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, 2016)


Total Population 4,316
Population in Households 4,128
Population in Familes 3,477
Population in Group Qrtrs 188
Population Density1 41
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 1,704
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,203
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,863 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,253 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 451 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $186,268
Average Home Value $205,467


Median Household Income $52,897
Average Household Income $65,973
Per Capita Income $26,727
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% -0.15%
Households 0.33% -0.04%
Families 0.21% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.

Courtland, VA 23837 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23837 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 # 383 56th
Population Density1 # 634 27th
Diversity Index2 # 326 63rd
Median Household Income # 388 56th
Per Capita Income # 385 56th

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