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ZIP Code 23837

Primary City:Courtland, VA (View All Cities)
County: Southampton County
Timezone: Eastern (11:30pm)
Coordinates:36.8, -77.1
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23837

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23837. 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 23837. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23837, 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:
Courtland, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23837 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23837 is located in southeast Virginia and covers a slightly higher 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 23837 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23837 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,298
Population Density 41 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,817
Median Home Value $183,100
Land Area 106.12 sq mi
Water Area 0.47 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,676
Median Household Income $47,393

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male136145143157991081041281401911781381528177563332
Female1061261371251031239713515417918816414913288664979
Total24227128028220223120126329437036630230121316512282111

Gender

 Male 2,098 49%
 Female 2,200 51%
Gender

Race

 White 2,639 61.4%
 Black Or African American 1,548 36.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.3%
 Asian 13 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
 Other Race 4 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 74 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner910018429929018610337
Renter42808311179422110
Total5118026741036922812447

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 845 50%
 Single Guardian 336 20%
 Singles 423 25%
 Singles With Roommate 72 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,121 67%
 Households with Kids 555 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2531272638252331282644192430362934302820
Female2124202119213427252328313421242926291722
Total4655474757465758534972505851605860594542

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23837 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23837 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 23837 real estate data, the median home value of $183,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 23837. Rentals in 23837 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23837 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,127 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 81 2%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 90 2%
 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 832 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 376 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 468 26%
 Households Vacant 141 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 18%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 33 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 58 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 41 8%
 2 Bedroom 130 27%
 3+ Bedroom 317 65%
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 $47,393 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 23837 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. Most commuters in 23837 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,449 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 821 23%
 No Earnings 1,331 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 1,449 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 821 23%
 No Earnings 1,331 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,982 96.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 0.7%
 Worked at Home 55 2.7%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 320 22.6%
 High School Graduate 804 56.8%
 Associate's degree 76 5.4%
 Bachelor's degree 153 10.8%
 Master's degree 35 2.5%
 Professional school degree 24 1.7%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 739 75.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 165 16.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 77 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23837

ZIP Code 23837 is in the Southampton County Public Schools. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23837.

Riverdale Elementary
31023 Camp Parkway
Courtland, VA 23837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southampton County Public Schools
Southampton Middle School
23450 Southampton Parkway
Courtland, VA 23837
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Southampton County Public Schools
Southampton High School
23350 Southampton Parkway
Courtland, VA 23837
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Southampton County Public Schools
Southampton Academy
26495 Old Plank Rd
Courtland, VA 23837
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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