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ZIP Code 23703

Primary City:Portsmouth, VA (View All Cities)
County: Portsmouth City
Timezone: Eastern (2:43am)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.88, -76.38
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23703

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23703. 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 23703. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23703, 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 23703 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23703 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 23703 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 slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23703 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,739
Population Density 1,819 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,536
Median Home Value $218,300
Land Area 14.15 sq mi
Water Area 9.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,972
Median Household Income $60,427

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
Male8988988288781,089975804767782865797736619445319243164165
Female9418717868489551,049942887869913977906743507362314274323
Total1,8391,7691,6141,7262,0442,0241,7461,6541,6511,7781,7741,6421,362952681557438488

Gender

 Male 12,272 48%
 Female 13,467 52%
Gender

Race

 White 12,284 47.7%
 Black Or African American 11,873 46.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 97 0.4%
 Asian 427 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 27 0.1%
 Other Race 188 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 843 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner908281,2061,5151,443913622271
Renter5259885834902721026064
Total6151,8161,7892,0051,7151,015682335

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,714 47%
 Single Guardian 2,198 22%
 Singles 2,515 25%
 Singles With Roommate 545 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,452 65%
 Households with Kids 3,520 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male176181193174158177210151202171172165164156172180171161194216
Female169214177216183184178178148172145154163152138174174180182188
Total345395370390341361388329350343317319327308310354345341376404

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23703 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23703 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 23703 real estate data, the median home value of $218,300 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 23703. Rentals in 23703 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23703 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,283 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 2 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 68 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 328 1.3%
 Other Noninstitutional 58 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,600 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,288 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,084 29%
 Households Vacant 564 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 210 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Sale Only 166 29%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 119 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 32 1%
 1 Bedroom 344 10%
 2 Bedroom 1,914 58%
 3+ Bedroom 995 30%
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 $60,427 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 23703 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 23703 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 10,457 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,851 22%
 No Earnings 6,564 30%
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 10,457 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,851 22%
 No Earnings 6,564 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,623 87.3%
 Public transportation 89 0.7%
 Taxicab 47 0.4%
 Motorcycle 11 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 593 4.5%
 Worked at Home 958 7.2%
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 836 10%
 High School Graduate 4,765 58%
 Associate's degree 529 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,361 17%
 Master's degree 534 6%
 Professional school degree 132 2%
 Doctorate degree 74 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,477 72.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 749 15.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 551 11.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23703

ZIP Code 23703 is in the Portsmouth City Public Schools. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23703.

Churchland Elementary
5601 Michael Ln
Portsmouth, VA 23703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portsmouth City Public Schools
Churchland Primary & Intermediate
5700 Hedgerow Ln
Portsmouth, VA 23703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portsmouth City Public Schools
Churchland Academy Elementary
4061 River Shore Rd
Portsmouth, VA 23703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portsmouth City Public Schools
Churchland Preschool Center
4061 River Shore Rd
Portsmouth, VA 23703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portsmouth City Public Schools
Churchland High School
4301 Cedar Ln
Portsmouth, VA 23703
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Portsmouth City Public Schools
Churchland Middle School
4051 River Shore Rd
Portsmouth, VA 23703
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Portsmouth City Public Schools
Sweethaven Christian Academy
5000 W Norfolk Rd
Portsmouth, VA 23703
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Christopher Academy
3300 Cedar Ln
Portsmouth, VA 23703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Toras Chaim
3110 Sterling Point Dr
Portsmouth, VA 23703
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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