ZIP Code 23606 - Newport News Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameNewport News
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: City of Newport News
Area Code757
Current Population:29283
Racial Majority:White 65.78%
Public School Racial Majority:White 44.1%
Unemployment Rate:3.7%
Median Household Income$49003
Average Adjusted Gross Income$69870
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time21.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range0 - 3 ft.
Area10 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.07822400, -76.49763800

Zip Code 23606 Profile

ZIP Code 23606 is located in the state of Virginia in the Norfolk - Newport News - Virginia Beach metro area. ZIP code 23606 is primarily located in City of Newport News County. The official US Postal Service name for 23606 is NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia. Portions of ZIP code 23606 are contained within or border the city limits of Newport News, VA, . The area code for ZIP code 23606 is 757. 23606 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23606 is 3.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 2.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 23606 increased to 29283 from 25771 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23606 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 23606 public schools is White. 49.8% of students in 23606 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 19209 65.78% 19629 -2%
 Black Or African American 5334 18.27% 5645 -6%
 Hispanic 2820 9.66% 2519 +12%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.05% 70 -79%
 Asian 581 1.99% 606 -4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 25 0.09% 22 +14%
 Other Race 25 0.25% 25 +188%
 Two Or More Races 767 3.93% 767 +50%

Zip Code 23606 Race/Ethnicity

 White 44.1%
 Black Or African American 37.3%
 Hispanic 11.3%
 Asian 2.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 4.3%

Zip Code 23606 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2928325771
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households11538
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
49.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
25.0%
Median Household Income$49003
Income Under $50K Per Year51.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year16.00%
23606 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 2Elaine LuriaDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$335982
Average Real Estate Sale Price$257716
Current Unemployment Level 3.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.3%
Newport News, VA
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 23606 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)31323947576570696451423550
Avg Max Temp (°F)48505968768387868170615369
Avg Precip (In.)4.113.514.633.284.053.584.94.734.743.493.243.3747.62
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
CBSA Type23606
CBSA Population1683465
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours