Zip Code 23959 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePhenix
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Charlotte
Area Code434
Current Population:1264
Racial Majority:White 74.27%
Public School Racial Majority:White 64.2%
Unemployment Rate:5.2%
Median Household Income$35704
Average Adjusted Gross Income$45850
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time31.2 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range456 - 640 ft.
Area47 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.07112885, -78.79389954

Zip Code 23959 Description

Zip Code 23959 is located in the state of Virginia in the Roanoke metro area. Zip code 23959 is primarily located in Charlotte County. The official US Postal Service name for 23959 is PHENIX, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23959 are contained within or border the city limits of Phenix, VA, . The area code for zip code 23959 is 434. 23959 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23959 is 5.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.3% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 23959 decreased to 1264 from 1306 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23959 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 23959 public schools is White. 58.1% of students in 23959 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 970 74.27% 935 +4%
 Black Or African American 289 22.13% 291 -1%
 Hispanic 36 2.76% 10 +260%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 5 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 3 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 18 0.84% 18 -39%

Zip Code 23959 Race/Ethnicity

 White 64.2%
 Black Or African American 30.9%
 Hispanic 0.8%
 Asian 0.8%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 2.4%

Zip Code 23959 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population12641306
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households514
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
58.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$35704
Income Under $50K Per Year61.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year7.00%
23959 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 5Denver RigglemanRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$271500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$187029
Current Unemployment Level 5.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45e - Northern Inner Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 23959 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)25273543526165645744352845
Avg Max Temp (°F)46505868768388868070605068
Avg Precip (In.)4.013.234.143.554.083.494.193.724.23.853.323.2445.01
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours