Powhatan, VA 23139 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23139: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Powhatan, VA 23139

Acceptable Alternative
Macon, VA 23139

Not Acceptable, USPS
Powhatand, VA 23139
Powhatano, VA 23139

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 712
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,612
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Powhatan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.544, Longitude -77.878
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 23139 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Cumberland, Powhatan).

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Powhatan, VA 23139 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,578
Population in Households 25,367
Population in Familes 22,540
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,211
Population Density1 114
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 9,333
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 7,396
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,902 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,136 (82.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,197 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 569 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $280,772
Average Home Value $346,067


Median Household Income $73,540
Average Household Income $89,949
Per Capita Income $31,374
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.81%
Households 0.92% 0.92%
Families 0.85% 0.86%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Powhatan, VA 23139 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23139 to the other 873 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 114 87th
Population Density1 # 357 59th
Diversity Index2 # 536 39th
Median Household Income # 162 82nd
Per Capita Income # 242 72nd

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