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ZIP Code 23440

Post Office City:Tangier, VA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Accomack County
Timezone: Eastern (6:05am)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.9, -76.0
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23440

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 23440. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 23440 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Tangier, VA

Stats and Demographics for the 23440 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23440 is located in eastern 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 23440 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely 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 23440 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 727
Population Density 407 people per sq mi
Housing Units 377
Median Home Value $97,700
Land Area 1.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 324
Median Household Income $40,833

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 53

Under 5131326
85 Plus4711


 Male 372 51%
 Female 355 49%


 White 714 98.2%
 Black Or African American 4 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 3 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 6 0.8%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus909

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 190 58.6%
 Single Guardian 44 13.6%
 Singles 89 27.5%
 Singles With Roommate 1 0.3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 235 73%
 Households with Kids 89 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23440 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23440 were primarily built in the 1960s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 23440 real estate data, the median home value of $97,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 23440 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23440 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Tangier, VA real estate.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 727 100%
 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 108 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 185 49%
 Renter Occupied Households 31 8%
 Households Vacant 53 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 14 26%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 55%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 8 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 14 100%
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 $40,833 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 23440 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 23440 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 23440 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 152 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 114 26%
 No Earnings 171 39%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 152 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 114 26%
 No Earnings 171 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 21 10%
 Public transportation 7 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 2 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 167 80%
 Worked at Home 13 6%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 149 37.7%
 High School Graduate 212 53.7%
 Associate's degree 7 1.8%
 Bachelor's degree 21 5.3%
 Master's degree 2 0.5%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 4 1.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 50 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 12 19%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23440

ZIP Code 23440 is in the Accomack County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23440.

Tangier Combined
4375 School Lane
Tangier, VA 23440
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Accomack County Public Schools

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