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ZIP Code 23047

Primary City:Doswell, VA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (6:16am)
Coordinates:37.9, -77.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23047

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23047. 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 23047. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23047, 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:
Doswell, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23047 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23047 is located in east 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 23047 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single adults and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23047 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,952
Population Density 41 people per sq mi
Housing Units 811
Median Home Value $270,300
Land Area 47.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.79 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 745
Median Household Income $69,833

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5373471
5-9534699
10-146357120
15-197363136
20-24445094
25-29433881
30-34393069
35-395455109
40-445772129
45-498386169
50-549694190
55-597890168
60-648371154
65-694964113
70-74383977
75-79384583
80-84203454
85 Plus122436

Gender

 Male 960 49%
 Female 992 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,470 75.3%
 Black Or African American 420 21.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.4%
 Asian 6 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 37 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-244610
25-34182543
35-448027107
45-5415234186
55-6415514169
65-7410211113
75-8489897
85 Plus13720

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 443 59%
 Single Guardian 125 17%
 Singles 150 20%
 Singles With Roommate 27 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 535 72%
 Households with Kids 210 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1369
211516
37916
46915
511920
69817
77916
8111021
9151025
1071421
1111718
12151429
1381018
14221234
15121426
16161127
1781119
1822931
19151833
2010919

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23047 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23047 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 23047 real estate data, the median home value of $270,300 is high 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 23047. Rentals in 23047 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23047 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,940 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 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 12 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 393 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 220 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 132 16%
 Households Vacant 66 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 3%
 For Sale Only 10 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 14 21%
 For Migrant Workers 1 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 44%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 17 16%
 2 Bedroom 51 48%
 3+ Bedroom 38 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 $69,833 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 23047 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 23047 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. However, that is not the case in 23047. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 735 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 384 26%
 No Earnings 338 23%
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 735 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 384 26%
 No Earnings 338 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 898 98%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 1%
 Worked at Home 13 1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 48 8%
 High School Graduate 282 50%
 Associate's degree 18 3%
 Bachelor's degree 182 32%
 Master's degree 20 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 18 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 245 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 38 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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