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ZIP Code 23839

Primary City:Dendron, VA (View All Cities)
County: Surry County
Timezone: Eastern (4:51am)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.08, -76.92
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23839

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23839. 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 23839. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23839, 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:
Dendron, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23839 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23839 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 23839 are primarily white. 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 slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23839 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 741
Population Density 30 people per sq mi
Housing Units 347
Median Home Value $162,500
Land Area 25.03 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 289
Median Household Income $50,362

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
Male262317322218181921302930251412856
Female172123222919221527303528222312141314
Total434440545137403448606458473724221820

Gender

 Male 355 48%
 Female 386 52%
Gender

Race

 White 366 49.4%
 Black Or African American 349 47.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.4%
 Asian 5 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 15 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner222325361312716
Renter491094711
Total631426265382817

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 145 50%
 Single Guardian 57 20%
 Singles 74 26%
 Singles With Roommate 13 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 204 71%
 Households with Kids 85 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male36662864333425965665
Female44233246662285275174
Total710895101010995610101113107139

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23839 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23839 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 23839 real estate data, the median home value of $162,500 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 23839. Rentals in 23839 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23839 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 741 100%
 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 145 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 99 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 45 13%
 Households Vacant 58 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 6 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 4 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 14%
 For Migrant Workers 1 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 35 60%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 36 59%
 3+ Bedroom 25 41%
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 $50,362 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 23839 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 23839 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. In 23839 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 336 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 117 18%
 No Earnings 206 31%
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 336 51%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 117 18%
 No Earnings 206 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 413 99%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 4 1%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 11 4%
 High School Graduate 187 73%
 Associate's degree 22 9%
 Bachelor's degree 30 12%
 Master's degree 5 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 116 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 8 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23839

ZIP Code 23839 is in the Surry County Public Schools. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23839.

Luther P. Jackson Middle School
4255 New Design Rd
Dendron, VA 23839
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Surry County Public Schools
Surry Elementary
1600 Hollybush Rd
Dendron, VA 23839
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Surry County Public Schools
Surry County High School
1675 Hollybush Rd
Dendron, VA 23839
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Surry County Public Schools

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