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ZIP Code 23701

Zip code area 23701 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, VA

  •   State: 
    Virginia
      Counties: 
    Portsmouth City
      Cities: 
    Portsmouth
      County FIPS: 
    51740
      Area total: 
    8.525 sq mi
      Area land: 
    7.721 sq mi
      Area water: 
    0.804 sq mi
      Elevation: 
    4 feet
  •   Latitude: 
    36,8107
      Longitude: 
    -76,3664
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News VA-NC
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      Coordinates: 
    36.81181, -76.37078
      GMAP: 

    Virginia 23701, USA

  •   Population: 
    25,814 individuals
      Population density: 
    48,308.83 people per square miles
      Households: 
    8,983
      Unemployment rate: 
    5.8%
      Household income: 
    $57,082 average annual income
      Housing units: 
    10,487 residential housing units
      Health insurance: 
    5.7% of residents who report not having health insurance
      Veterans: 
    1.2% of residents who are veterans

The ZIP 23701 is a South ZIP code and located in the preferred city/town Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia with a population estimated today at about 25.097 peoples. The preferred city may be different from the city where the zip code 23701 is located. Portsmouth is usually the name of the main post office. When sending a package or mail, always indicate your preferred or accepted cities. Using any city from the list of invalid cities may result in delays.

  • Living in the postal code area 23701 of Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia 49.5% of population who are male and 50.5% who are female.

    The median age for all people, for males & for females based on 2020 Census data. Median is the middle value, when all possible values are listed in order. Median is not the same as Average (or Mean).

  • Household income staggered according to certain income ranges.

    The median commute time of resident workers require for a one-way commute to work in minutes.

    The distribution of different age groups in the population of the zip code area of Portsmouth, Portsmouth City 23701.

    The percentage distribution of the population by race.

    Estimated residential value of individual residential buildings as a percentage.

    The age of the building does not always say something about the structural condition of the residential buildings.

Portsmouth City

  •   State: 
    Virginia
      County: 
    Portsmouth City
      Zips: 
    23705
    23709
    23708
    23702
    23703
    23707
    23701
    23704
      Coordinates: 
    36.85900059040255, -76.35670847592608
      Area total: 
    46.68 sq. mi., 120.91 sq. km, 29877.12 acres
      Area land: 
    33.30 sq. mi., 86.25 sq. km, 21312.64 acres
      Area water: 
    13.38 sq. mi., 34.66 sq. km, 8564.48 acres
  • Portsmouth City, Virginia, United States

  •   Household income: 
    $44,782
      Households: 
    38,344
      Unemployment rate: 
    8.50%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    5.00%
      Income taxes: 
    5.75%
  • Portsmouth City's population of Virginia of 103,907 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,94-fold to 97,915 residents after 30 years, according to the official 2020 census. U.S. Bureau of the Census beginning in 1900. Data for 1870-1890 are on a de facto or unspecified basis; data for 1900 and later years are resident totals.

    Approximately 51.03% female residents and 48.97% male residents live in as of 2020, 50.79% in Portsmouth City, Virginia are married and the remaining 49.21% are single population.

    As of 2020, 50.79% in Portsmouth City, Virginia are married and the remaining 49.21% are single population.

  • 25.4 minutes is the average time that residents in Portsmouth City require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    72.93% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 15.40% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 2.83% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.94% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Portsmouth City, Virginia 53.83% are owner-occupied homes, another 36.43% are rented apartments, and the remaining 9.74% are vacant.

  • The 36.95% of the population in Portsmouth City, Virginia who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

    Since the 1860s, the two main parties have been the Republican Party (here in 2022 = 29.970%) and the Democratic Party (here in 2022 = 69.270%) of those eligible to vote in Portsmouth City, Virginia.

Portsmouth

Portsmouth, Virginia

  •   State: 
    Virginia
      County: 
    Portsmouth City
      City: 
    Portsmouth
      County FIPS: 
    51740
      Coordinates: 
    36°50′04″N 76°20′30″W
      Area total: 
    46.68 sq mi (120.91 km²)
      Area land: 
    33.30 sq mi (86.25 km²)
      Area water: 
    13.38 sq mi (34.66 km²)
      Elevation: 
    20 ft (6 m)
      Established: 
    1752
  •   Latitude: 
    36,8391
      Longitude: 
    -76,3346
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    23701
    23702
    23703
    23704
    23705
    23707
    23708
    23709
      GMAP: 

    Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia, United States

  •   Population: 
    97,915
      Population density: 
    2,940.39 residents per square mile of area (1,135.29/km²)
      Household income: 
    $44,768
      Households: 
    38,344
      Unemployment rate: 
    8.50%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    5.00%
      Income taxes: 
    5.75%

Portsmouth is an independent city in southeast Virginia and across the Elizabeth River from Norfolk. As of the 2020 census, the population was 97,915. The Norfolk Naval Shipyard and Naval Medical Center Portsmouth are historic and active U.S. Navy facilities located in Portsmouth. Portsmouth was founded by Colonel William Crawford, a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses. It was established as a town in 1752 and was named for Portsmouth, England. In 1855, the Portsmouth and Norfolk area suffered an epidemic of yellow fever which killed 1 of every three citizens. Portsmouth continued as the county seat of Norfolk County until 1963 when the new city of Chesapeake was formed in a political consolidation with the city of South Norfolk. Portsmouth's other county neighbor, the former Nansemond County, also consolidated with a smaller city, forming the newCity of Suffolk in 1974. The APM "MAERSK" marine terminal for container ships opened in 2007 in the West Norfolk section of the city. In the early 21st century, Portsmouth was undergoing moderate urban renewal in the downtown. The city is one of the older cities of Hampton Roads, in the early 20th century. It is part of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area, which includes Norfolk, Richmond, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Suffolk. The name of the shipyard was derived from its location in Norfolk County. The shipyard today is located entirely within the city limits of Portsmouth, Virginia. It itself is located in Kittery, Maine, across the Piscataqua River from Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

History

Portsmouth was established as a town in 1752 by an act of the Virginia General Assembly and was named for Portsmouth, England. It became an independent city from Norfolk County in 1858. Portsmouth continued as the county seat of Norfolk County until 1963 when the new city of Chesapeake was formed in a political consolidation with the city of South Norfolk. Portsmouth was undergoing moderate urban renewal in the early 21st century. The APM "MAERSK" marine terminal for container ships opened in 2007 in the West Norfolk section of the city. The Norfolk Naval Shipyard today is located entirely within the city limits of Portsmouth, Virginia. The name of the shipyard was derived from its location in Norfolk County. The shipyard itself is actually located in Kittery, Maine, across the Piscataqua River from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The Portsmouth and Norfolk area suffered an epidemic of yellow fever which killed 1 of every three citizens in 1855. The city is home to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, which was founded in 1851 and is located in the heart of the historic downtown area. It is also the home of the National Museum of American History, which opened in 1854. The Virginia State Museum of Art opened in 1861 and is the state's oldest museum. The museum is located on the grounds of the former Virginia State House of Representatives, which dates back to the 17th century. It has a collection of more than 2,000 works of art, including the first American Civil War ship, the USS Merrimack.

Historic sites

The Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church was built by slaves and free men and is the second-oldest building in Portsmouth. The city contains a number of other historic buildings, as well, including the Pass House, which was built in 1841 by Judge James Murdaugh and occupied by Union troops from 1862 to 1865. The Naval Medical Center Portsmouth is a United States Navy medical center adjacent to the Olde Towne Historic District and Park View Historic District. It is the oldest continuously running hospital in the Navy medical system with the motto "First and Finest" The Seaboard Coastline Building is a historic train station and former headquarters of the Sealand Air Line railroad company. The Hill House is a four-story 1825 English basement home furnished entirely with original family belongings. The cemetery is noted for its funerary art and the civic, business, maritime, religious and military leaders who are buried there. It was established in 1832 and is located between Effingham Street and Fort Lane in Oldo Towne Portsmouth. It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places listings in Portsmouth, Virginia, the city's oldest city-owned cemetery. The Cemetery is located on London Boulevard and the entrance is through the south gate to the cemetery, located on England Boulevard. The house remains in its original condition, with limited renovation through the years. It's evident from the furnishings that the Hill family were avid collectors and lived graciously over a period of 150 years. The church is located at 1 High Street in the Older Towne historic District.

