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ZIP Code 23079

Primary City:Jamaica, VA (View All Cities)
County: Middlesex County
Timezone: Eastern (7:19pm)
Area code: 804 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.73, -76.68
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23079

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23079. 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 23079. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23079, 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:
Jamaica, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23079 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23079 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 23079 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23079 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 437
Population Density 21 people per sq mi
Housing Units 289
Median Home Value $198,600
Land Area 21.19 sq mi
Water Area 6.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 167
Median Household Income $78,068

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5241034
5-981018
10-1471421
15-19201131
20-24121325
25-2912719
30-349817
35-3951116
40-44101222
45-49171431
50-54241842
55-59232043
60-64142135
65-69121527
70-7419928
75-794610
80-846511
85 Plus347

Gender

 Male 229 52%
 Female 208 48%
Gender

Race

 White 269 61.6%
 Black Or African American 162 37.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24134
25-347512
35-4412921
45-5435338
55-6440444
65-7425530
75-8414014
85 Plus404

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 94 56%
 Single Guardian 28 17%
 Singles 37 22%
 Singles With Roommate 8 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 117 70%
 Households with Kids 50 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1325
2628
3538
4404
5123
6235
7033
8404
9123
10347
11112
12123
13257
14022
15437
16123
17516
187310
19325
20145

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23079 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23079 were primarily built in the 1940s or the 1950s. Looking at 23079 real estate data, the median home value of $198,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 23079. Rentals in 23079 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23079 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 437 100%
 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 86 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 52 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 29 10%
 Households Vacant 122 42%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 3 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 103 84%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 5 31%
 3+ Bedroom 11 69%
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 $78,068 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 23079 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. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. 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 23079. 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 207 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 108 29%
 No Earnings 60 16%
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 207 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 108 29%
 No Earnings 60 16%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 249 95%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 14 5%
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 11 8%
 High School Graduate 67 51%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 27 21%
 Master's degree 15 11%
 Professional school degree 11 8%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 144 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 16 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 15 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Nearby ZIP Codes