Virginia Beach, VA 23456 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23456: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Acceptable Alternative
Princess Anne, VA 23456
Va Bch, VA 23456
Va Beach, VA 23456
Virginia Bch, VA 23456

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 975
  • Single Family Addresses: 19,363
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1
  • County: Virginia Beach City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.776, Longitude -76.076
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Virginia Beach, VA 23456 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 56,050
Population in Households 54,586
Population in Familes 49,613
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,464
Population Density1 990
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 18,024
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 15,094
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,795 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,464 (78.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,560 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,771 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $338,384
Average Home Value $382,652


Median Household Income $94,663
Average Household Income $106,880
Per Capita Income $35,196
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.94% 0.91%
Households 0.99% 0.97%
Families 0.93% 0.92%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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 23456 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23456 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 # 15 98th
Population Density1 # 159 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 163 82nd
Median Household Income # 91 90th
Per Capita Income # 181 79th

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