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ZIP Code 23708

Primary City:Portsmouth, VA (View All Cities)
County: Portsmouth City
Timezone: Eastern (2:27pm)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.846, -76.308
ZIP (~700 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23708

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23708. 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 23708. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23708, 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 23708 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23708 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 23708 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23708 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 181
Population Density 1,097 people per sq mi
Housing Units 0
Land Area 0.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 0

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 22Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 21

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 148 82%
 Female 33 18%


 White 91 50.3%
 Black Or African American 59 32.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 2.2%
 Asian 11 6.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.6%
 Other Race 8 4.4%
 Two Or More Races 7 3.9%

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 0 0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 181 100%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

ZIP 23708 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 23708 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 23708 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 23708 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 306 98%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7 2%
 No Earnings 0 0%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 306 98%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7 2%
 No Earnings 0 0%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 37 12%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 146 47%
 Worked at Home 130 42%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 23708 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 46 85%
 Associate's degree 8 15%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

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