Zip Code 23888 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameWakefield
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Sussex
Secondary County: Southampton
Area Code757
Current Population:2275
Racial Majority:African American 34.48%
Unemployment Rate:6.9%
Median Household Income$35410
Average Adjusted Gross Income$44400
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time28.4 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range59 - 98 ft.
Area99 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.93199158, -76.97408295

Zip Code 23888 Description

Zip Code 23888 is located in the state of Virginia in the Richmond metro area. Zip code 23888 is primarily located in Sussex County. Portions of 23888 are also located in Southampton County. The official US Postal Service name for 23888 is WAKEFIELD, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23888 are contained within or border the city limits of Wakefield, VA, Dendron, VA, . Zip code 23888 is within area code 757 and area code 804. 23888 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23888 is 6.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.9% and is lower 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 23888 decreased to 2275 from 2299 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23888 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 23888 public schools is . % of students in 23888 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 1110 64.53% 1205 -8%
 Black Or African American 593 34.48% 993 -40%
 Hispanic 7 0.41% 31 -77%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.29% 3 +67%
 Asian 1 0.06% 23 -96%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 19 0.23% 19 -79%

Zip Code 23888 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 23888 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population22752299
Male Population49.00%
Female Population51.00%
Total Households946
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$35410
Income Under $50K Per Year65.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year27.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.20%
23888 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 4Donald McEachinDemocrat
Virginia District 3Bobby ScottDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$142583
Average Real Estate Sale Price$176799
Current Unemployment Level 6.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 65m - Rolling Coastal Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 23888 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)28293744546267655947383147
Avg Max Temp (°F)49526171788690888272625370
Avg Precip (In.)4.163.354.423.334.13.684.854.714.563.593.163.2247.15
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Richmond, VA
CBSA Type23888
CBSA Population1254181
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours