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ZIP Code 23851

Primary City:Franklin, VA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (12:48am)
Coordinates:36.7, -77.0
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23851

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23851. 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 23851. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23851, 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:
Franklin, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23851 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23851 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 23851 are primarily black or African American. 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23851 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,715
Population Density 128 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,088
Median Home Value $171,900
Land Area 106.74 sq mi
Water Area 2.14 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,545
Median Household Income $36,584

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male471461429448397312324338390468501446397316221148128108
Female440464408497416422380434474583611511456352300236200228
Total9119258379458137347047728641,0511,112957853668521384328336

Gender

 Male 6,303 46%
 Female 7,412 54%
Gender

Race

 White 6,457 47.1%
 Black Or African American 6,814 49.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 0.3%
 Asian 81 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 84 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 239 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner29228468704751585351116
Renter17143541251032521514699
Total2006638801,2141,076800497215

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,367 43%
 Single Guardian 1,396 25%
 Singles 1,557 28%
 Singles With Roommate 225 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,765 68%
 Households with Kids 1,780 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male881061008691929485999592897776888792958681
Female87851017587110908493807673918882121959610370
Total175191201161178202184169192175168162168164170208187191189151

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23851 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23851 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 23851 real estate data, the median home value of $171,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 23851. Rentals in 23851 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23851 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,573 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 116 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 24 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,118 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,114 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,313 38%
 Households Vacant 543 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 172 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 3%
 For Sale Only 99 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 48 9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 193 36%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 34 1%
 1 Bedroom 379 14%
 2 Bedroom 1,205 46%
 3+ Bedroom 1,004 38%
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 $36,584 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23851 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 23851 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. Most commuters in 23851 can expect to fall in that range. 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 3,802 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,755 26%
 No Earnings 4,235 39%
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 3,802 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,755 26%
 No Earnings 4,235 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,409 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 172 3%
 Worked at Home 82 1%
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 752 18.8%
 High School Graduate 2,250 56.2%
 Associate's degree 259 6.5%
 Bachelor's degree 485 12.1%
 Master's degree 243 6.1%
 Professional school degree 7 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,383 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 166 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 219 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23851

ZIP Code 23851 is in the Southampton County Public Schools. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23851.

Fresh Start Center
23190 Sedley Rd
Franklin, VA 23851
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Southampton County Public Schools
S.p. Morton Elementary
300 Morton St
Franklin, VA 23851
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Franklin City Public Schools
Joseph P. King Junior Middle School
501 Charles St
Franklin, VA 23851
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Franklin City Public Schools
Franklin High School
310 Crescent Dr
Franklin, VA 23851
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Franklin City Public Schools
Rock Church School
130 Lakeview Rd
Franklin, VA 23851
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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