ZIP Code 23608 - Newport News Virginia

ZIP Code 23608 is located in Newport News Virginia. 23608 is entirely within City of Newport News. Regionally, it is located in the Tidewater Region.

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ZIP Code 23608 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameNewport News
Primary CountyCity of Newport News
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)42,684
Area Code(s)757 / 948
Current Time
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23608 Demographics

23608 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Virginia based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 23608 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 23608 is African American. The current unemployment level in 23608 is 4.5%.

Population42,684
Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density3,982 People per Square Mile
Total Households16,520
Percentage High Income Households0.9%
Median Household Income (2021)$63,361
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$294,250
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)4.5%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 42.42%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 50.33%

23608 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White18,40142.37%
Black17,68640.73%
Hispanic4,98511.48%
Asian2,1454.94%
Native American1610.37%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander470.11%

23608 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Race/EthnictyTotalPercentage
White1,71221.77%
Black4,33455.1%
Hispanic1,50819.17%
Asian2363%
Native American240.31%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander510.65%

23608 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College2,79211.09%
Bachelor Degree4,32617.19%
High School Diploma6,47225.72%
No High School Diploma5412.15%
GED or Alternate1,1754.67%
1 or More Years of College5,72822.76%
Associates Degree2,66510.59%
Masters Degree1,3065.19%
Professional Degree670.27%
Doctorate Degree960.38%

23608 Geography

Coordinates37.15162277,-76.54304504
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Cities/Towns in 23608
Neighborhoods in 23608
RegionTidewater Region
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaVirginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area11 Square Miles

23608 Politics

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23608 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Average First Frost DateNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateApril 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion63e - Mid-Atlantic Flatwoods

23608 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)30313846566469686250413349
Avg Max Temp (°F)48515968768387868070615269
Avg Precip (In.)4.133.474.613.264.153.554.944.714.713.513.263.3547.66

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