Zip Code 23968 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSkipwith
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mecklenburg
Area Code434
Current Population:837
Racial Majority:White 76.81%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 48.5%
Unemployment Rate:8.2%
Median Household Income$36227
Average Adjusted Gross Income$41130
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time43.9 Minutes
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range377 - 459 ft.
Area37 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.73561096, -78.53327179

Zip Code 23968 Description

Zip Code 23968 is located in the state of Virginia in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 23968 is primarily located in Mecklenburg County. The official US Postal Service name for 23968 is SKIPWITH, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23968 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 23968 is 434. 23968 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23968 is 8.2% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 8.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 8.4%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 23968 decreased to 837 from 912 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23968 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 23968 public schools is Black. 59.7% of students in 23968 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 573 76.81% 501 +14%
 Black Or African American 167 22.39% 325 -49%
 Hispanic 6 0.8% 6 +0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 5 0% 5 -100%

Zip Code 23968 Race/Ethnicity

 White 46.3%
 Black Or African American 48.5%
 Hispanic 2.5%
 Asian 0.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.9%

Zip Code 23968 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population837912
Male Population48.60%
Female Population51.40%
Total Households369
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
59.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
0.0%
Median Household Income$36227
Income Under $50K Per Year64.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.80%
23968 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 5Denver RigglemanRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Virginia Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$165231
Average Real Estate Sale Price$79972
Current Unemployment Level 8.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45c - Carolina Slate Belt
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 23968 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)25273543536166645845362945
Avg Max Temp (°F)48526070788589888171615170
Avg Precip (In.)3.983.194.093.414.033.724.183.564.083.653.183.1244.2
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours