Zip Code 23523 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNorfolk
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: City of Norfolk
Area Code757
Current Population:7793
Racial Majority:African American 86.85%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 95.8%
Unemployment Rate:13.3%
Median Household Income$21253
Average Adjusted Gross Income$25240
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time26.4 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range3 - 3 ft.
Area3 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.83250046, -76.27020264

Zip Code 23523 Description

Zip Code 23523 is located in the state of Virginia in the Norfolk - Newport News - Virginia Beach metro area. Zip code 23523 is primarily located in City of Norfolk County. The official US Postal Service name for 23523 is NORFOLK, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23523 are contained within or border the city limits of Norfolk, VA, Chesapeake, VA, and Portsmouth, VA. The area code for zip code 23523 is 757. 23523 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23523 is 13.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 10.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 23523 increased to 7793 from 7454 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23523 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 23523 public schools is Black. 88.3% of students in 23523 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 278 3.4% 214 +30%
 Black Or African American 7099 86.85% 7240 -2%
 Hispanic 243 2.97% 172 +41%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 55 0.67% 16 +244%
 Asian 35 0.43% 21 +67%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 23 0.06% 23 -78%
 Two Or More Races 106 5.62% 106 +333%

Zip Code 23523 Race/Ethnicity

 White 0.6%
 Black Or African American 95.8%
 Hispanic 1%
 Asian 0.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.5%

Zip Code 23523 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population77937454
Male Population43.60%
Female Population56.40%
Total Households2659
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$21253
Income Under $50K Per Year82.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year14.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year3.60%
23523 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 3Bobby ScottDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$124918
Average Real Estate Sale Price$96712
Current Unemployment Level 13.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 23523 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)32334047576671706452433651
Avg Max Temp (°F)48515867758387858070615368
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
CBSA Type23523
CBSA Population1683465
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours