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ZIP Code 23038

Primary City:Columbia, VA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (6:53am)
Coordinates:37.7, -78.1
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23038

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23038. 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 23038. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23038, 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:
Columbia, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23038 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23038 is located in central 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 23038 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23038 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,775
Population Density 24 people per sq mi
Housing Units 908
Median Home Value $207,200
Land Area 74.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.98 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 724
Median Household Income $50,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5524496
5-95452106
10-145648104
15-195844102
20-24414990
25-29395190
30-34434487
35-394661107
40-447779156
45-498086166
50-548679165
55-594567112
60-645668124
65-695450104
70-74313061
75-79242549
80-84111425
85 Plus121931

Gender

 Male 865 49%
 Female 910 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,147 64.6%
 Black Or African American 574 32.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.7%
 Asian 5 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 9 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 28 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2441822
25-34372764
35-449031121
45-5415842200
55-6412212134
65-749614110
75-8441344
85 Plus26329

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 366 51%
 Single Guardian 143 20%
 Singles 185 26%
 Singles With Roommate 30 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 501 69%
 Households with Kids 223 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
191524
28816
312618
412618
512719
65712
7131225
8121022
9121628
1012618
11141529
127411
13101424
1413922
1591120
169514
17181331
18171027
195510
2081119

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23038 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23038 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 23038 real estate data, the median home value of $207,200 is slightly higher 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 23038. Rentals in 23038 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23038 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,775 100%
 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 396 44%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 178 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 150 17%
 Households Vacant 184 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Sale Only 12 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 88 48%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 4%
 1 Bedroom 24 26%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 66 70%
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 $50,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 23038 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. However, that is not the case in 23038. 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 555 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 249 21%
 No Earnings 372 32%
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 555 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 249 21%
 No Earnings 372 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 614 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 39 6%
 Worked at Home 33 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. 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 79 17%
 High School Graduate 225 49%
 Associate's degree 12 3%
 Bachelor's degree 43 9%
 Master's degree 76 17%
 Professional school degree 10 2%
 Doctorate degree 10 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 154 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 33 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes