Dolphin, VA 23843 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23843: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dolphin, VA 23843

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Brunswick County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.836, Longitude -77.794
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 9
  • PO Box Addresses: 19
  • Residential Addresses: 288
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 288

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

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Dolphin, VA 23843 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 679
Daytime Population: Workers 53
Daytime Population: Residents 382
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 435
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 653
Population in Familes 537
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $31,537
Average Household Income $48,524
Per Capita Income $21,545


Total Housing Units 367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 216 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $129,808
Average Home Value $137,500


Total Households 294
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 198
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 0.73% 0.55%
Households 0.63% 0.54%
Families 0.5% 0.4%
Median Household Income   0.21%
Per Capita Income   1.41%

Dolphin, VA 23843 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23843 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 # 708 19th
Population Density # 763 12th
Diversity Index # 239 73rd
Median Household Income # 818 6th
Per Capita Income # 665 24th

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