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23438 Zip Code (Suffolk, VA) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,814
Zip code population in 2010: 1,818
Zip code population in 2000: 1,414

Houses and condos: 723
Renter-occupied apartments: 121
% of renters here:

18%
State:

34%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 23438: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 41.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 44 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.8% ($2,182)
Virginia:

0.8% ($2,322)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,973 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,935 (0.8%)

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Males: 993  (54.8%)
Females: 821  (45.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 23438:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 48.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 23438:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

Zip code 23438 compared to state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Races in zip code 23438 (2019)
    • 1,43078.7%White
    • 32217.7%Black
    • 392.1%Two or more races
    • 211.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 50.3%Asian
    • 10.06%American Indian
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $273,783
23438:

$273,783
Virginia:

$288,800



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in 23438 zip code as of March 05, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 23438 is 253 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

41.2 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.7 people
Virginia:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 23438, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $54,391 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$54,391
State:

$71,192

Salary/wage: $47,691 (reported on 86.3% of returns)
Here:

$47,691
State:

$59,229
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 71.9% for AGIs below $25k, 79.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,004 (reported on 33.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,004
Virginia:

$1,600
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,133 (reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,133
State:

$6,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$7,500 (reported on 11.3% of returns)
Here:

+$7,500
State:

+$16,672
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,500 (reported on 11.3% of returns)
Here:

+$5,500
State:

+$14,116
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,071 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
23438:

$13,071
Virginia:

$16,667

Total itemized deductions: $21,109 (25% of AGI, reported on 41.3% of returns)
Here:

$21,109
State:

$26,596

Here:

24.8% of AGI
State:

20.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.0% for AGIs below $25k, 13.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 17.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,438 (reported on 30.0% of returns)
Here:

$3,438
State:

$4,443
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $6,970 (reported on 41.3% of returns)
23438:

$6,970
State:

$9,951
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.2% for AGIs below $25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,392 (reported on 15.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,392
State:

$2,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 50.0%
Here:

50%
State:

46%
(% for various income ranges: 48.1% for AGIs below $25k, 44.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 54.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 50.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 23438, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $44,065 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$44,065
State:

$56,704

Salary/wage: $40,031 (reported on 88.0% of returns)
Here:

$40,031
State:

$48,441
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 85.1% for AGIs below $10k, 82.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 82.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 88.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 63.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $939 (reported on 39.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$939
Virginia:

$1,688
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,279 (reported on 18.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,279
State:

$4,028
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$12,165 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

+$12,165
State:

+$14,375
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,396 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

+$3,396
State:

+$13,342
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,471 (reported on 2.2% of returns)
23438:

$2,471
Virginia:

$2,943

Total itemized deductions: $16,280 (22% of AGI, reported on 36.8% of returns)
Here:

$16,280
State:

$21,492

Here:

22.3% of AGI
State:

21.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,845 (4% of AGI, reported on 32.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,845
State:

$3,794

Here:

3.8% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,561 (reported on 74.3% of returns)
23438:

$5,561
State:

$9,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,687 (reported on 15.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,687
State:

$1,734

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 55.7%
Here:

56%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 50.0% for AGIs below $10k, 55.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 51.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$75,437
Virginia:

$76,456
Suffolk, VA (23438) map Nearest zip codes: 27937, 23437, 27926, 23434, 27938, 27979.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

59.6%
Virginia:

47.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.2%
Virginia:

49.8%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 297.2% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 89
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 582


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 363 (188 now married, 173 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 23438 with a mortgage: 350 (3 second mortgage, 40 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 201

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,731
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $667

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

7.9%
Whole state:

9.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

7.1%
Whole state:

5.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.2
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.1
State:

4.4
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 412014 or later
  • 482010 to 2013
  • 1002000 to 2009
  • 1021990 to 1999
  • 671980 to 1989
  • 671970 to 1979
  • 841960 to 1969
  • 181950 to 1959
  • 461940 to 1949
  • 1521939 or earlier

Zip code 23438 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Suffolk, VA (23438)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Suffolk, VA (23438)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 181 bedroom
  • 392 bedrooms
  • 3013 bedrooms
  • 1194 bedrooms
  • 475+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Suffolk, VA (23438)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Suffolk, VA (23438)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 462 bedrooms
  • 783 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Suffolk, VA (23438) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Suffolk, VA (23438) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 16no vehicle
  • 1091 vehicle
  • 2082 vehicles
  • 1333 vehicles
  • 584 vehicles
  • 325+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Suffolk, VA (23438) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Suffolk, VA (23438) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 601 vehicle
  • 282 vehicles
  • 183 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 23438 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 23438 household income distribution in 2019
  • 10Less than $10,000
  • 31$10,000 to $14,999
  • 20$15,000 to $19,999
  • 38$20,000 to $24,999
  • 63$25,000 to $29,999
  • 25$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3$35,000 to $39,999
  • 17$40,000 to $44,999
  • 12$45,000 to $49,999
  • 38$50,000 to $59,999
  • 94$60,000 to $74,999
  • 148$75,000 to $99,999
  • 30$100,000 to $124,999
  • 10$125,000 to $149,999
  • 61$150,000 to $199,999
  • 66$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 23438

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 23438
  • 3$25,000 to $29,999
  • 4$40,000 to $49,999
  • 4$50,000 to $59,999
  • 14$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8$125,000 to $149,999
  • 50$150,000 to $174,999
  • 38$175,000 to $199,999
  • 151$200,000 to $249,999
  • 58$250,000 to $299,999
  • 153$300,000 to $399,999
  • 28$400,000 to $499,999
  • 41$500,000 to $749,999
  • 14$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 23438

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 23438
  • 5$200 to $249
  • 40$400 to $449
  • 5$750 to $799
  • 8$900 to $999
  • 17$1,250 to $1,499
  • 17$2,000 to $2,499
  • 21No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $798.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $570,301.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $277,813
  • Black or African American householders: $163,893

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $273,783
23438:

$273,783
Virginia:

$288,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $225,251 - $378,329
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 23438

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 671
  • One, attached: 16
  • Mobile homes: 31

Unemployment: 6.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 23438

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 23438
  • 87.1%740Drove a car alone
  • 7.9%67Carpooled
  • 0.7%6Motorcycle
  • 2.8%24Other means
  • 0.7%6Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 23438

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 23438
  • 405 to 9 minutes
  • 510 to 14 minutes
  • 6615 to 19 minutes
  • 4320 to 24 minutes
  • 15125 to 29 minutes
  • 10930 to 34 minutes
  • 2935 to 39 minutes
  • 1140 to 44 minutes
  • 10645 to 59 minutes
  • 15660 to 89 minutes
  • 11890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 52.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,814
  • Male householders: 414 (72 living alone), Female householders: 259 (66 living alone)
  • 412 spouses (398 opposite-sex spouses), 0 unmarried partners, (0 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 584 children (550 natural, 0 adopted, 35 stepchildren), 22 grandchildren, 14 brothers or sisters, 13 parents, 0 foster children, 36 other relatives, 36 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 18 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 246 2-persons, 114 3-persons, 114 4-persons, 16 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 28 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 137 1-person

300 married couples with children.
135 single-parent households (48 men, 87 women).

95.7% of residents of 23438 zip code speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 27 (1.5%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

1.5%
Whole state:

12.7%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 57%Romania
  • 39%Sweden
  • 18%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 18%England
Most common first ancestries reported in 23438
  • 19%American
  • 12%African
  • 10%English
  • 9%European
  • 7%German
  • 3%Scottish
  • 3%Scotch-Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 351990 to 1999
  • 23Before 1990

Zip code 23438 topographic map


Zip code 23438 marital status for males
Zip code 23438 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 64.0%Electricity
  • 18.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.5%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.8%Wood
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 2,073.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,148
  • Northeast: 111
  • Midwest: 112
  • South: 304
  • West: 73

85% of the 23438 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Virginia.

95% of the 23438 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% moved from different county within same state.

Year householders moved into unit in Suffolk, VA (23438)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 89
Here:

38.1%
Virginia:

10.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Virginia:

10.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 48
Here:

46.4%
Virginia:

20.4%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 112,079Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 96,515Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 95,003Sales and related occupations
  • 73,706Management occupations
  • 69,714Business and financial operations occupations
  • 48,902Community and social service occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Residential Mental Retardation Facilities (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Construction: Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction (10-19: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 3)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$197,1689$209,43499$199,55710$78,0695$118,1583$183,243
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$90,7200$08$152,7293$49,0931$51,3700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$160,7903$156,06342$189,1529$71,0612$105,6401$106,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$026$208,8951$151,7301$78,6701$128,080
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$07$200,0530$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0756.00 , 0758.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$241,9802$234,670
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0756.00 , 0758.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 23438
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 23438 - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 18. The highest number of fire incidents - 50 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2016. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 23438 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.2%), and Structure Fires (38.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 23438
    • 13545.2%Outside Fires
    • 11638.8%Structure Fires
    • 4615.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 20.7%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 23438, Virginia

Most common first names in zip code 23438 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1973.7 years
James1864.0 years
Robert1163.6 years
George1175.0 years
Joseph975.6 years
Mary869.9 years
Henry770.0 years
Thomas666.8 years
John587.8 years
Willie571.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 23438 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Russell1274.0 years
Wiggins1181.2 years
White1173.8 years
Horton874.3 years
Parker874.7 years
Taylor770.3 years
Baines773.0 years
Jones768.6 years
Eason771.9 years
Goodman768.9 years
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