Zip Code 23703 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePortsmouth
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: City of Portsmouth
Area Code757
Current Population:25739
Racial Majority:White 43.6%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 65.4%
Unemployment Rate:9.3%
Median Household Income$54930
Average Adjusted Gross Income$56370
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time23.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 10 ft.
Area15 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.88324600, -76.37111600

Zip Code 23703 Description

Zip Code 23703 is located in the state of Virginia in the Norfolk - Newport News - Virginia Beach metro area. Zip code 23703 is primarily located in City of Portsmouth County. The official US Postal Service name for 23703 is PORTSMOUTH, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23703 are contained within or border the city limits of Portsmouth, VA, Suffolk, VA, and Chesapeake, VA. The area code for zip code 23703 is 757. 23703 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23703 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 23703 decreased to 25739 from 27625 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23703 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 23703 public schools is Black. 48.5% of students in 23703 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 11682 43.6% 11899 -2%
 Black Or African American 12093 45.13% 11672 +4%
 Hispanic 1268 4.73% 876 +45%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 98 0.37% 91 +8%
 Asian 516 1.93% 420 +23%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.02% 26 -77%
 Other Race 21 0.1% 21 +29%
 Two Or More Races 734 4.12% 734 +51%

Zip Code 23703 Race/Ethnicity

 White 25.8%
 Black Or African American 65.4%
 Hispanic 3.7%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 3.6%

Zip Code 23703 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2573927625
Male Population47.70%
Female Population52.30%
Total Households9972
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
48.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
33.3%
Median Household Income$54930
Income Under $50K Per Year44.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year16.70%
23703 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 3Bobby ScottDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$196765
Average Real Estate Sale Price$176592
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 23703 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)31323947576570696351423550
Avg Max Temp (°F)48515968768387868070615368
Avg Precip (In.)4.163.54.423.323.953.775.064.914.563.583.123.347.66
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
CBSA Type23703
CBSA Population1683465
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours