Zip Code 23837 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameCourtland
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Southampton
Secondary County: Sussex
Area Code757
Current Population:4298
Racial Majority:White 58.82%
Public School Racial Majority:White 55.6%
Unemployment Rate:3.5%
Median Household Income$47871
Average Adjusted Gross Income$61470
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time28.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range30 - 92 ft.
Area110 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.75406400, -77.10009400

Zip Code 23837 Description

Zip Code 23837 is located in the state of Virginia in the Norfolk - Newport News - Virginia Beach metro area. Zip code 23837 is primarily located in Southampton County. Portions of 23837 are also located in Sussex County. The official US Postal Service name for 23837 is COURTLAND, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23837 are contained within or border the city limits of Courtland, VA, . Zip code 23837 is within area code 757, area code 434 and area code 804. 23837 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23837 is 3.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 23837 increased to 4298 from 3820 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23837 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 23837 public schools is White. 44.8% of students in 23837 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2630 58.82% 2619 +0%
 Black Or African American 1588 35.52% 1541 +3%
 Hispanic 96 2.15% 38 +153%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.11% 12 -58%
 Asian 0 0% 13 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 5 -100%
 Other Race 3 0% 3 -100%
 Two Or More Races 67 3.4% 67 +127%

Zip Code 23837 Race/Ethnicity

 White 55.6%
 Black Or African American 40.5%
 Hispanic 1.2%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.8%
 Two or More Races 1.1%

Zip Code 23837 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population42983820
Male Population48.80%
Female Population51.20%
Total Households1676
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$47871
Income Under $50K Per Year52.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year33.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year14.30%
23837 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 4Donald McEachinDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$162600
Average Real Estate Sale Price$154000
Current Unemployment Level 3.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.1%
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 DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 23837 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)28303744546267655947383147
Avg Max Temp (°F)50536171788689878272625370
Avg Precip (In.)4.213.384.373.314.063.784.914.774.583.583.073.2547.26
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours