Newport News, VA 23608 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23608: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newport News, VA 23608

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 806
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,031
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,162
  • County: Newport News City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.143, Longitude -76.539
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Newport News, VA 23608 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 42,921
Population in Households 42,798
Population in Familes 35,082
Population in Group Qrtrs 123
Population Density1 4,120
Diversity Index2 72
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 16,257
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 11,203
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 17,569 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,695 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,562 (43.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,312 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $205,060
Average Home Value $219,963
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,199
Average Household Income $65,336
Per Capita Income $24,837
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.43%
Households 0.2% 0.35%
Families 0.08% 0.27%
Median Household Income   -0.74%
Per Capita Income   0.92%
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.

Newport News, VA 23608 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23608 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 # 35 96th
Population Density1 # 57 94th
Diversity Index2 # 36 96th
Median Household Income # 342 61st
Per Capita Income # 464 47th

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