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ZIP Code 23937

Primary City:Drakes Branch, VA (View All Cities)
County: Charlotte County
Timezone: Eastern (6:41am)
Area code: 434 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.9, -78.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23937

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23937. 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 23937. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23937, 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:
Drakes Branch, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23937 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23937 is located in south 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 23937 are primarily white. The number of seniors is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23937 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,970
Population Density 27 people per sq mi
Housing Units 974
Median Home Value $99,200
Land Area 72.84 sq mi
Water Area 0.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 810
Median Household Income $27,803

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male586758885040444862827969615652211913
Female495556724840486772707979516850473022
Total107122114160988092115134152158148112124102684935

Gender

 Male 967 49%
 Female 1,003 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,304 66.2%
 Black Or African American 615 31.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.2%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 17 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 29 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner433831341161296825
Renter144244453222172
Total18751271791481518527

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 366 45%
 Single Guardian 174 21%
 Singles 235 29%
 Singles With Roommate 35 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 568 70%
 Households with Kids 242 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male168816121615111389111614181716181912
Female717107101112111110145171018111716107
Total2325182322272722241823163324362833342919

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23937 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23937 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 23937 real estate data, the median home value of $99,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 23937. Rentals in 23937 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23937 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,970 100%
 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 309 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 283 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 218 22%
 Households Vacant 164 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 25 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 11 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 15%
 For Migrant Workers 3 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 99 60%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 37 12%
 2 Bedroom 109 35%
 3+ Bedroom 164 53%
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 $27,803 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23937 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 23937 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 23937 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. Most commuters in 23937 can expect to fall in that range. 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 567 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 421 23%
 No Earnings 842 46%
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 567 31%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 421 23%
 No Earnings 842 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 687 86%
 Public transportation 13 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 92 12%
 Worked at Home 7 1%
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 230 34.6%
 High School Graduate 361 54.3%
 Associate's degree 30 4.5%
 Bachelor's degree 26 3.9%
 Master's degree 7 1.1%
 Professional school degree 9 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 433 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 47 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 26 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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