Virginia Beach, VA 23453 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23453: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Virginia Beach, VA 23453

Acceptable Alternative
Virginia Bch, VA 23453

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 508
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,727
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,167
  • County: Virginia Beach City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.774, Longitude -76.076
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Virginia Beach, VA 23453 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 37,367
Population in Households 37,349
Population in Familes 32,032
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 4,070
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 12,445
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 9,533
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,307 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,138 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 716 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $242,420
Average Home Value $259,486


Median Household Income $67,852
Average Household Income $79,592
Per Capita Income $26,523
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.53%
Households 0.4% 0.52%
Families 0.31% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
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.

Virginia Beach, VA 23453 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23453 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 # 54 94th
Population Density1 # 62 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 38 96th
Median Household Income # 204 77th
Per Capita Income # 396 55th

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