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ZIP Code 23707

Primary City:Portsmouth, VA (View All Cities)
County: Portsmouth City
Timezone: Eastern (1:04am)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.84, -76.34
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23707

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23707. 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 23707. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23707, 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 23707 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23707 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 23707 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 an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23707 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,236
Population Density 3,531 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,298
Median Home Value $174,500
Land Area 4.03 sq mi
Water Area 1.47 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,801
Median Household Income $42,647

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male66753341744242654147742740545348142235121112410995107
Female628514363438619644535403455499528500379262210148182241
Total1,2951,0477808801,0451,1851,0128308609521,009922730473334257277348

Gender

 Male 6,688 47%
 Female 7,548 53%
Gender

Race

 White 7,403 52.0%
 Black Or African American 6,122 43.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 63 0.4%
 Asian 155 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.1%
 Other Race 121 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 359 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner69480527638656366266179
Renter34462240850536118011882
Total4131,1029351,1431,017546384261

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,974 34%
 Single Guardian 1,563 27%
 Singles 1,846 32%
 Singles With Roommate 418 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,833 66%
 Households with Kids 1,968 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1461331311211211161041058794798382797586931048483
Female129120125126124124100838381666669819680897796111
Total275253256247245240204188170175145149151160171166182181180194

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23707 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23707 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 23707 real estate data, the median home value of $174,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23707 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23707 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23707 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,085 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 98 0.7%
 Other Institutional 27 0.2%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 17 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,484 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 697 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,620 42%
 Households Vacant 497 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 162 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 2%
 For Sale Only 107 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 193 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 200 7%
 1 Bedroom 528 18%
 2 Bedroom 1,400 48%
 3+ Bedroom 760 26%
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 $42,647 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23707 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, 23707 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 23707 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 5,069 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,443 22%
 No Earnings 3,458 32%
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 5,069 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,443 22%
 No Earnings 3,458 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,166 93%
 Public transportation 144 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 265 4%
 Worked at Home 67 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 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 840 19.8%
 High School Graduate 2,261 53.3%
 Associate's degree 339 8.0%
 Bachelor's degree 479 11.3%
 Master's degree 241 5.7%
 Professional school degree 60 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 21 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,233 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 556 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 347 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23707

ZIP Code 23707 is in the Southeastern Coop Ed Pgm School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23707.

Portsmouth Re-Ed
2801 Turnpike Rd
Portsmouth, VA 23707
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Southeastern Coop Ed Pgm School District
New Directions Center
401 West Rd
Portsmouth, VA 23707
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Portsmouth City Public Schools
Mount Herman Preschool Center
3000 North St
Portsmouth, VA 23707
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Portsmouth City Public Schools
John Tyler Elementary
3649 Hartford St
Portsmouth, VA 23707
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portsmouth City Public Schools
Westhaven Elementary
3701 Clifford St
Portsmouth, VA 23707
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portsmouth City Public Schools

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