 23606 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23606 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,490 90.5%
 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 2,787 9.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,922 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,651 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,965 49%
 Households Vacant 759 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 479 63%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 3%
 For Sale Only 91 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 123 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 57 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,607 28%
 2 Bedroom 2,534 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,519 27%
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 $57,230 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23606 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 23606 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 10,327 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,043 33%
 No Earnings 5,728 24%
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 10,327 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,043 33%
 No Earnings 5,728 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,457 90.2%
 Public transportation 140 0.9%
 Taxicab 39 0.3%
 Motorcycle 21 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 832 5.6%
 Worked at Home 424 2.8%
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 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 1,448 17%
 High School Graduate 3,591 42%
 Associate's degree 614 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,539 18%
 Master's degree 873 10%
 Professional school degree 300 4%
 Doctorate degree 165 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,078 74.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 671 16.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 393 9.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23606

ZIP Code 23606 is in the Enterprise Academy/Newport News City. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23606.

Enterprise Academy/Newport News City
813 Diligence Dr
Newport News, VA 23606
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Enterprise Academy/Newport News City
Hidenwood Elementary
501 Blount Point Rd
Newport News, VA 23606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Richard T. Yates Elementary
73 Maxwell Ln
Newport News, VA 23606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Riverside Elementary
1100 Country Club Rd
Newport News, VA 23606
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Ethel M. Gildersleeve Middle School
1 Minton Dr
Newport News, VA 23606
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Newport News City Public Schools
Hampton Roads International Montessori School
11790 Jefferson Ave Ste 200
Newport News, VA 23606
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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