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ZIP Code 23840

Primary City:Dewitt, VA (View All Cities)
County: Dinwiddie County
Timezone: Eastern (5:23pm)
Area code: 804 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.0, -77.7
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23840

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23840. 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 23840. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23840, 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:
Dewitt, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23840 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23840 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 23840 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 extremely large. There are also a small number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23840 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,858
Population Density 39 people per sq mi
Housing Units 754
Median Home Value $139,500
Land Area 47.75 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 693
Median Household Income $49,010

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male47605869474054596888696855463020163
Female567162654557467164827074585928191915
Total103131120134929710013013217013914211310558393518

Gender

 Male 897 48%
 Female 961 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,383 74.4%
 Black Or African American 429 23.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.4%
 Asian 8 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 24 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner54810113714182469
Renter9242329171183
Total1472124166158935412

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 394 57%
 Single Guardian 127 18%
 Singles 144 21%
 Singles With Roommate 28 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 451 65%
 Households with Kids 242 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1097121312101312111210916131519121010
Female101110141815151112131013101612151910915
Total2020172631272524242422231932253038221925

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23840 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23840 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 23840 real estate data, the median home value of $139,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23840 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23840 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23840 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,858 100%
 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 398 53%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 171 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 124 16%
 Households Vacant 61 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 7 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 18%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 33 54%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 30 23%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 100 77%
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 $49,010 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23840 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 23840 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 600 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 175 12%
 No Earnings 668 46%
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 600 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 175 12%
 No Earnings 668 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 667 93%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 49 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 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 100 18%
 High School Graduate 381 70%
 Associate's degree 46 8%
 Bachelor's degree 18 3%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 314 68%
 Enrolled in Private School 65 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 86 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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