Zip Code 23056 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFoster
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mathews
Area Code804
Current Population:458
Racial Majority:White 94.69%
Unemployment Rate:2.5%
Median Household Income$51186
Average Adjusted Gross Income$66410
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time46.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range0 - 0 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.40542800, -76.37912900

Zip Code 23056 Description

Zip Code 23056 is located in the state of Virginia in the Norfolk - Newport News - Virginia Beach metro area. Zip code 23056 is primarily located in Mathews County. The official US Postal Service name for 23056 is FOSTER, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23056 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 23056 is 804. 23056 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23056 is 2.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 3.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 23056 increased to 458 from 385 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23056 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 23056 public schools is . % of students in 23056 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 392 94.69% 378 +4%
 Black Or African American 22 5.31% 57 -61%
 Hispanic 0 0% 9 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 12 0% 12 -100%

Zip Code 23056 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 23056 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population458385
Male Population53.30%
Female Population46.70%
Total Households187
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$51186
Income Under $50K Per Year48.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year13.70%
23056 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 1Rob WittmanRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$437500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$503116
Current Unemployment Level 2.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63b - Chesapeake-Pamlico Lowlands and Tidal Marshes
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 23056 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)28293644556368676149393248
Avg Max Temp (°F)47505867758287858070615268
Avg Precip (In.)4.063.424.683.133.983.524.434.164.193.493.183.4245.65
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
CBSA Type23056
CBSA Population1683465
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours