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ZIP Code 23887

Primary City:Valentines, VA (View All Cities)
County: Brunswick County
Timezone: Eastern (8:42am)
Area code: 434 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.57, -77.81
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23887

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23887. 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 23887. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23887, 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:
Valentines, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23887 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23887 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 23887 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23887 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 574
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 611
Median Home Value $145,100
Land Area 20.42 sq mi
Water Area 0.96 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 266
Median Household Income $29,519

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 55Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 56

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male13620111510716162621302923301282
Female814710631111221918363629161968
Total212027212113182738453966655246311410

Gender

 Male 295 51%
 Female 279 49%
Gender

Race

 White 393 68.5%
 Black Or African American 176 30.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.2%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1720387258267
Renter156107422
Total21226487962289

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 142 53%
 Single Guardian 29 11%
 Singles 83 31%
 Singles With Roommate 12 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 216 81%
 Households with Kids 50 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male52142001327434341215
Female03312351301132232123
Total55454352628566573338

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23887 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 23887 were primarily built in the 1990s. Looking at 23887 real estate data, the median home value of $145,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23887 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23887 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23887 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 574 100%
 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 129 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 100 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 37 6%
 Households Vacant 345 56%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 1.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Sale Only 8 2.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 312 90.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 5.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 14 32%
 3+ Bedroom 30 68%
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 $29,519 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23887 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 23887 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 23887 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 62 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 41 15%
 No Earnings 170 62%
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 62 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 41 15%
 No Earnings 170 62%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 83 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 10 11%
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 24 18%
 High School Graduate 61 45%
 Associate's degree 14 10%
 Bachelor's degree 18 13%
 Master's degree 7 5%
 Professional school degree 13 9%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 0 0%
 Enrolled in Private School 30 100%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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