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ZIP Code 23879

Primary City:Skippers, VA (View All Cities)
County: Greensville County
Timezone: Eastern (3:18am)
Area code: 434 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.60, -77.59
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23879

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23879. 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 23879. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23879, 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:
Skippers, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23879 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23879 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 23879 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly higher than average. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23879 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 679
Population Density 20 people per sq mi
Housing Units 344
Median Home Value $92,500
Land Area 33.68 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 283
Median Household Income $62,188

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male17111923271217112527413827889111
Female1516920211516202130493021151416136
Total32272843482733314657906848232225247

Gender

 Male 332 49%
 Female 347 51%
Gender

Race

 White 379 55.8%
 Black Or African American 290 42.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.6%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 5 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11424716123304
Renter5791211641
Total62133837229345

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 147 52%
 Single Guardian 51 18%
 Singles 74 26%
 Singles With Roommate 11 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 213 75%
 Households with Kids 70 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13621511353254566248
Female60513332502511542723
Total731134843855765101089611

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23879 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23879 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 23879 real estate data, the median home value of $92,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 23879. Rentals in 23879 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23879 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 679 100%
 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 137 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 91 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 55 16%
 Households Vacant 61 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 5 8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Sale Only 2 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 36%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 31 51%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 12 34%
 3+ Bedroom 23 66%
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 $62,188 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 23879 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. 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 23879 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 265 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 73 13%
 No Earnings 215 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 265 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 73 13%
 No Earnings 215 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 305 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 6 2%
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 some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 38 17%
 High School Graduate 96 42%
 Associate's degree 54 24%
 Bachelor's degree 25 11%
 Master's degree 13 6%
 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 96 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 15 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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