New Canton, VA 23123 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23123: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Canton, VA 23123

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 23
  • Single Family Addresses: 656
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Buckingham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.646, Longitude -78.287
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 23123 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Buckingham, Cumberland).

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New Canton, VA 23123 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,800
Daytime Population: Workers 385
Daytime Population: Residents 928
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,313
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 1,792
Population in Familes 1,436
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 42
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $34,229
Average Household Income $48,738
Per Capita Income $20,006


Total Housing Units 897 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 522 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 212 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 163 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $125,352
Average Home Value $130,172


Total Households 734
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 496
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.14% -0.11%
Households 0.13% -0.11%
Families -0.03% -0.2%
Median Household Income   0.12%
Per Capita Income   1.82%

New Canton, VA 23123 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23123 to the other 870 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 549 37th
Population Density # 616 29th
Diversity Index # 189 79th
Median Household Income # 788 10th
Per Capita Income # 734 16th

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