Zip Code 23702 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePortsmouth
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: City of Portsmouth
Area Code757
Current Population:11424
Racial Majority:White 43.29%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 77.7%
Unemployment Rate:12.8%
Median Household Income$36002
Average Adjusted Gross Income$33170
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time25.7 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range7 - 10 ft.
Area3 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.80424881, -76.32695007

Zip Code 23702 Description

Zip Code 23702 is located in the state of Virginia in the Norfolk - Newport News - Virginia Beach metro area. Zip code 23702 is primarily located in City of Portsmouth County. The official US Postal Service name for 23702 is PORTSMOUTH, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23702 are contained within or border the city limits of Portsmouth, VA, Chesapeake, VA, . The area code for zip code 23702 is 757. 23702 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23702 is 12.8% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 6.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 10.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 13.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 23702 decreased to 11424 from 11430 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23702 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 23702 public schools is Black. 82.1% of students in 23702 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 5304 43.29% 4936 +7%
 Black Or African American 5892 48.09% 5480 +8%
 Hispanic 393 3.21% 435 -10%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.33% 72 -44%
 Asian 211 1.72% 128 +65%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 17 -100%
 Other Race 25 1% 25 +388%
 Two Or More Races 331 2.36% 331 -13%

Zip Code 23702 Race/Ethnicity

 White 15.5%
 Black Or African American 77.7%
 Hispanic 2.7%
 Asian 0.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 3.1%

Zip Code 23702 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1142411430
Male Population48.00%
Female Population52.00%
Total Households4451
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
82.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$36002
Income Under $50K Per Year71.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year24.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.40%
23702 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 3Bobby ScottDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$106055
Average Real Estate Sale Price$99333
Current Unemployment Level 12.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.7%
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 23702 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)31323947576570696351423550
Avg Max Temp (°F)48515968768387868070615368
Avg Precip (In.)4.253.554.363.363.993.775.184.974.513.653.113.3248.01
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
CBSA Type23702
CBSA Population1683465
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
Cavalier Manor
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