Zip Code 23701 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePortsmouth
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: City of Portsmouth
Area Code757
Current Population:25161
Racial Majority:African American 51.48%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 66%
Unemployment Rate:9.3%
Median Household Income$45927
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44220
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time24.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range3 - 10 ft.
Area8 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.81189600, -76.37075100

Zip Code 23701 Description

Zip Code 23701 is located in the state of Virginia in the Norfolk - Newport News - Virginia Beach metro area. Zip code 23701 is primarily located in City of Portsmouth County. The official US Postal Service name for 23701 is PORTSMOUTH, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23701 are contained within or border the city limits of Portsmouth, VA, Chesapeake, VA, . The area code for zip code 23701 is 757. 23701 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23701 is 9.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.2% 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 23701 decreased to 25161 from 27298 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23701 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 23701 public schools is Black. 63.5% of students in 23701 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 10135 43.11% 10490 -3%
 Black Or African American 12104 51.48% 13106 -8%
 Hispanic 546 2.32% 753 -27%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 80 0.34% 90 -11%
 Asian 65 0.28% 201 -68%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 39 -100%
 Other Race 31 0.02% 31 -87%
 Two Or More Races 451 2.45% 451 +28%

Zip Code 23701 Race/Ethnicity

 White 25.4%
 Black Or African American 66%
 Hispanic 3.3%
 Asian 1.1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 3.5%

Zip Code 23701 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2516127298
Male Population49.00%
Female Population51.00%
Total Households9636
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$45927
Income Under $50K Per Year54.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.90%
23701 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 3Bobby ScottDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$162911
Average Real Estate Sale Price$153127
Current Unemployment Level 9.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.5%
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 23701 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)31323947566570686351423450
Avg Max Temp (°F)48515968768487868070625369
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
CBSA Type23701
CBSA Population1683465
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
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