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ZIP Code 23917

Primary City:Boydton, VA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Array
County: Mecklenburg
Timezone: Eastern (1:12am)
Area code: 434 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.7, -78.4
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23917

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23917. 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 23917. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23917, 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:
Boydton, VA
Unacceptable:
Palmer Springs, Palmersprings

Stats and Demographics for the 23917 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23917 is located in south 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 23917 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23917 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,684
Population Density 34 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,890
Median Home Value $116,600
Land Area 108.46 sq mi
Water Area 26.72 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,244
Median Household Income $34,018

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male56637612723720018717016417116715913511089453221
Female52677475575268688310314113711813287615743
Total1081301502022942522552382472743082962532421761068964

Gender

 Male 2,209 60%
 Female 1,475 40%
Gender

Race

 White 1,847 50.1%
 Black Or African American 1,767 48.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.2%
 Asian 13 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 13 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 35 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11498921125121911333
Renter1345424948382211
Total249413126029925713544

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 564 45%
 Single Guardian 233 19%
 Singles 389 31%
 Singles With Roommate 58 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 960 77%
 Households with Kids 284 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1091413619911181313181913181621195344
Female1212710151313151192017161220151120912
Total2221212321322226292233353525383132396256

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23917 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23917 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 23917 real estate data, the median home value of $116,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23917 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23917 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally < $200/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23917 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,802 76%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 847 23%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 35 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 512 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 464 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 268 14%
 Households Vacant 646 34%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 3.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.8%
 For Sale Only 28 4.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 475 73.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 108 16.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 9 3%
 2 Bedroom 108 32%
 3+ Bedroom 218 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 $34,018 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23917 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. 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 23917 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 570 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 656 20%
 No Earnings 1,984 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 570 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 656 20%
 No Earnings 1,984 62%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 789 89%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 53 6%
 Worked at Home 40 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 626 37.2%
 High School Graduate 951 56.5%
 Associate's degree 12 0.7%
 Bachelor's degree 56 3.3%
 Master's degree 36 2.1%
 Professional school degree 3 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 319 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 86 20%
 Not Enrolled in School 16 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23917

ZIP Code 23917 is in the Department of Corrections School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23917.

Mecklenburg Rec & Classifica
960 Prison Rd
Boydton, VA 23917
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Department of Corrections School District
Alternative Education Center
175 Mayfield Dr
Boydton, VA 23917
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Mecklenburg County Public Schools

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