Zip Code 23707 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePortsmouth
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: City of Portsmouth
Area Code757
Current Population:14236
Racial Majority:White 47.97%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 69.5%
Unemployment Rate:9.3%
Median Household Income$36862
Average Adjusted Gross Income$43800
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time22.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range3 - 10 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.84291100, -76.33987700

Zip Code 23707 Description

Zip Code 23707 is located in the state of Virginia in the Norfolk - Newport News - Virginia Beach metro area. Zip code 23707 is primarily located in City of Portsmouth County. The official US Postal Service name for 23707 is PORTSMOUTH, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23707 are contained within or border the city limits of Portsmouth, VA, . The area code for zip code 23707 is 757. 23707 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23707 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 23707 decreased to 14236 from 14867 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23707 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 23707 public schools is Black. 71.6% of students in 23707 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 7057 47.97% 7203 -2%
 Black Or African American 6522 44.33% 6077 +7%
 Hispanic 604 4.11% 391 +54%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.07% 59 -81%
 Asian 145 0.99% 146 -1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 12 -100%
 Other Race 27 0% 27 -100%
 Two Or More Races 321 2.53% 321 +16%

Zip Code 23707 Race/Ethnicity

 White 25.2%
 Black Or African American 69.5%
 Hispanic 2%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 2.3%

Zip Code 23707 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1423614867
Male Population47.00%
Female Population53.00%
Total Households5801
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
71.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
66.7%
Median Household Income$36862
Income Under $50K Per Year64.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.90%
23707 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 3Bobby ScottDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$154905
Average Real Estate Sale Price$159404
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 23707 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)31333947576570696452423550
Avg Max Temp (°F)48515868758387858070615368
Avg Precip (In.)4.183.484.333.343.933.765.124.914.473.583.093.2747.46
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
CBSA Type23707
CBSA Population1683465
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
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