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ZIP Code 23844

Primary City:Drewryville, VA (View All Cities)
County: Southampton County
Timezone: Eastern (4:43am)
Coordinates:36.66, -77.32
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23844

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23844. 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 23844. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23844, 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:
Drewryville, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23844 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23844 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 23844 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23844 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 788
Population Density 17 people per sq mi
Housing Units 364
Median Home Value $79,300
Land Area 45.14 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 313
Median Household Income $23,857

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male23302533221392126352625261415764
Female23372428221617243441233128191717621
Total466749614429264560764956543332241225

Gender

 Male 360 46%
 Female 428 54%
Gender

Race

 White 293 37.2%
 Black Or African American 470 59.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.8%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 5 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 14 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner28365147381816
Renter620191818925
Total828556965472021

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 130 42%
 Single Guardian 88 28%
 Singles 89 28%
 Singles With Roommate 6 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 207 66%
 Households with Kids 106 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7564413742105325848768
Female556574691164563668626
Total1210129111713131316988814101613814

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23844 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23844 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 23844 real estate data, the median home value of $79,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23844 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23844 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23844 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 788 100%
 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 131 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 85 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 97 27%
 Households Vacant 51 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 24%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 20%
 For Migrant Workers 1 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 22 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 31 16%
 3+ Bedroom 168 84%
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 $23,857 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23844 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 23844 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. However, that is not the case in 23844. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 131 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 106 18%
 No Earnings 341 59%
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 131 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 106 18%
 No Earnings 341 59%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 191 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 8 4%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 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 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 93 44%
 High School Graduate 62 30%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 27 13%
 Master's degree 28 13%
 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 156 98%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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