Boykins, VA 23827 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23827: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Boykins, VA 23827

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 50
  • Single Family Addresses: 475
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Southampton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.583, Longitude -77.197
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Boykins, VA 23827 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,343
Population in Households 1,343
Population in Familes 1,132
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 540
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 378
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 637 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 366 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $116,418
Average Home Value $149,522


Median Household Income $32,979
Average Household Income $53,341
Per Capita Income $21,447
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% -0.16%
Households 0.21% -0.11%
Families 0.04% -0.16%
Median Household Income   0.27%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.

Boykins, VA 23827 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23827 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 # 601 31st
Population Density1 # 714 18th
Diversity Index2 # 214 76th
Median Household Income # 789 10th
Per Capita Income # 642 27th

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