Cape Charles, VA 23310 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23310: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cape Charles, VA 23310

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 181
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,634
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 10
  • County: Northampton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.27, Longitude -76.02
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cape Charles, VA 23310 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,936
Population in Households 5,795
Population in Familes 4,505
Population in Group Qrtrs 141
Population Density1 53
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 2,535
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,578
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,789 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,611 (42.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 924 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,254 (33.1%)
Median Home Value $187,753
Average Home Value $245,965


Median Household Income $39,325
Average Household Income $62,550
Per Capita Income $27,083
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.41%
Households 0.65% 0.49%
Families 0.48% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

Cape Charles, VA 23310 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23310 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 # 326 63rd
Population Density1 # 562 36th
Diversity Index2 # 83 91st
Median Household Income # 659 25th
Per Capita Income # 371 58th

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