Franklin, VA 23851 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23851: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Franklin, VA 23851

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 592
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,817
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 100
  • County: Franklin City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.673, Longitude -76.94
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 23851 has segments in 3 Counties / Independent Cities (Franklin City, Isle of Wight, Southampton).

Neighborhood Data

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Franklin, VA 23851 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 11,867
Population in Households 11,738
Population in Familes 9,601
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density1 135
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 4,827
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 3,208
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,359 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,533 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,294 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 532 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $187,058
Average Home Value $218,387


Median Household Income $32,692
Average Household Income $49,463
Per Capita Income $20,135
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.25%
Households 0.13% 0.27%
Families -0.01% 0.17%
Median Household Income   3.4%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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.


Franklin, VA 23851 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23851 to the other 856 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 223 74th
Population Density1 # 322 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 179 79th
Median Household Income # 764 11th
Per Capita Income # 663 23rd

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