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ZIP Code 23856

Primary City:Freeman, VA (View All Cities)
County: Brunswick County
Timezone: Eastern (5:24pm)
Area code: 434 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.8, -77.7
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23856

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23856. 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 23856. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23856, 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:
Freeman, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23856 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23856 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 23856 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 23856 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,033
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 529
Median Home Value $90,500
Land Area 46.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 419
Median Household Income $42,548

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2522274527262628332735533223209108
Female262335422916244129495150412125172117
Total5145628756425069627686103734445263125

Gender

 Male 476 46%
 Female 557 54%
Gender

Race

 White 317 30.7%
 Black Or African American 696 67.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 6 0.6%
 Asian 2 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 8 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner019377189453717
Renter9162615151085
Total9356386104554522

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 179 43%
 Single Guardian 122 29%
 Singles 106 25%
 Singles With Roommate 12 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 291 69%
 Households with Kids 128 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male84154454533786681381010
Female5282743361176381399566
Total1369711887111410131114191722131616

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23856 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23856 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 23856 real estate data, the median home value of $90,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23856 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23856 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23856 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,033 100%
 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 174 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 141 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 104 20%
 Households Vacant 110 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 3 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 30%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 68 62%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 8 8%
 3+ Bedroom 89 92%
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 $42,548 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 23856 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. Residents in ZIP code 23856 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 23856 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 325 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 161 20%
 No Earnings 303 38%
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 325 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 161 20%
 No Earnings 303 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 338 81%
 Public transportation 29 7%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 31 7%
 Worked at Home 21 5%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 127 47%
 High School Graduate 137 50%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 9 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 126 83%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 22 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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