Powhatan, VA 23139 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23139: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Powhatan, VA 23139

Acceptable Alternative
Macon, VA 23139

Not Acceptable, USPS
Powhatand, VA 23139
Powhatano, VA 23139

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Powhatan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.544, Longitude -77.878
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 23139 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Cumberland, Powhatan).

  • Businesses Addresses: 722
  • PO Box Addresses: 479
  • Residential Addresses: 9,906
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,906

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Powhatan, VA 23139 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 27,103
Daytime Population: Workers 6,477
Daytime Population: Residents 13,170
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,647
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 25,663
Population in Familes 22,764
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,440
Population Density2 112
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $76,408
Average Household Income $91,406
Per Capita Income $32,331


Total Housing Units 10,018 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,141 (81.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,262 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 615 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $287,352
Average Home Value $351,035


Total Households 9,403
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 7,434
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 0.35% 1.0%
Households 0.89% 1.05%
Families 0.8% 0.99%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Powhatan, VA 23139 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23139 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 # 116 87th
Population Density # 355 59th
Diversity Index # 518 41st
Median Household Income # 157 82nd
Per Capita Income # 243 72nd

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