23847 Zip Code Detailed Profile




City: Emporia, VA (2.47%)
Counties: Greensville County, VA (79.21%), Southampton County, VA (7.01%), Brunswick County, VA (6.89%), Sussex County, VA (4.43%), Emporia city, VA (2.47%)
Estimated zip code population in 2013: 16,090
Zip code population in 2010: 16,962

Houses and condos: 6,260
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,077
% of renters here:

39%
State:

34%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 23847: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 281.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 57 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.6% ($590)
Virginia:

0.8% ($1,877)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $702 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $501 (0.6%)

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Males: 9,467  (58.8%)
Females: 6,623  (41.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 23847:

For population 15 years and over in 23847:

Zip code 23847 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 23847

  • Zip code 23847 races chart
    • 5,814White population
    • 10,466Black population
    • 28American Indian population
    • 77Asian population
    • 5Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 15Some other race population
    • 146Two or more races population
    • 411Hispanic or Latino population

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Urban population: 9,246
Rural population: 6,844

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $96,100
23847:

$96,100
Virginia:

$239,300



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 50 registered sex offenders living in 23847 zip code as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 23847 to the number of sex offenders is 318 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

42.7 years
Virginia median age:

37.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Virginia:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 23847, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $35,606 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,606
State:

$71,192

Salary/wage: $30,521 (reported on 88.4% of returns)
Here:

$30,521
State:

$59,229
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 82.6% for AGIs below $25k, 85.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 36.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,959 (reported on 19.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,959
Virginia:

$1,600
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $3,580 (reported on 9.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,580
State:

$6,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$8,341 (reported on 6.5% of returns)
Here:

+$8,341
State:

+$16,672
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$4,737 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
Here:

+$4,737
State:

+$14,116
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,160 (reported on 7.4% of returns)
23847:

$10,160
Virginia:

$16,667
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $20,102 (28% of AGI, reported on 22.1% of returns)
Here:

$20,102
State:

$26,596

Here:

28.2% of AGI
State:

20.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.6% for AGIs below $25k, 12.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 15.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 14.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,335 (reported on 18.6% of returns)
Here:

$4,335
State:

$4,443
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $4,820 (reported on 21.8% of returns)
23847:

$4,820
State:

$9,951
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,437 (reported on 33.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,437
State:

$2,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 23847, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $31,840 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$31,840
State:

$56,704

Salary/wage: $28,066 (reported on 89.4% of returns)
Here:

$28,066
State:

$48,441
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 91.2% for AGIs below $10k, 85.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 86.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 52.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,038 (reported on 27.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,038
Virginia:

$1,688
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $10k, 1.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $4,853 (reported on 11.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,853
State:

$4,028
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$10,509 (reported on 8.1% of returns)
Here:

+$10,509
State:

+$14,375
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,080 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

+$5,080
State:

+$13,342
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $10k, 1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,773 (reported on 1.7% of returns)
23847:

$2,773
Virginia:

$2,943
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,080 (24% of AGI, reported on 21.3% of returns)
Here:

$16,080
State:

$21,492

Here:

24.3% of AGI
State:

21.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.3% for AGIs below $10k, 5.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 12.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,788 (6% of AGI, reported on 19.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,788
State:

$3,794

Here:

5.6% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,475 (reported on 62.1% of returns)
23847:

$4,475
State:

$9,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 19.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,953 (reported on 32.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,953
State:

$1,734

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 56.5%
Here:

56%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 51.9% for AGIs below $10k, 62.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 54.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 49.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 53.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 76.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2013:
This zip code:

$33,784
Virginia:

$62,666
Emporia, VA (23847) map Nearest zip codes: 23879, 27866, 23867, 23856, 27831, 23844.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

49.0%
Virginia:

51.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.2%
Virginia:

5.3%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,456
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,848


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 140 (48 now married, 92 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,468 (1,195 now married, 1,273 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 23847 with a mortgage: 1,540 (124 second mortgage, 85 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,687

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,092
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S379

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

26.9%
Whole state:

11.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

17.6%
Whole state:

