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23847 Zip Code (Emporia, VA) 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 2017: 15,367
Zip code population in 2010: 16,962
Zip code population in 2000: 16,090

Houses and condos: 5,786
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,035
% of renters here:

40%
State:

33%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 23847: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 281.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 55 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 23847
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.7% ($751)
Virginia:

0.8% ($2,194)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $797 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $687 (0.8%)

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Males: 8,893  (57.9%)
Females: 6,475  (42.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 23847:

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 23847:

  • Never married: 38.0%
  • Now married: 36.7%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 23847 (2017)
    • 10,46665.0%Black
    • 5,81436.1%White
    • 4112.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1460.9%Two or more races
    • 770.5%Asian
    • 280.2%American Indian
    • 150.09%Some other race
    • 50.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 8,830
Rural population: 6,536

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $108,744
23847:

$108,744
Virginia:

$273,400



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 64 registered sex offenders living in 23847 zip code as of February 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 23847 is 240 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.9 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 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)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 45.3%
Here:

45%
State:

46%
(% for various income ranges: 42.7% for AGIs below $25k, 42.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 47.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 59.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 80.0% for AGIs over 200k)

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 2017:
This zip code:

$35,277
Virginia:

$71,535
Emporia, VA (23847) map Nearest zip codes: 23879, 27866, 23867, 23856, 27831, 23844.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

44.9%
Virginia:

49.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

3.1%
Virginia:

5.2%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,268
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,702


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 77 (32 now married, 43 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,464 (973 now married, 1,493 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 23847 with a mortgage: 1,437 (19 second mortgage, 67 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,572

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,033
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $370

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

23.6%
Whole state:

10.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

15.2%
Whole state:

5.6%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

7.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4
  • 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
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1622014 or later
  • 1582010 to 2013
  • 7122000 to 2009
  • 8511990 to 1999
  • 7401980 to 1989
  • 1,0491970 to 1979
  • 8451960 to 1969
  • 6141950 to 1959
  • 3071940 to 1949
  • 3621939 or earlier

Zip code 23847 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Emporia, VA (23847)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Emporia, VA (23847)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 621 bedroom
  • 6742 bedrooms
  • 1,6863 bedrooms
  • 4494 bedrooms
  • 1505+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Emporia, VA (23847)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Emporia, VA (23847)
  • 49no bedroom
  • 3301 bedroom
  • 8652 bedrooms
  • 7523 bedrooms
  • 904 bedrooms
  • 535+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Emporia, VA (23847) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Emporia, VA (23847) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 234no vehicle
  • 7111 vehicle
  • 1,0272 vehicles
  • 5613 vehicles
  • 2214 vehicles
  • 2565+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Emporia, VA (23847) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Emporia, VA (23847) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 429no vehicle
  • 7351 vehicle
  • 6062 vehicles
  • 1733 vehicles
  • 1014 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 23847 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 23847 household income distribution in 2017
  • 660Less than $10,000
  • 395$10,000 to $14,999
  • 496$15,000 to $19,999
  • 450$20,000 to $24,999
  • 211$25,000 to $29,999
  • 212$30,000 to $34,999
  • 191$35,000 to $39,999
  • 175$40,000 to $44,999
  • 284$45,000 to $49,999
  • 513$50,000 to $59,999
  • 375$60,000 to $74,999
  • 381$75,000 to $99,999
  • 267$100,000 to $124,999
  • 132$125,000 to $149,999
  • 115$150,000 to $199,999
  • 61$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 23847

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 23847
  • 163Less than $10,000
  • 60$10,000 to $14,999
  • 29$15,000 to $19,999
  • 54$20,000 to $24,999
  • 30$25,000 to $29,999
  • 16$30,000 to $34,999
  • 37$35,000 to $39,999
  • 173$40,000 to $49,999
  • 139$50,000 to $59,999
  • 134$60,000 to $69,999
  • 170$70,000 to $79,999
  • 156$80,000 to $89,999
  • 121$90,000 to $99,999
  • 221$100,000 to $124,999
  • 189$125,000 to $149,999
  • 284$150,000 to $174,999
  • 178$175,000 to $199,999
  • 216$200,000 to $249,999
  • 210$250,000 to $299,999
  • 32$300,000 to $399,999
  • 36$400,000 to $499,999
  • 20$500,000 to $749,999
  • 37$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 23847

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 23847
  • 32Less than $100
  • 61$100 to $149
  • 58$150 to $199
  • 143$200 to $249
  • 23$250 to $299
  • 70$300 to $349
  • 127$350 to $399
  • 119$400 to $449
  • 102$450 to $499
  • 295$500 to $549
  • 188$550 to $599
  • 118$600 to $649
  • 82$650 to $699
  • 66$700 to $749
  • 82$750 to $799
  • 75$800 to $899
  • 51$900 to $999
  • 7$1,000 to $1,249
  • 182No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $750.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $138,950
  • Black or African American householders: $99,346
  • Asian householders: $314,652
  • Two or more races householders: $142,642
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $111,932

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $108,744
23847:

$108,744
Virginia:

$273,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,227 - $186,987
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 23847
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,921
  • One, attached: 77
  • Two: 112
  • 3 or 4: 225
  • 5 to 9: 125
  • 10 to 19: 183
  • 50 or more: 101
  • Mobile homes: 1,016

Unemployment: 8.8%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 23847

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 23847
  • 82.4%4,152Drove a car alone
  • 9.7%489Carpooled
  • 0.6%31Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.5%23Taxi
  • 1.7%86Walked
  • 3.3%165Other means
  • 1.7%88Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 23847

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 23847
  • 173Less than 5 minutes
  • 8545 to 9 minutes
  • 1,04910 to 14 minutes
  • 94915 to 19 minutes
  • 54020 to 24 minutes
  • 23725 to 29 minutes
  • 33030 to 34 minutes
  • 5335 to 39 minutes
  • 10440 to 44 minutes
  • 32845 to 59 minutes
  • 25160 to 89 minutes
  • 6190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 44.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,004
  • In family households: 9,999 (1,622 male householders, 1,598 female householders)
    1,896 spouses, 3,805 children (3,472 natural, 118 adopted, 217 stepchildren), 492 grandchildren, 109 brothers or sisters, 132 parents, 168 other relatives, 108 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,004 (745 male householders (663 living alone)), 1,066 female householders (987 living alone)), 186 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,318 (3,226 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,521 2-persons, 742 3-persons, 488 4-persons, 267 5-persons, 150 6-persons, 53 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,652 1-person, 158 2-persons

1,188 married couples with children.
1,222 single-parent households (249 men, 973 women).

93.3% of residents of 23847 zip code speak English at home.
5.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% very well, 27% well, 5% not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (41% very well, 29% well, 29% not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (82% very well, 18% well).

Foreign born population: 404 (2.6%)
(34.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.6%
Whole state:

12.5%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 12%Costa Rica
  • 11%El Salvador
  • 7%Dominican Republic
  • 5%Eritrea
  • 5%Haiti
  • 4%Argentina
  • 4%France
Most common first ancestries reported in 23847
  • 17%African
  • 6%American
  • 4%Irish
  • 3%English
  • 3%German
  • 1%Scotch-Irish
  • 0%Ethiopian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 402010 or later
  • 1802000 to 2009
  • 1701990 to 1999
  • 140Before 1990

