Zip Code 23603 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:3899
Racial Majority:White 50.93%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 51.3%
Unemployment Rate:7.6%
Median Household Income$46230
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48460
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time20.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range23 - 49 ft.
Area7 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.19143800, -76.56733300

Zip Code 23603 Description

Zip Code 23603 is located in the state of Virginia in the Norfolk - Newport News - Virginia Beach metro area. Zip code 23603 is primarily located in City of Newport News County. Portions of 23603 are also located in York County. The official US Postal Service name for 23603 is NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23603 are contained within or border the city limits of Newport News, VA, . The area code for zip code 23603 is 757. 23603 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23603 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 23603 increased to 3899 from 3733 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23603 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 23603 public schools is Black. 57.9% of students in 23603 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1912 50.93% 2040 -6%
 Black Or African American 1075 28.64% 1178 -9%
 Hispanic 490 13.05% 408 +20%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 0.32% 22 -45%
 Asian 90 2.4% 82 +10%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.21% 28 -71%
 Other Race 14 0% 14 -100%
 Two Or More Races 127 4.45% 127 +31%

Zip Code 23603 Race/Ethnicity

 White 20.7%
 Black Or African American 51.3%
 Hispanic 13.1%
 Asian 3.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 10.3%

Zip Code 23603 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population38993733
Male Population52.40%
Female Population47.60%
Total Households1361
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
57.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$46230
Income Under $50K Per Year55.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year6.90%
23603 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 1Rob WittmanRepublican
Virginia District 3Bobby ScottDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$193611
Average Real Estate Sale Price$139000
Current Unemployment Level 7.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63e - Mid-Atlantic Flatwoods
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 23603 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)29303745556368676149403348
Avg Max Temp (°F)48515969778488868171615269
Avg Precip (In.)4.143.444.613.244.273.525.014.734.733.533.293.3347.82
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
CBSA Type23603
CBSA Population1683465
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
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