6.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.9
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.5
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 23847: Creek View Farm (A), Emporia Country Club (B), Emporia Industrial Park (C), Emporia Waste Water Treatment Plant (D), Emporia Waterworks (E), Falling Run Waste Water Treatment Plant (F), Gilahi Farm (G), Goose Berry Farm (H), Greensville Correctional Center (I), Greensville County Industrial Park (J), Hill Top Farm (K), Parhams Farm (L), Southern Grove Farms (M), Squires Hill Farm (N), Three Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant (O), Emporia Executive Center (P), Greensville Volunteer Rescue Squad (Q), Greensville County Sheriff's Office (R), Emporia County Sheriff's Office (S), Greensville Community Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Belfield Marketplace Shopping Center (1), Emporia Shopping Center (2), Southside Square Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 23847 include: Antioch Church (A), Rising Star Church (B), Rocky Mount Church (C), Round Hill Church (D), Saint Andrews Church (E), Saint Johns Church (F), Saint Pauls Church (G), Zion Church (H), Claresville Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Bowen Cemetery (1), Cordle Cemetery (2), Cottage Cemetery (3), Cowie Cemetery (4), Falling Run Cemetery (5), Jones Cemetery (6), Harrison Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoirs: Mitchells Pond (A), Garners Millpond (B), Spangler Lake (C), Bryants Millpond (D), Emporia Lake (E), Doyle Lake (F), Taylors Millpond (G), Meherrin River Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fountains Creek (A), Uriah Branch (B), Tryall Creek (C), Rocky Run (D), Reedy Branch (E), Rattlesnake Creek (F), Quarrel Creek (G), Otterdam Swamp (H), Mill Swamp (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 23847 include: Meherrin River Park (1), Veterans Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built

  • 282010 or later
  • 7632000 to 2009
  • 9471990 to 1999
  • 9821980 to 1989
  • 9421970 to 1979
  • 9981960 to 1969
  • 5621950 to 1959
  • 4291940 to 1949
  • 6091939 or earlier

Zip code 23847 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Emporia, VA (23847)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 421 bedroom
  • 6092 bedrooms
  • 2,0913 bedrooms
  • 4114 bedrooms
  • 745+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Emporia, VA (23847)

  • 23no bedroom
  • 3351 bedroom
  • 9892 bedrooms
  • 5273 bedrooms
  • 1054 bedrooms
  • 985+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Emporia, VA (23847) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 112no vehicle
  • 7871 vehicle
  • 1,3422 vehicles
  • 6483 vehicles
  • 1884 vehicles
  • 1505+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Emporia, VA (23847) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 620no vehicle
  • 8981 vehicle
  • 4132 vehicles
  • 1463 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $671.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $96,100
23847:

$96,100
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,900 - $155,800

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $150,345
Here:

$150,345
State:

$320,313

Townhouses or other attached units: $178,722
Here:

$178,722
State:

$312,609

Mobile homes: $115,704
Here:

$115,704
State:

$57,576

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 14.4%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 41.4%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,234

Size of family households: 1,687 2-persons, 810 3-persons, 639 4-persons, 327 5-persons, 44 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,551 1-person, 221 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 6 4-persons

1,167 married couples with children.
1,286 single-parent households (221 men, 1,065 women).

96.5% of residents of 23847 zip code speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% very well, 17% well, 13% not well, 15% not at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (78% very well, 12% well, 10% not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (79% very well, 21% well).

Foreign born population: 299 (1.9%)
(20.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.9%
Whole state:

11.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 22%Guatemala
  • 17%Philippines
  • 11%Mexico
  • 11%El Salvador
  • 9%Korea
  • 6%Ethiopia
  • 6%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

Most common first ancestries reported in 23847 (%)

  • 53%Other groups
  • 9%American
  • 5%English
  • 3%Irish
  • 3%African
  • 2%German
  • 1%French (except Basque)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 2232000 to 2009
  • 941990 to 1999
  • 111Before 1990

Zip code 23847 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

Fire-safe hotels and motels in zip code 23847:

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Zip code 23847 marital status for males
Zip code 23847 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 59%Electricity
  • 23%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5%Wood
  • 1%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 13,950. Population change in the 1990s: +2,140 (+15.3%).

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


60% of the 23847 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Virginia.

88% of the 23847 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 48
Here:

4.0%
Virginia:

9.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 20
Here:

3.3%
Virginia:

7.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 110
Here:

23.1%
Virginia:

19.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 114,773Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 59,185Management occupations
  • 54,844Legal occupations
  • 40,694Health technologists and technicians
  • 39,276Education, training, and library occupations
  • 34,485Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

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


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 3,276 people in state prisons
  • 226 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 223 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 3,027 people in state prisons
  • 181 people in nursing homes
  • 73 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 23847 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17670.6 years
Mary17479.6 years
William15473.6 years
Robert11870.3 years
John11373.2 years
Willie8873.3 years
George7972.4 years
Virginia7276.4 years
Joseph6672.8 years
Thomas6072.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 23847 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams12174.5 years
Jones11672.5 years
Allen8675.2 years
Moore7472.8 years
Taylor6575.2 years
Robinson6375.1 years
Powell6371.3 years
Smith5974.4 years
Easter5872.5 years
Turner5173.0 years
Businesses in zip code 23847
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1Marriott1
Applebee's1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike3
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quality1
CVS1Quiznos1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Cracker Barrel1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx2Sleep Inn1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1T-Mobile2
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS2
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1YMCA1

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