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ZIP Code 23959

Primary City:Phenix, VA (View All Cities)
County: Charlotte County
Timezone: Eastern (5:07pm)
Area code: 434 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.11, -78.80
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23959

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23959. 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 23959. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23959, 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:
Phenix, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23959 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23959 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 23959 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23959 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,264
Population Density 22 people per sq mi
Housing Units 614
Median Home Value $118,900
Land Area 58.58 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 514
Median Household Income $39,917

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male364450422526243245574243383422171518
Female383347392130244246505134573830312518
Total7477978146564874911079377957252484036

Gender

 Male 610 48%
 Female 654 52%
Gender

Race

 White 938 74.2%
 Black Or African American 292 23.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.4%
 Asian 3 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 23 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner225538785725524
Renter4182526141185
Total6437811399836329

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 262 51%
 Single Guardian 86 17%
 Singles 149 29%
 Singles With Roommate 17 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 352 68%
 Households with Kids 162 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male664910987101361111971084135
Female10849857112851211119612664
Total16148181814151812211123222016162010199

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23959 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23959 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 23959 real estate data, the median home value of $118,900 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 23959. Rentals in 23959 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23959 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,264 100%
 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 187 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 216 35%
 Renter Occupied Households 111 18%
 Households Vacant 100 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 13 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 23%
 For Migrant Workers 1 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 60 60%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 14 20%
 3+ Bedroom 56 80%
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 $39,917 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23959 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 23959 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. However, that is not the case in 23959. 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 332 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 151 16%
 No Earnings 436 47%
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 332 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 151 16%
 No Earnings 436 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 363 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 12 3%
 Worked at Home 49 12%
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 112 34%
 High School Graduate 195 59%
 Associate's degree 10 3%
 Bachelor's degree 6 2%
 Master's degree 5 2%
 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 264 97%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23959

ZIP Code 23959 is in the Charlotte County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23959.

Phenix Elementary
400 Red House Rd
Phenix, VA 23959
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Charlotte County Public Schools

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