Zip code 23847 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ALLIED CONCRETE PRODUCTS - EMPORIA (120 COURTLAND RD in EMPORIA, VA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Virginia pollutants databases) - CEDS-51050, AIR PROGRAM
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit - ICIS-, ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY
    Business SIC classification: CONCRETE BLOCK AND BRICK; READY-MIXED CONCRETE
    Business NAICS classification: READY-MIX CONCRETE MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: ALLIED CONCRETE PROD.
  • BELDING HAUSMAN INCORPORATED WELDON MILL (951 MILL ROAD in EMPORIA, VA)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Virginia pollutants databases) - CEDS-50094, AIR PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILLS, MANMADE FIBER AND SILK; FINISHERS OF BROADWOVEN FABRICS OF COTTON
    Business NAICS classification: BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILLS.; BROADWOVEN FABRIC MILLS.
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BELDING HEMINWAY (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CHARAH INCORPORATED (103 INDUSTRIAL DR in EMPORIA, VA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Virginia pollutants databases) - CEDS-52093, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: READY-MIXED CONCRETE
    Business NAICS classification: READY-MIX CONCRETE MANUFACTURING.
  • BELFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (515 BELFIELD RD in EMPORIA, VA)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0400260
    Organizations: GREENSVILLE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
    Alternative names: BELFIELD ELEM.
  • 7-ELEVEN #11079 (606 SOUTH MAIN STREET in EMPORIA, VA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , SOUTHLAND CORPORATION THE (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ADAMS ELECTRIC SERVICE (5055 BRINK ROAD in EMPORIA, VA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: REFRIGERATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING SERVICE AND REPAIR SHOPS
  • BRAVO ROMEO INC (100 BOXER DR in EMPORIA, VA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification

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

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 66.1%Electricity
  • 18.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 1.5%Utility gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used

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

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

  • This state: 10,667
  • Northeast: 975
  • Midwest: 286
  • South: 2,608
  • West: 216

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.

81% of the 23847 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Emporia, VA (23847)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 58
Here:

4.0%
Virginia:

10.1%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 12
Here:

1.4%
Virginia:

9.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 70
Here:

12.4%
Virginia:

19.8%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 55,944Education, training, and library occupations
  • 43,497Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
  • 43,377Management occupations
  • 43,339Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 42,977Business and financial operations occupations
  • 42,507Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • VIRTUAL SUPPORT SERVICES, LLC (506 LAUREL STREET in EMPORIA, MD; small business) : $141,332 in 4 contracts from 2002 to 2005
    $59,340 with Navy for Program Management/Support Services. Signed on 2005-09-26. Completion date: 2006-09-25.
    $41,992 with Navy for Legal Services. Taking place in AK. Signed on 2002-12-16. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $40,000 with Navy for Program Management/Support Services. Signed on 2004-08-05. Completion date: 2005-08-31.
    $0 with Navy for Legal Services. Taking place in AK. Signed on 2002-12-16. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
  • GTE CORPORATION (107 VALLEY ST in EMPORIA, VA) : $70,670 in 9 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for ADP Telecommunications and Transmission Services, Telephone and Telegraph Equipment, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Automatic Data Processing Equipment (Including Firmware), Software, Supplies and Support Equipment, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Office Machines, Text Processing Systems and Visible Record Equipment, and more by Drug Enforcement Administration, Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $32,000; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $10,746; 2004: $6,980; 2005: $17,279; 2006: $3,665.

    Biggest contracts:
    $32,000 with Drug Enforcement Administration for ADP Telecommunications and Transmission Services. Signed on 2000-06-15. Completion date: 2001-07-15.
    $6,068 with Army for Telephone and Telegraph Equipment. Taking place in FL. Signed on 2005-02-16. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $6,068 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Telephone and Telegraph Equipment. Taking place in FL. Signed on 2005-02-16. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $5,373 with Army for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Automatic Data Processing Equipment (Including Firmware), Software, Supplies and Support Equipment. Taking place in FL. Signed on 2003-11-10. Completion date: 2003-10-24.

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

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 20-49 employees: 4 establishments, 5-9 employees: 2 establishments, 1-4 employees: 4 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (250-499: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 5, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 1)

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:

  • 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 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

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