Suffolk, VA 23434 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23434: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Suffolk, VA 23434

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,188
  • Single Family Addresses: 18,296
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 826
  • County: Suffolk City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.732, Longitude -76.602
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Suffolk, VA 23434 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 50,940
Daytime Population: Workers 20,721
Daytime Population: Residents 27,587
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 48,308
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 49,946
Population in Familes 42,429
Population in Group Qrtrs 994
Population Density2 241
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $56,680
Average Household Income $69,344
Per Capita Income $25,885


Total Housing Units 20,375 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,955 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,606 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,814 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $228,744
Average Home Value $270,935


Total Households 18,561
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 13,431
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 0.97% 1.29%
Households 0.85% 1.21%
Families 0.73% 1.14%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Suffolk, VA 23434 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23434 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 # 21 98th
Population Density # 255 71st
Diversity Index # 160 82nd
Median Household Income # 326 63rd
Per Capita Income # 451 48th

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