Zip Code 23605 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNewport News
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: City of Newport News
Secondary County: City of Hampton
Area Code757
Current Population:13854
Racial Majority:African American 59.16%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 74.6%
Unemployment Rate:13.9%
Median Household Income$37276
Average Adjusted Gross Income$33370
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time21.9 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 3 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.02090073, -76.43620300

Zip Code 23605 Description

Zip Code 23605 is located in the state of Virginia in the Norfolk - Newport News - Virginia Beach metro area. Zip code 23605 is primarily located in City of Newport News County. Portions of 23605 are also located in City of Hampton County. The official US Postal Service name for 23605 is NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23605 are contained within or border the city limits of Newport News, VA, Hampton, VA, . The area code for zip code 23605 is 757. 23605 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23605 is 13.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.1% 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 23605 decreased to 13854 from 14286 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23605 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 23605 public schools is Black. 72.8% of students in 23605 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4535 34.34% 5283 -14%
 Black Or African American 7813 59.16% 7199 +9%
 Hispanic 491 3.72% 732 -33%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 70 0.53% 67 +4%
 Asian 70 0.53% 150 -53%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 13 -100%
 Other Race 24 0% 24 -100%
 Two Or More Races 386 1.72% 386 -41%

Zip Code 23605 Race/Ethnicity

 White 14.4%
 Black Or African American 74.6%
 Hispanic 6.7%
 Asian 1.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.6%

Zip Code 23605 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1385414286
Male Population47.90%
Female Population52.10%
Total Households6236
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$37276
Income Under $50K Per Year64.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.60%
23605 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 3Bobby ScottDemocrat
Virginia District 2Elaine LuriaDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$151902
Average Real Estate Sale Price$112915
Current Unemployment Level 13.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.2%
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 23605 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)31323947576570696452423550
Avg Max Temp (°F)48515969768488868171615369
Avg Precip (In.)4.123.534.593.343.654.924.784.723.513.223.3747.69
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
CBSA Type23605
CBSA Population1683465
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours