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
Population in Households 63,716
Population in Familes 48,796
Population in Group Qrtrs 720
Population Density1 5,620
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 25,742
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 16,111
Average Family Size 3


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


Median Household Income $56,436
Average Household Income $67,320
Per Capita Income $27,225
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
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%
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 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 Density1 # 30 97th
Diversity Index2 # 56 94th
Median Household Income # 332 62nd
Per Capita Income # 397 54th

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