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ZIP Code 23874

Primary City:Newsoms, VA (View All Cities)
County: Southampton County
Timezone: Eastern (7:47am)
Coordinates:36.61, -77.11
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23874

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23874. 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 23874. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23874, 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:
Newsoms, VA
Unacceptable:
Neusons

Stats and Demographics for the 23874 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23874 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 23874 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 large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23874 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,004
Population Density 25 people per sq mi
Housing Units 463
Median Home Value $105,400
Land Area 40.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 406
Median Household Income $39,234

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2525323838342721314250393730201192
Female223126252123302831454842292018191322
Total475658635957574962879881665038302224

Gender

 Male 511 51%
 Female 493 49%
Gender

Race

 White 574 57.2%
 Black Or African American 421 41.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.2%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 6 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner231387171533016
Renter1012162616464
Total1243549787573620

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 227 56%
 Single Guardian 70 17%
 Singles 94 23%
 Singles With Roommate 15 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 283 70%
 Households with Kids 123 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male85637538227761010766910
Female534574596572111784511
Total138108149817871491711171510111011

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23874 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23874 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 23874 real estate data, the median home value of $105,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23874 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23874 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23874 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,004 100%
 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 180 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 132 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 94 20%
 Households Vacant 57 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 12 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Sale Only 8 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 21%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 21 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 3%
 1 Bedroom 11 8%
 2 Bedroom 36 25%
 3+ Bedroom 95 65%
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 $39,234 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23874 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, 23874 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 23874. 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 363 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 149 18%
 No Earnings 302 37%
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 363 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 149 18%
 No Earnings 302 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 430 97.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 7 1.6%
 Worked at Home 2 0.5%
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. 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 84 26%
 High School Graduate 201 61%
 Associate's degree 6 2%
 Bachelor's degree 30 9%
 Master's degree 4 1%
 Professional school degree 4 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 49 70.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 16 22.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 7.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23874

ZIP Code 23874 is in the Southampton County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23874.

Meherrin Elementary
28600 Grays Shop Rd
Newsoms, VA 23874
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Southampton County Public Schools

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