Zip Code 23602 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNewport News
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: City of Newport News
Secondary County: York
Area Code757
Current Population:39676
Racial Majority:White 52.65%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 43.7%
Unemployment Rate:7.6%
Median Household Income$54268
Average Adjusted Gross Income$54890
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time22 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 26 ft.
Area13 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.11202500, -76.52095500

Zip Code 23602 Description

Zip Code 23602 is located in the state of Virginia in the Norfolk - Newport News - Virginia Beach metro area. Zip code 23602 is primarily located in City of Newport News County. Portions of 23602 are also located in York County. The official US Postal Service name for 23602 is NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23602 are contained within or border the city limits of Newport News, VA, . The area code for zip code 23602 is 757. 23602 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23602 is 7.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 23602 decreased to 39676 from 41289 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23602 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 23602 public schools is Black. 52.1% of students in 23602 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 21224 52.65% 20460 +4%
 Black Or African American 12780 31.71% 12526 +2%
 Hispanic 3063 7.6% 3209 -5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 216 0.54% 163 +33%
 Asian 1212 3.01% 1625 -25%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 111 0.28% 53 +109%
 Other Race 95 0.25% 95 +5%
 Two Or More Races 1545 3.97% 1545 +4%

Zip Code 23602 Race/Ethnicity

 White 34.7%
 Black Or African American 43.7%
 Hispanic 12.4%
 Asian 3.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 4.8%

Zip Code 23602 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3967641289
Male Population47.60%
Female Population52.40%
Total Households15825
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
52.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$54268
Income Under $50K Per Year44.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year16.00%
23602 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 2Elaine LuriaDemocrat
Virginia District 3Bobby ScottDemocrat
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23602 Virginia State House of Delegates Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
93Michael P. MullinDemocrat
94David YanceyRepublican
95Marcia PriceDemocrat
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23602 Virginia State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
1Monty MasonDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$209955
Average Real Estate Sale Price$193705
Current Unemployment Level 7.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63e - Mid-Atlantic Flatwoods
Average First Frost DatesNovember 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMarch 21 - 31

Zip Code 23602 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30313947566570696351423450
Avg Max Temp (°F)48505968768387868070615268
Avg Precip (In.)4.123.54.633.274.073.574.94.714.733.493.253.3747.59
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
CBSA Type23602
CBSA Population1683465
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours