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ZIP Code 23437

Primary City:Suffolk, VA (View All Cities)
County: Suffolk City
Timezone: Eastern (2:37pm)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.6, -76.8
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23437

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23437. 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 23437. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23437, 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:
Suffolk, VA
Unacceptable:
Holland

Stats and Demographics for the 23437 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23437 is located in southeast 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 23437 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 slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23437 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,283
Population Density 43 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,777
Median Home Value $220,900
Land Area 99.63 sq mi
Water Area 1.67 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,651
Median Household Income $64,806

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5111117228
5-9127117244
10-14128145273
15-19149115264
20-24142103245
25-2984106190
30-348487171
35-39135131266
40-44137168305
45-49214206420
50-54206203409
55-59171172343
60-64137140277
65-69101116217
70-747293165
75-794766113
80-84324678
85 Plus304575

Gender

 Male 2,107 49%
 Female 2,176 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,047 71.1%
 Black Or African American 1,106 25.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.5%
 Asian 20 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 11 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 76 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24141529
25-348544129
35-4422250272
45-5435972431
55-6430156357
65-7421231243
75-8412016136
85 Plus45954

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 963 58%
 Single Guardian 243 15%
 Singles 378 23%
 Singles With Roommate 67 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,130 68%
 Households with Kids 521 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1241539
2222850
3272451
4282856
5292958
6172542
7262652
8331952
9221840
10293867
11212445
12222850
13281442
14284169
15302454
16373168
17302050
18262248
19261844
20411657

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23437 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23437 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 23437 real estate data, the median home value of $220,900 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 23437. Rentals in 23437 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23437 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,280 99.9%
 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 3 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 984 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 374 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 293 16%
 Households Vacant 126 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 17 13%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Sale Only 19 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 66 52%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 49 19%
 3+ Bedroom 206 81%
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 $64,806 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 23437 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. 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 23437. 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 1,584 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 828 24%
 No Earnings 1,099 31%
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 1,584 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 828 24%
 No Earnings 1,099 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,015 92.9%
 Public transportation 5 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 7 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 0.7%
 Worked at Home 127 5.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 251 16%
 High School Graduate 873 57%
 Associate's degree 141 9%
 Bachelor's degree 207 13%
 Master's degree 59 4%
 Professional school degree 13 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 719 73.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 111 11.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 154 15.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23437

ZIP Code 23437 is in the Suffolk City Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23437.

Southwestern Elementary
9301 Southwestern Blvd
Suffolk, VA 23437
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Suffolk City Public Schools

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