Sedley, VA 23878 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Sedley, VA 23878

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 31
  • Single Family Addresses: 459
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Southampton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.806, Longitude -77.024
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 23878 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Southampton, Sussex).

Sedley, VA 23878 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23878 to the other 851 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 619 27th
Population Density1 # 714 16th
Diversity Index2 # 388 55th
Median Household Income # 296 65th
Per Capita Income # 433 49th

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Sedley, VA 23878 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,166
Population in Households 1,145
Population in Familes 979
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 454
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 333
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 525 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 351 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $152,404
Average Home Value $190,741


Median Household Income $55,754
Average Household Income $61,720
Per Capita Income $24,058
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.28%
Households 0.05% -0.31%
Families -0.07% -0.36%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

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