Zip Code 23608 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:42917
Racial Majority:White 37.68%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 50.5%
Unemployment Rate:7.6%
Median Household Income$51235
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44350
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time23.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range3 - 46 ft.
Area11 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.15162400, -76.54304800

Zip Code 23608 Description

Zip Code 23608 is located in the state of Virginia in the Norfolk - Newport News - Virginia Beach metro area. Zip code 23608 is primarily located in City of Newport News County. The official US Postal Service name for 23608 is NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23608 are contained within or border the city limits of Newport News, VA, . The area code for zip code 23608 is 757. 23608 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23608 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 23608 increased to 42917 from 41696 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23608 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 23608 public schools is Black. 53.6% of students in 23608 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 16514 37.68% 16604 -1%
 Black Or African American 18119 41.34% 18158 +-0%
 Hispanic 4752 10.84% 4279 +11%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 87 0.2% 155 -44%
 Asian 2168 4.95% 1774 +22%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 40 0.09% 97 -59%
 Other Race 67 0.54% 67 +254%
 Two Or More Races 1783 4.36% 1783 +7%

Zip Code 23608 Race/Ethnicity

 White 25.6%
 Black Or African American 50.5%
 Hispanic 14.7%
 Asian 3.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 4.8%

Zip Code 23608 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population4291741696
Male Population47.30%
Female Population52.70%
Total Households16506
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
53.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
27.3%
Median Household Income$51235
Income Under $50K Per Year48.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.00%
23608 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 3Bobby ScottDemocrat
Virginia District 2Elaine LuriaDemocrat
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23608 Virginia State House of Delegates Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
93Michael P. MullinDemocrat
94David YanceyRepublican
95Marcia PriceDemocrat
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23608 Virginia State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
1Monty MasonDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$164261
Average Real Estate Sale Price$166211
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 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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
CBSA Type23608
CBSA Population1683465
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours