Dewitt, VA 23840 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23840: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dewitt, VA 23840

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 33
  • Single Family Addresses: 680
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Dinwiddie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.035, Longitude -77.652
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Dewitt, VA 23840 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,952
Daytime Population: Workers 167
Daytime Population: Residents 1,145
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,312
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 1,946
Population in Familes 1,665
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 34
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $45,078
Average Household Income $54,202
Per Capita Income $20,179


Total Housing Units 798 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 566 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 157 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $143,478
Average Home Value $193,816


Total Households 723
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 529
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 0.28% 0.21%
Households 0.17% 0.19%
Families 0.08% 0.11%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Dewitt, VA 23840 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23840 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 # 528 39th
Population Density # 661 24th
Diversity Index # 336 61st
Median Household Income # 567 35th
Per Capita Income # 728 16th

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