Virginia Beach, VA 23455 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23455: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Virginia Beach, VA 23455

Acceptable Alternative
Virginia Bch, VA 23455

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,045
  • Single Family Addresses: 19,230
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,010
  • County: Virginia Beach City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.888, Longitude -76.145
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 23455 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Norfolk City, Virginia Beach City).

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Virginia Beach, VA 23455 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 46,551
Population in Households 46,354
Population in Familes 36,304
Population in Group Qrtrs 197
Population Density1 3,063
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 19,665
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 12,537
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,038 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,028 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,637 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,373 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $302,005
Average Home Value $371,932


Median Household Income $63,971
Average Household Income $86,045
Per Capita Income $36,483
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.66%
Households 0.64% 0.71%
Families 0.49% 0.61%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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 23455 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23455 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 # 27 97th
Population Density1 # 96 89th
Diversity Index2 # 281 68th
Median Household Income # 229 74th
Per Capita Income # 164 81st

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