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ZIP Code 23702

Primary City:Portsmouth, VA (View All Cities)
County: Portsmouth City
Timezone: Eastern (1:37pm)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.80, -76.33
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23702

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23702. 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 23702. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23702, 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:
Portsmouth, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23702 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23702 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 23702 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 large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23702 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,424
Population Density 4,511 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,954
Median Home Value $140,900
Land Area 2.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,451
Median Household Income $36,079

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male52647236837649549542034532937938330821512976695043
Female533395312392494612395360373435425364259182149789692
Total1,0598676807689891,107815705702814808672474311225147146135

Gender

 Male 5,478 48%
 Female 5,946 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,129 44.9%
 Black Or African American 5,538 48.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 80 0.7%
 Asian 132 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.2%
 Other Race 147 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 380 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5835334848143025415592
Renter2976154284692901075123
Total355968776950720361206115

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,494 34%
 Single Guardian 1,374 31%
 Singles 1,255 28%
 Singles With Roommate 328 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,805 63%
 Households with Kids 1,646 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male10310892108981158579957580727566716076739699
Female949797124728992687457696167587958787310488
Total197205189232170204177147169132149133142124150118154146200187

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23702 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 23702 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1940s. Looking at 23702 real estate data, the median home value of $140,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23702 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23702 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23702 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,411 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 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 8 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,715 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 456 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,280 46%
 Households Vacant 503 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 192 38.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 1.0%
 For Sale Only 132 26.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 4.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 0.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 147 29.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 1%
 1 Bedroom 339 14%
 2 Bedroom 1,109 47%
 3+ Bedroom 875 37%
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 $36,079 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23702 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 23702 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 23702 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 3,428 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,994 23%
 No Earnings 3,179 37%
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 3,428 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,994 23%
 No Earnings 3,179 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,369 91.9%
 Public transportation 137 2.9%
 Taxicab 9 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 188 4.0%
 Worked at Home 51 1.1%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 759 24.2%
 High School Graduate 1,986 63.4%
 Associate's degree 186 5.9%
 Bachelor's degree 170 5.4%
 Master's degree 7 0.2%
 Professional school degree 9 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 14 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,424 82.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 134 4.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 375 12.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23702

ZIP Code 23702 is in the Portsmouth City Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23702.

James Hurst Elementary
18 Dahlgren Ave
Portsmouth, VA 23702
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portsmouth City Public Schools
Cradock Middle School
21 Alden Ave
Portsmouth, VA 23702
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Portsmouth City Public Schools
Cradock Technical & Career Center
4300 George Washington Hwy
Portsmouth, VA 23702
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Portsmouth City Public Schools
Portsmouth Christian School
3214 Elliott Ave
Portsmouth, VA 23702
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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