Virginia Beach, VA 23462 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23462: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Acceptable Alternative
Va Bch, VA 23462
Va Beach, VA 23462
VAB, VA 23462
Virginia Bch, VA 23462

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,135
  • Single Family Addresses: 23,775
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,507
  • County: Virginia Beach City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.84, Longitude -76.151
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Virginia Beach, VA 23462 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 64,436
Daytime Population: Workers 39,630
Daytime Population: Residents 30,270
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 69,900
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 63,716
Population in Familes 48,796
Population in Group Qrtrs 720
Population Density2 5,620
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $56,436
Average Household Income $67,320
Per Capita Income $27,225


Total Housing Units 27,369 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,586 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,156 (44.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,627 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $215,799
Average Home Value $233,198


Total Households 25,742
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 16,111
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 0.93% 0.87%
Households 0.97% 0.89%
Families 0.73% 0.72%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Virginia Beach, VA 23462 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23462 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 # 6 99th
Population Density # 30 97th
Diversity Index # 56 94th
Median Household Income # 332 62nd
Per Capita Income # 397 54th

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