Zip Code 23970 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSouth Hill
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Mecklenburg
Secondary County: Lunenburg
Area Code434
Current Population:8254
Racial Majority:White 61.82%
Public School Racial Majority:White 50.5%
Unemployment Rate:6.2%
Median Household Income$38912
Average Adjusted Gross Income$50310
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time26.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range256 - 423 ft.
Area111 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.74686300, -78.18333300

Zip Code 23970 Description

Zip Code 23970 is located in the state of Virginia in the Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville metro area. Zip code 23970 is primarily located in Mecklenburg County. Portions of 23970 are also located in Lunenburg County. The official US Postal Service name for 23970 is SOUTH HILL, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23970 are contained within or border the city limits of South Hill, VA, . The area code for zip code 23970 is 434. 23970 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23970 is 6.2% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 23970 increased to 8254 from 8092 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23970 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 23970 public schools is White. 59.2% of students in 23970 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4967 61.82% 4558 +9%
 Black Or African American 2745 34.16% 3238 -15%
 Hispanic 109 1.36% 203 -46%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 34 0.42% 15 +127%
 Asian 0 0% 108 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 7 -100%
 Other Race 4 0% 4 -100%
 Two Or More Races 121 2.24% 121 +49%

Zip Code 23970 Race/Ethnicity

 White 50.5%
 Black Or African American 42.5%
 Hispanic 3.6%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.5%

Zip Code 23970 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population82548092
Male Population46.10%
Female Population53.90%
Total Households3489
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$38912
Income Under $50K Per Year64.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.50%
23970 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 5Denver RigglemanRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$163222
Average Real Estate Sale Price$165000
Current Unemployment Level 6.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45f - Northern Outer Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 23970 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)26283543536166655845362945
Avg Max Temp (°F)48526070778589878171615269
Avg Precip (In.)3.983.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours