Zip Code 23607 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameNewport News
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: City of Newport News
Area Code757
Current Population:24519
Racial Majority:African American 84.37%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 82%
Unemployment Rate:13.9%
Median Household Income$23433
Average Adjusted Gross Income$27640
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time23.4 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range3 - 10 ft.
Area6 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.99217987, -76.42330170

Zip Code 23607 Description

Zip Code 23607 is located in the state of Virginia in the Norfolk - Newport News - Virginia Beach metro area. Zip code 23607 is primarily located in City of Newport News County. The official US Postal Service name for 23607 is NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23607 are contained within or border the city limits of Newport News, VA, Hampton, VA, . The area code for zip code 23607 is 757. 23607 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23607 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 23607 decreased to 24519 from 26234 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23607 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 23607 public schools is Black. 74.3% of students in 23607 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2495 10.93% 2581 -3%
 Black Or African American 19257 84.37% 20441 -6%
 Hispanic 565 2.48% 629 -10%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 49 0.21% 83 -41%
 Asian 37 0.16% 94 -61%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.06% 10 +40%
 Other Race 51 0.02% 51 -90%
 Two Or More Races 630 1.77% 630 -36%

Zip Code 23607 Race/Ethnicity

 White 9%
 Black Or African American 82%
 Hispanic 5.1%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 3.5%

Zip Code 23607 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2451926234
Male Population47.20%
Female Population52.80%
Total Households9373
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
74.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$23433
Income Under $50K Per Year76.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year18.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.70%
23607 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 3Bobby ScottDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$83183
Average Real Estate Sale Price$63723
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 23607 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)31323948576570706452423551
Avg Max Temp (°F)48505868768387868170615369
Avg Precip (In.)4.13.534.63.33.993.634.94.754.733.483.233.3647.6
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
CBSA Type23607
CBSA Population1683465
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours