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Gender Distribution in 23702:

The population of 23702 consists of 5500 men and 5930 women; that is, 48% of the population is male and 52% of the population is female.


Wifi Hotspots in 23702:

There are 2 Wifi Hotspots listed in 23702. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Wifi Hotspots in 23702.

Mcdonald's 2000 Victory Blvd Portsmouth Virginia 23702 757-487-1958
Portsmouth Public Library 28 Prospect Pkwy Portsmouth Virginia 23702 757-393-8365

Age Distribution in 23702:

The corresponding numbers of people in consecutive age groups, ranging from children under 5 years old to elderly people over 85 years old would present a picture of the fertility trends in an area. 23702 has the following age distribution. 982 babies and little children represents 9% of the population in the area.

956 kids in the age group 5-9 years make up 8% of the population in the locality. 914 boys and girls in the age group 10-14 years represent 8% of the population, 821 teenagers in the age group 15-19 years denote 7% of the population.

There are 871 persons in the age group 20-24 years forming 8%, 1783 adults in the age group 25-34 years representing 16%, 1861 people in the age group 35-44 denoting 16%, and 1281 residents in the age group 45-54 years forming 11%, of the population in the locality.

Residents with ages between 55-59 years are 411 in number or 4% by percentage. 362 citizens between the ages of 60 and 64 years make up 3%, 581 senior citizens in the age group 65-74 make up 5%, and 470 elderly people between the ages of 75 and 84 form 4% of the entire community. And finally, 137 people or 1% over the age of 84 years make up the total number of people in zip code 23702 locality.

Breaking down the population using a slightly different mode of comparison, there are over 8056 people in 23702 area who are 18 years or older. Of these 3750 are men and 4306 are women. 7568 inhabitants of the area are 21 years old or older, as that represents the legal drinking age. There are 1399 senior citizens who are 62 years or older. Again, of these, 443 are men and 745 are women. A total of 1188 people over 65 years old reside in the area.


Racial Profile in 23702:

23702, is a region with diverse people from different ethnicities dwelling in relative peace and harmony. Caucasians or whites comprise of 6525 residents in the region, living alongside 4394 African Americans or blacks, 103 American Indians and Alaskan natives, 76 Asians, 1 Asian Indians and 7 Chinese.

If you categorize the Asian population further, you would get 49 Filipinos, 2 Japanese, 5 Koreans, 6 Vietnamese, and 6 people who identify themselves as Other Asian.

Zip Code 23702 also consists of 4 Pacific Islanders and Native Hawaiians. A further breakdown of this category would give you 0 Native Hawaiians, 1 Guamanians or Chamorro, 0 Samoans, 3 residents considered as Other Pacific Islanders, and 97 inhabitants identified as Other Race.

Now to the Hispanics in the area. In 23702, there are approximately 242 Hispanics, of which 89 are from Mexico, 65 are from Puerto Rico, 10 are from Cuba, 78 are categorized as Other Hispanic or Latino, and 98% people having registered themselves as not of Hispanic or Latino descent.


Public Schools in Zip Code 23702:

There are 3 Public Schools listed in 23702. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Public Schools in 23702.

school Cradock Middle 21 Alden Ave Portsmouth Virginia 23702 (757) 393-8788
school Cradock Technical & Career Center 4300 George Washington Highway Portsmouth Virginia 23702 (757) 393-8117
school James Hurst Elem. 18 Dahlgren Ave Portsmouth Virginia 23702 (757) 558-2811

School Enrollment in 23702:

23702 is a locality where educational quality is maintained at a high rate. In the area, over 2795 children over 3 years old attend regular school, from nursery school to graduate school, depending on their ages. 208 children in Zip Code 23702 go to nursery school or preschool, 128 kids attend kindergarten, and 1575 boys and girls are enrolled in elementary school (from Grade 1 to Grade 8).

In the region we have 550 youngsters going to local high schools. Moving on to college, there are 334 students in the area who have enrolled in colleges, and that includes students enrolled in colleges, professional schools, universities, law schools, medical schools, and graduate schools.


Child Day Care in 23702:

There are 8 Child Day Care listed in 23702. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Child Day Care in 23702.

Busy Bee Day Care Center 404 Hanbury Ave Portsmouth Virginia 23702 757-399-7744
Busy Bee Nursery And Kdgn 404 Hanbury Ave Portsmouth Virginia 23702 757-399-7744
Champions Before & After Schl 18 Dahlgren Ave Portsmouth Virginia 23702 757-833-8294

Private Schools in Zip Code 23702:

There is 1 Private School listed in 23702. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of Private School in 23702.

school Portsmouth Christian School 3214 Elliott Ave Portsmouth Virginia 23702 (757) 393-0725

Education Level in 23702:

The area maintains a public record which states that there are 595 inhabitants there whose education level is lower than 9th grade. And about 1377 people are classified as dropouts from high school, but these people have some education in between 9th grade and 12th grade.

Of people living in zip code 23702, 2430 have completed and graduated from high school, and 1835 have enrolled themselves in and attended college but haven’t completed their courses.

Moving further, 327 residents have completed and obtained certificates of 2 year courses from universities or technical schools with associates’ degrees. In the locality, 308 people have a bachelor’s degree, and 117 residents have a masters degree or a Ph. D.


Technical schools in Zip Code 23702:

There is 1 Technical school listed in 23702. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of Technical school in 23702.

school H & R Block 2044 Victory Blvd Portsmouth Virginia 23702 (757) 487-2653

Employment Agencies in 23702:

There is 1 Employment Agency listed in 23702. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of Employment Agency in 23702.

Labor Ready Inc 3938 George Washington Hwy Portsmouth Virginia 23702 757-393-7775

Post Offices in 23702:

There are 2 Post Offices listed in 23702. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Post Offices in 23702.

Cradock Station 30 Prospect Pkwy Portsmouth Virginia 23702 757-393-9486
Us Post Office 30 Prospect Pkwy Portsmouth Virginia 23702 757-393-6771

Dentists in 23702:

There are 2 Dentists listed in 23702. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Dentists in 23702.

Francis Lesinski Dds Pc 4409 George Washington Hw Portsmouth Virginia 23702 757-485-2222
Francis W Lesinski Dds 4409 George Washington Hwy Portsmouth Virginia 23702 757-485-2222

Law Enforcement in 23702:

There is 1 Law Enforcement listed in 23702. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of Law Enforcement in 23702.

Portsmouth Police-crime Prvntn 45 Afton Pky Portsmouth Virginia 23702 757-393-8092

Ancestry Distribution in 23702:

The area which is within 23702, VIRGINIA, has 9795 total ancestries reported. Of these, the number of people of Arabian origin is 15. 8 people are of Czech descent – the Czechs are a Western Slavic race from Central Europe; 30 people are of Danish ancestry – the Danes are Scandinavians from Denmark; 110 people are of Dutch descent – the Dutch are the natives of The Netherlands; and 719 are of English ancestry – the English are the people of England.

The number of people of French descent, the French being the people of France, excluding those in the Basque region is 188; and the number of French Canadian inhabitants is 37. In the area 747 residents are of German ancestry – the Germans are the native people of Central Europe who emerged into prominence during the Middle Ages; 11 inhabitants are of Greek or Hellenic descent – the native people of Greece; 19 people are of Hungarian descent – the Hungarians, also known as the Magyars, are the natives of Hungary; and 886 people are of Irish ancestry – the Irish are the original inhabitants of Ireland, an island that is part of the British Isles. The region has 170 people of Italian descent – the Italians are the people of Italy; 8 people of Lithuanian descent – the Lithuanians are the people of the Baltic nation of Lithuania; 80 residents of Norwegian ancestry – the Norwegians are Scandinavian people from Norway; 120 people of Polish descent – the Poles are the original inhabitants of Poland; and 7 residents of Portuguese descent – the Portuguese are the natives of the Iberian country of Portugal.

Of the rest of the people in the area, 11 people are of Russian ancestry – the Russians are the natives of the European country of Russia; 168 people are of Scotch-Irish descent – they, also known as the Ulster Scots, are the people of Ireland or Great Britain; 68 people are of Scottish descent – the Scots are the natives of Scotland, a country in the British Isles; and 8 people are of Slovak ancestry – the Slovaks belong to the Central European country of Slovakia which borders the Czech Republic and a number of other European countries.

There are 142 people of Sub-Saharan African origin who represent an ethnic group native to Sahara; 95 residents of Swedish descent – the Swedes are Scandinavians from Sweden.


Economy in 23702:

A normal statistical data of any city contain information about people classified on the base of their occupation. In the place where 23702 lives, that is the place with zip code 23702, there are 935 people holding Management, Professional, or related jobs. These jobs include bank managers, restaurant managers, teachers, real estate agents, insurance agents, and similar jobs. The jobs do not include service related occupations such as waiters, retail employees, gas station employees, and so on.

There are 791 people having service occupation in zip code 23702. The people who typically hold occupations are high school or college students in need of part time jobs, and senior citizens who require a job. 1162 residents in zip code 23702 have Sales and Office Occupation. These consist of people working in car sales business, banks, local government, and similar organizations. They also include retail shop owners of the downtown area.

15 people in the area with zip code 23702 have Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupation. As the number shows, this occupation is not in abundance in the area. Also as these occupations are seasonal, a number of people in 23702 maintain an interest in the fields as a hobby.

The number of people who work in Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance Fields in zip code 23702 is 893. These jobs are managed by independent contractors, and in these fields, the people can serve most of the requirements of 23702. The only drawback is that there are no signs of any change in construction, extraction, and maintenance fields in the 23702 surrounding region.

A thriving industry in the area with zip code 23702 is Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations. There are 780 people who have jobs in these fields in the region. As a lot of manpower is needed in these sectors, Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Industries are great sources of employment in 23702.


Employment by industry in 23702:

If you consider the distribution of people in area 23702, there are 16 residents working in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining industries. These fields include people who are occupied in farming, catching fish, cutting down trees in the forest, and rearing animals like cows, goats, pigs, and so on.

You will find that there are 650 people in the neighborhood of 23702 who work in the construction industry. These people are the architects, civil engineers, and workers employed in the construction of buildings and related structures.

643 residents living in zip code 23702 work in the manufacturing industry. These are small industry owners, FMCG producers, production managers, and workers running machines and employed in the manufacture of products.

Retail trade in 23702 is directly related to manufacturing industry in the city. The area has 631 inhabitants employed in retail trade. These people include wholesalers, distributors, retailers, store owners, sales persons, and delivery guys. Two other related industries, the Transportation and Warehousing Industry, and the Utilities Industry in the region have 279 residents working in them. This group works in running of public transport, safe storage of food and other items, and distribution of electricity, water, etc. to consumers.

108 inhabitants living in 23702 area serve in the Information Industry. These residents are involved in computing, telecommunications, broadcasting, and the Internet. The Finance, 23702 Insurance, 23702 Real Estate, and Rental and Leasing Industry employs 235 residents in the area. They work in things connected with banking and loans, insurance covers and claims, and buying, selling, and renting of immovable property.

If we look at Scientific, Management, Administrative, Waste Management, and other Professional Services industry, we have 305 people living in zip code 23702 who finds employment in these sectors. These residents are employers, employees, scientists and other workers involved in scientific research, general managers and project managers of different organizations, employees hired for administrative jobs, and blue collar workers who keep the area clean and free from human and industrial waste.

23702 has 749 residents who are employed in Education, Health, and Social Services Sector. Professors, teachers, lab assistants, doctors, nurses, and ward boys belong to this group. The people working in Social Services industry are mainly professionals working as consultants and assisting nongovernment and nonprofit organizations.

There are 287 inhabitants of 23702 working in Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services sector. The people constitute artists, entertainers, actors, physical trainers, and sports persons. This group also includes people who work in the hospitality and food industry – people who work in hotels, bed and breakfast facilities, and restaurants.

275 citizens in the area work in public administration. These people are the magistrates, VIRGINIA judges, 23702 attorneys, and other bureaucrats.


Commute in 23702:

How the inhabitants in 23702 area, zip code 23702, travel to and from their place of work is another criteria to be included in the statistical data of the area. 3316 people in the area, mainly those who live outside 23702 in a suburban area, commute by car alone. Of these, a lot of people travel alone because they do not live near any of their colleagues. As highway is the fastest way to get to their place of work when they are using a car, most people chose that route. And it’s not a good idea to pick up strangers on the highway. As a result of all these, most suburbans travel in their cars alone to and from their offices.

876 people in the region, zip code 23702, choose to car pool. This happens mainly when people live near their coworkers. Car pools help the residents to save on gas. It also makes their drive to their place of work more entertaining as they will have friends to drink coffee with and chat along during the ride.

Public transport in 23702 area is not as readily available as in many other places. This is evident in the low number of residents who utilizes public transport, only 132 people. Most people in the locality having cars of their own further contribute to the residents relying less on public transport. Public transport in 23702 is limited to transport services like vans owned by the city.

149 people in zip code 23702 walk to and from their place of work. This is common among residents who live close to their offices. For instance, if a secretary who worked in an insurance agency lived close to the agency, she would choose to walk to and from her home to her office. 217 residents in this area utilizes other means of commute to go to their offices. These means of transport include buses, school buses for their drivers, tractor trailers, and even skateboards.

There are 78 people in the neighborhood of 23702 who do not have to commute at all, as they worked at their homes. These people include babysitters, caterers, seamstresses, and so on. Some people choose to work at home because they want to stay home with their kids. As is shown from the data, there are a number of ways of commute where 23702 lives. You could use your own car, carpool, use public transport, use other means of transport, walk, or even work at your home.


Housing in 23702:

23702 lives in an area where there are total of 4999 housing units. The lovely homes and pleasant surroundings are one of the reasons that make the zip code 23702 area a very desirable place to live. If you are looking for a place with a population within this range in 23702, VIRGINIA, then the 4999 housing units in the area makes it an ideal place for you to move in.

Of the 4999 houses in the region, 4406 are classified as occupied housing units. This makes sure that if you move to 23702, VIRGINIA, you will have 2270 untenanted houses to choose from. The 2270 tenanted houses means that there is an established population who love to reside in the area, and the 593 unoccupied houses gives you a number of options to choose from.

If you are still looking for better news, here it is. 45% of the occupied houses in 23702 are inhabited by their owners. As you can see, this is a very high percentage. So if you consider renters as a possible problem, this is the place for you. Also the high number of owner occupied houses means more taxes for improvement of schools, roads, and other facilities in 23702, VIRGINIA, especially in the area.

There are only 2136 renter occupied housing units in the area of residence of 23702 in 23702, VIRGINIA. So if you purchase a house in 23702, most of your neighbors will be people who own their homes. Renter occupied houses are typically apartments, guest houses, and houses let to people who are unable to secure a mortgage in 23702, VIRGINIA.

There are also other buildings in zip code locality that are categorized as renter occupied houses. Zip Code 23702, the area where 23702 resides, has 593 vacant housing units. This means that if you plan to move in the area, you will have 593 buildings to choose from. There a vacant housing units with 3 bed rooms or even larger, if you are looking for a big house. There are vacant buildings that are foreclosed homes in 23702, that you could get at a relatively cheaper price.

There are 4 housing units that are used occasionally or seasonally in the area of residence of 23702. Thus there are 4 buildings that you can rent for temporary or seasonal use. You can rent these houses for weeks or months, or in some cases, even over a year. If you are moving into the neighborhood temporarily or if you are likely to have lots of guests, these housing units can serve you well.


Family Services in 23702:

There are 6 Family Services listed in 23702. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Family Services in 23702.

Adults & Teens Promoting Lots 14 Connor Pl Portsmouth Virginia 23702 757-487-0699
Community Projects 3310 Deep Creek Blvd Portsmouth Virginia 23702 757-399-8646
H E R Shelter P.o. Box 2187 Portsmouth Virginia 23702 757-485-1445

Structures in 23702:

There are 5015 structural units in the geographical region surrounding the place of residence of 23702 in 23702. These are a number of built house configurations in the area. 2911 of these units are classified as 1 unit detached structures - that is, these buildings stand by themselves and are not connected to any other buildings in the area.

418 of the total units in the area are 1 unit attached structures, which means that they are attached to one or more other buildings in the area. Of the total structural units in zip code 23702, 213 are 2 unit structures consisting of multi-family houses built on the same plot. There are 470 3 or 4 unit structures which are meant to be occupied by 3 or 4 families and built on the same tract of land. These units are usually triplexes or town houses, and often build on three levels.

588 structural unit in the area where 23702 lives are 5 to 9 unit structures, typically several apartments in a single building complex. There are 236 10 to 19 unit structures – that is, these complexes consists of 10 to 19 apartments in one building. There are 108 20 or more unit structures which are large building complexes having 20 or more apartments in a single building.

Out of the total 5015 structural units, 71 of them are mobile homes or trailers that will probably remain stationary at one place during their lifetime. To go further into the structural units in 23702, there are a number of boats, RV, vans, and other miscellaneous units. Boats are used by some people almost as a house during their holidays, and sometimes as a more permanent place to stay. They are usually anchored in a marina. RV serve a similar purpose as mobile homes, and like boats, are used as a place to stay during holidays or when traveling. But some people live in RV or vans on a more permanent basis.


Rooms in 23702:

To delve further into the houses and apartments in 23702, VIRGINIA, we could analyze the number of rooms in the housing units in the area. If you are planning to live in the area near 23702, the following breakdown of the residences could be of help to you. A survey was conducted in 23702 in the 5015 occupied buildings in the area to look into the number of rooms in these. There are 28 occupied units with only 1 room, 242 occupied units with 2 rooms, 393 occupied units with 3 rooms, 1193 occupied units with 4 rooms, and 1365 occupied units with 5 rooms, in each of the unit.

The number of buildings with one room is the lowest in the classification, and the number of buildings with 5 rooms is the highest. Furthermore, there are 917 units with 6 rooms, 565 units with 7 rooms, 213 units with 8 rooms, and 99 units with 9 or more rooms, in each unit in the area where 23702 resides.


Household Heating Type in 23702:

Now to analyze the heating type used in different households in 23702, VIRGINIA. The number of residents in 23702 who use utility gas for heating purposes in their homes is 2920. A local company in the area provides utility gas to these households and services the gas lines regularly for safety purposes.

A total of 78 people in the locality use bottled tank gas or LP gas. As you can see, these people are more in number than those that use utility gas. These tanks are filled once a month and delivered to the residents. Surprisingly, only 1176 inhabitants of the area where 23702 lives use electricity for their household heating.

Not surprisingly, fuel sources that are obsolete for use in household heating, such as fuel oil, kerosene etc. are not used in any of the houses in the area. Fuel oil is burned in furnaces or boilers and was a popular heating method of the past. However, 0 residents in the area still use coal or coke to keep their houses warm. Their homes still have coal burning furnaces that work to provide heat to their household.

0 of the residents in 23702 use wood as fuel for their household heating. They prefer wood as it is a clean burning bio-fuel, and can be used in fireplaces to provide warmth for the entire household. At the other end, 0 people who live in 23702, use the modern solar energy equipment for their household heating. And 8 of the residents in the city have well insulated homes that they do not use any fuel for heating their household.


Property Value in 23702:

If you want of find out more about the average value of property in 23702, the following data will give you the basic facts. Firstly, consider the fact that the total number of owner occupied houses is a steady number, 2175. Thus 2175 people own a home in 23702. The high percentage of owner occupied houses means that a large number of people in 23702 area own the house they live in. Now let’s analyze the property value in the area.

202 houses in the area were recorded as worth less than $50,000. This is because of the difference in criteria in this part of 23702, VIRGINIA. 78 houses in the area are listed as worth between $100,000 and $149,000. This figure was reached by considering the entire locality and the school district in the area.

There are around 0 homes recorded as worth between $150,000 and $199,000. These properties were listed so because of the larger area they encompass. Interestingly, 0 houses were listed within the range of $200,000 and $299,000, because no resident had registered properties that fall within this range.

0 properties in the area were listed as worth between $300,000 and $499,000. Information based on public sources points out that 0 houses were recorded as worth between $500,000 and $999,999. Finally, there are 0 million dollar homes in 23702. As the name implies these are properties worth more than $1,000,000.


Mortgage Status in 23702:

Another criterion for in the statistical study of the population of an area is mortgage status. For the area, zip code 23702, we consider the number of people who have mortgages or loans with real property as collateral, who don’t have mortgages, who pay rent as cash, and who don’t have to pay any cash for their rent.

1514 residents in the area where 23702 lives have a mortgage. Of these, 9 people have a mortgage payment of under $300, 751 people have a mortgage payment between $300 and $499, and 396 people have a mortgage payment between $500 and $699. There are 794 people who have to pay mortgage in the range of $700 - $999. This forms the second largest group in the classification. There are 198 people paying mortgage in the range of $1,000 and $1,499.

12 people pay mortgage between $1,500 and $1,999, making it the largest group in the classification. And 0 people pay mortgage over $2000. In 23702, only 661 people do not have to pay any mortgage for their properties.


Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income in 23702:

Now that we have looked into mortgages, it is time to consider mortgage payment in relation to the income of the people living near 23702 residence, that is, we’l look into the mortgage payment in terms of the percentage of income of the mortgagee.

In 23702, there are 662 residents who pay less than 15% of their income as mortgage. This is the highest group in all the categories. There are 464 residents who give up between 15% and 19% of their income as mortgage payment, and 243 people who pay between 20% and 24% of their income as mortgage.

180 people pay between 25% and 29% of their income as mortgage. This is the lowest group in all the categories. There are 201 people whose mortgage payment takes up 30% to 34% of their income, and 341 people whose mortgage payment takes up over 35% of their income.


Rent Status in 23702:

There are 2114 people who live in renter occupied houses in the area, 23702. Of these 16 people pay rent of less than $200. 41 residents pay between $200 and $299 as rent in the area, making this the second highest category of people paying rent. There are 751 tenants who pay rent in amounts between $300 and $499.

1000 people pay between $500 and $749 as rent. This is the highest category of people who pay rent. 171 residents pay between $750 and $999 as rent, 198 people pay between $1,000 and $1,499 as rent, and 0 tenants pay over $1,500 as rent.

Of the entire 2114 people who live in rented houses in the area, only 97 people do not pay any cash as rent.


Rent Payment as Percentage of Income in 23702:

Given below is the statistical data of rent payment by the people living at 23702, VIRGINIA, as percentage values of their income. There are 195 tenants who pay less than 15% of their income as rent. This is the highest of all the related categories.

278 tenants pay between 15% and 19% of their income as rent, and 274 people pay between 20% and 24% of their income as rent. There are 243 residents who pay between 25% and 29% of their income as rent, making this the lowest of all related categories.

202 people pay between 30% and 34% of their income as rent, and 825 tenants pay over 35% of their income as rent.



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