Courtland, VA 23837 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23837: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Courtland, VA 23837

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 211
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,657
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Southampton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.704, Longitude -77.06
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 23837 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Southampton, Sussex).

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Courtland, VA 23837 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,199
Daytime Population: Workers 2,837
Daytime Population: Residents 2,069
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,906
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.17
Population in Households 3,987
Population in Familes 3,357
Population in Group Qrtrs 212
Population Density2 39
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $55,226
Average Household Income $68,820
Per Capita Income $27,764


Total Housing Units 1,814 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,195 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 451 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 168 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $189,049
Average Home Value $208,598


Total Households 1,646
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,160
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 0.03% -0.37%
Households 0.0% -0.35%
Families -0.14% -0.43%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Courtland, VA 23837 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23837 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 # 386 56th
Population Density # 635 27th
Diversity Index # 330 62nd
Median Household Income # 359 59th
Per Capita Income # 377 57th

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