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Zip Code 23847 Population

Population breakdown by gender

Population in zip code 23847 is 16,087 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:0.68 | Zip Code 23847 land area is 281 sq. miles | Population density is 57.25 residents per square mile

Median age in zip code 23847

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 42.7
Median Age - Male 41.6
Median Age - Female 46.1

Median age of zip code 23847 is 0.9% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 14.8% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 23847 is 0.5% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 16.2% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 23847 median age is 0.9% lower in comparison to nearby zip codes and 19.7% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population breakdown by age

Racial makeup of zip code 23847

White population 5660
Black or African American population 9931
Asian population 72
American Indian and Alaska Native population 28
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 210

Region of birth

Zip code 23847 ancestry distribution

Arab 0.1% Czech 0%
Danish 0% Dutch 0.3%
English 6.3% French No Basque 0.4%
French Canadian 0.1% German 1.6%
Greek 0% Hungarian 0%
Irish 1.7% Italian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0% Norwegian 0%
Polish 0.2% Portuguese 0%
Russian 0.1% Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Scottish 0.5% Slovak 0.3%
Subsaharan African 0.8% Swedish 0.1%
Swiss 0.1% Ukrainian 0%
USA 12% Welsh 0.2%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 0% Other Ancestries 40.9%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 23847

Family Type Distribution
Total families 3402
Married couples 53.88%
Other couples 46.12%

Family and household income distribution in zip code 23847

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 38.51% 47.34%
$30,000 and $50,000 25.98% 23.69%
$50,000 and $100,000 27.31% 22.24%
$100,000 and $200,000 6.79% 5.14%
$200,000 or more 1.41% 1.58%

Households by size in zip code 23847

Household language in zip code 23847

English language 95.25%
Spanish language 2.89%
Other European language 1.15%
Asian language 0.5%
Other language 0.2%

Population by housing unit in zip code 23847

Total Occupied housing units 5251
Detached housing units 66.96%
Attached housing units 2.29%
2 units 2.51%
3 - 4 units 3.69%
5 - 9 units 3.05%
10 - 19 units 2.36%
20 - 49 units 1.49%
50 or more units 0.93%
Mobile homes 16.72%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 23847

Use car, track or Van 94.91%
Use public transportation 0%
Use Motorcycle 0.19%
Use bicycle 0%
Walk to work 2.66%
Work at home 2.23%

School attendance in zip code 23847

Attent Preschool programs 2.47%
Attend Public School 11.17%
Attend college undergraduate program 3.01%
Attent graduate studies 0.36%
Not enrolled in school 82.99%

Highest school attainment in zip code 23847

Less then 9th grade 13.73%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 21.42%
High school diploma 34.09%
Some college, no degree 20.09%
Associate degree 3.48%
Bachelor's degree 6.72%
Graduate or professional degree 0.46%

Real Estate in zip code 23847

Housing occupied 83.87%
Housing vacant 16.13%
Housing occupied by owner 57.57%
Housing occupied by tenant 42.43%
Total Rented Units 2228
Median Contract Gross Rent $418
Median Gross Rent $648
Median Home Value $97,200

Contract rent is the monthly cash rent agreed to, regardless of any furnishings, utilities, fees, meals, or services that may be included. Gross rent is the contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities and fuels if these are paid by the renter. In zip code 23847 median gross rent is 55.02% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 23847

Studio $540
1 Bedroom $580
2 Bedrooms $650
3 Bedrooms $870
4 Bedrooms $1,040
AVERAGE RENT $736

Average rent in zip code 23847 ($736.00) is 12.5% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 21.3% lower compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 23847 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 12.5% higher, one bedroom apartment rent is 11.5% higher, two bedroom rent is 12.1% higher, three bedroom rent is 13% higher, four bedroom rent is 13% higher.

Housing units in zip code 23847

Total housing units 6261
Detached housing units 68.39%
Attached housing units 1.92%
2 units 2.11%
3 - 4 units 3.1%
5 - 9 units 2.56%
10 - 19 units 2.87%
20 - 49 units 1.69%
50 or more units 0.78%
Mobile homes 16.58%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 23847

Total Real Estate Taxes $2,294,600
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $1,048,800
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $1,245,800

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