Zip Code 23897 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameYale
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Sussex
Area Code434
Current Population:595
Racial Majority:African American 43.19%
Unemployment Rate:6.6%
Median Household Income$38537
Average Adjusted Gross Income$53410
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time53.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range52 - 102 ft.
Area61 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.82978200, -77.28306200

Zip Code 23897 Description

Zip Code 23897 is located in the state of Virginia in the Richmond metro area. Zip code 23897 is primarily located in Sussex County. The official US Postal Service name for 23897 is YALE, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23897 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 23897 is 434. 23897 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23897 is 6.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 23897 increased to 595 from 591 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23897 is African American while the majority ethnicity attending 23897 public schools is . % of students in 23897 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 279 53.55% 344 -19%
 Black Or African American 225 43.19% 234 -4%
 Hispanic 17 3.26% 8 +113%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 1 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 6 0% 6 -100%

Zip Code 23897 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 23897 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population595591
Male Population52.30%
Female Population47.70%
Total Households256
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$38537
Income Under $50K Per Year64.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year28.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.00%
23897 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 4Donald McEachinDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$89333
Average Real Estate Sale Price$119841
Current Unemployment Level 6.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago10.3%
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 23897 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)27293644536267655845373046
Avg Max Temp (°F)48526171798790888272625270
Avg Precip (In.)4.133.314.453.394.163.834.664.524.423.53.123.0946.57
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Richmond, VA
CBSA Type23897
CBSA Population1254181
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours