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ZIP Code 23827

Primary City:Boykins, VA (View All Cities)
County: Southampton County
Timezone: Eastern (11:30pm)
Coordinates:36.61, -77.21
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23827

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23827. 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 23827. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23827, 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:
Boykins, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23827 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23827 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 23827 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23827 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,443
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 681
Median Home Value $84,400
Land Area 51.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 585
Median Household Income $28,266

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male504449534334293242617250513222191414
Female373943394035333050775855474437272120
Total878392928369626292138130105987659463534

Gender

 Male 711 49%
 Female 732 51%
Gender

Race

 White 699 48.4%
 Black Or African American 715 49.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.1%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 18 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner122498390714619
Renter193332503816124
Total205581133128875823

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 258 44%
 Single Guardian 144 25%
 Singles 160 27%
 Singles With Roommate 23 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 402 69%
 Households with Kids 183 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6111691010513671511889101081610
Female7116577714413710768965114
Total1322221417171227102022211514171916132714

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23827 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23827 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 23827 real estate data, the median home value of $84,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23827 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23827 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23827 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,443 100%
 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 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 232 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 149 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 204 30%
 Households Vacant 96 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 31 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 18 19%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 21%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 44 29%
 3+ Bedroom 106 71%
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 $28,266 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23827 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 23827 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 23827. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 380 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 275 23%
 No Earnings 539 45%
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 380 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 275 23%
 No Earnings 539 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 456 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 86 15%
 Worked at Home 15 3%
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 136 30.4%
 High School Graduate 265 59.2%
 Associate's degree 23 5.1%
 Bachelor's degree 23 5.1%
 Master's degree 1 0.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 259 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 18 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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