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ZIP Code 23974

Primary City:Victoria, VA (View All Cities)
County: Lunenburg County
Timezone: Eastern (9:25am)
Area code: 434 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.0, -78.3
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23974

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23974. 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 23974. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23974, 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:
Victoria, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23974 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23974 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 23974 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely 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 23974 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,012
Population Density 51 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,965
Median Home Value $90,800
Land Area 98.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,636
Median Household Income $36,530

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male11911711912117422028527533230026020214512870494720
Female10911599125114861091109915715517814512395896259
Total22823221824628830639438543145741538029025116513810979

Gender

 Male 2,983 60%
 Female 2,029 40%
Gender

Race

 White 2,914 58.1%
 Black Or African American 1,950 38.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.2%
 Asian 6 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 37 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 95 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner87812123328422415351
Renter3091851048247396
Total3816920633736627119257

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 713 44%
 Single Guardian 347 21%
 Singles 512 31%
 Singles With Roommate 64 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,186 72%
 Households with Kids 450 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2118282321292617243422202617272323222624
Female2323222026241821261921241817252723252528
Total4441504347534438505343444434525046475152

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23974 has a slightly higher than average 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 23974 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 23974 real estate data, the median home value of $90,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23974 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23974 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23974 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,830 76.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,173 23.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 608 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 544 28%
 Renter Occupied Households 484 25%
 Households Vacant 329 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 43 13.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Sale Only 48 14.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 6.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 54 16.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 161 48.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 82 19%
 2 Bedroom 201 46%
 3+ Bedroom 158 36%
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 $36,530 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23974 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. Most commuters in 23974 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,033 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 763 17%
 No Earnings 2,728 60%
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 1,033 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 763 17%
 No Earnings 2,728 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,197 85%
 Public transportation 16 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 90 6%
 Worked at Home 108 8%
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 1,003 39.8%
 High School Graduate 1,283 50.9%
 Associate's degree 117 4.6%
 Bachelor's degree 71 2.8%
 Master's degree 21 0.8%
 Professional school degree 15 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 510 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 34 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 45 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23974

ZIP Code 23974 is in the Department of Corrections School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23974.

Lunenburg Corr Center
205p Hwy 49
Victoria, VA 23974
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Department of Corrections School District
Lunenburg Middle School
583 Tomlinson Rd
Victoria, VA 23974
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lunenburg County Public Schools
Victoria Elementary
1521 Eighth St
Victoria, VA 23974
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lunenburg County Public Schools
Central High School
131 Kv Rd
Victoria, VA 23974
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lunenburg County Public Schools

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