Portsmouth, VA 23707 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23707: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Portsmouth, VA 23707

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 589
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,878
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 518
  • County: Portsmouth City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.834, Longitude -76.342
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Portsmouth, VA 23707 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,625
Population in Households 14,491
Population in Familes 11,141
Population in Group Qrtrs 134
Population Density1 3,779
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 5,908
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 3,594
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,459 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,120 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,788 (43.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 551 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $182,356
Average Home Value $215,184


Median Household Income $45,733
Average Household Income $59,287
Per Capita Income $24,239
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.54%
Households 0.59% 0.45%
Families 0.49% 0.37%
Median Household Income   -0.86%
Per Capita Income   1.07%
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.

Portsmouth, VA 23707 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23707 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 # 204 77th
Population Density1 # 72 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 144 83rd
Median Household Income # 525 40th
Per Capita Income # 484 45th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.