Geography

Portsmouth has a mild humid subtropical climate. The mean annual temperature is 65 °F (18 °C), with an average annual snowfall of 3 inches. Snow falls rarely, averaging 3 inches (76 mm) per season. The city is also bisected by the West Branch of the Elizabeth River which flows from neighboring Suffolk. It is south of the average path of storms originating in the higher latitudes, and north of the usual tracks of hurricanes and other major tropical storms. The highest recorded temperature was 105.0 °F in 1980. The lowest recorded temperature in Portsmouth was -3.0°F on January 21, 1985. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 47 square miles (120 km²), of which 34 sq miles (88 km²) is land and 13sq miles (34km²) (28.0%) is water. The wettest seasons are the spring and summer, although rainfall is fairly constant all year round. The average annual rainfall is 47 inches. No measurable snow fell in 1999, but it did fall in 1980 and 1985. The weather in Portsmouth is temperate and seasonal. Summers are hot and humid with warm evenings, with low temperatures in the mid-teens and low 20s in the summer. It has a mean annual rainfall of 47 inches, with the average annual temperature of 65 °f (18°C) The city's climate is mild and seasonal, with high temperatures in summer and low lows in the winter.

Demographics

As of the 2010 census, there were 95,535 people, 38,170 households, and 25,497 families residing in the city. There were 41,605 housing units at an average density of 1,254.7 per square mile (484.4/km²) The racial makeup of the city was 53.3% African American, 41.6% White, 0.4% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0,1% Pacific Islander, 2.0% from other races, and 2.6%. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.1%. The city's median income was $46,340, and the median income for a family was $53,769. About 13.5% of families and 16.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.1 percent of those under age 18 and 10.8% of those age 65 or over. The US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category.

Arts and culture

The Olde Towne Business and Historical District is located in the downtown area. Portsmouth City Park features the 2 ft (610 mm) narrow gauge Portsmouth City Railroad with an operating Chance Rides C.P. Huntington locomotive named Pokey Smokey II. The Railroad Museum of Virginia located at Harbor Center Way features vintage railroad artifacts, rolling stock, and an operating model train layout. The Hawthorn Hotel & Suites at The Governor Dinwiddie Hotel was renovated and reopened in 2005 after being closed for more than 10 years. It has been recognized by Historic Hotels of America, a program of the National Trust for Historical Preservation that identifies hotels that have maintained their historical integrity, architecture and ambiance. The historic hotel was named for Governor Robert Din widdie, who was the administrative head of the Colony of Virginia during the time Portsmouth was founded in 1752. It was largely through his efforts that Virginia survived the French and Indian War relatively well. The original Pokey smokey locomotive was built by Crown Metal Products and ran at the park for many years before being sold at auction. It now runs on the Mideast Railroad in Ederville in Carthage, North Carolina. It now has a new home at the Norfolk Southern Railway in Norfolk, Virginia. It is the only locomotive in the U.S. to be able to run on both narrow gauge and standard gauge lines. The Norfolk Southern Railroad also has a narrow gauge locomotive that runs in the city.

Sports

The Portsmouth Cavaliers were a basketball team based in Virginia. The team played in the American Professional Basketball League (APBL) The team folded after the 2011-12 season. The city of Portsmouth is home to the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament. The tournament is held each year in April to raise money for local charities. The event is open to the public, with tickets available for $20 per person.

Government

Portsmouth is governed under the Council-Manager form of government. The current mayor is Navy veteran and businessman Shannon Glover. The City Council is a legislative body served by six members, elected for four-year terms. The Portsmouth Police Department has about 255 sworn law enforcement officers and 380 total employees. In May 2019, Police Chief Tonya Chapman resigned from her position. She was replaced by Angela Greene who serves as interim chief. Ten Portsmouth policemen have died in the line of duty, the first in 1871. Four of these died from gunshot wounds. The first Portsmouth policeman to die from a gunshot wound was killed in 1872. The city is located in the Shenandoah Valley and is located on the Virginia-Maryland border. It is located at 801 Crawford Street, which is the regular meeting place of the City Council of The City of Portsmouth, Virginia. It has a population of about 3,000. It was founded in 1841. The town is home to the Virginia Institute of Technology, which has a campus in the center of the city. The University of Portsmouth has a chapter of the Virginia College of Art and Design, which opened in the early 1900s. The university is located near the city's downtown area and is the home of the College of Arts and Sciences. It also has a museum, the Portsmouth Museum of Art, which dates back to the early 20th century. The museum is on the second floor of City Hall, which was built in the late 1800s.

Crime

Crime in the city is much higher than elsewhere in Virginia or the U.S. generally. The crime rate is also higher than in most of the rest of the United States. The city has a high rate of violent crime, especially drug-related crimes. It also has a higher rate of murder than most other cities in the country. It is also the most violent city in the state, with more than 1,000 murders per year. It has the highest homicide rate in the United State. The highest rate is in Richmond, Virginia, where there are more than 2,000 homicides a year. The lowest rate is found in Norfolk, Virginia with just over 1.5 per cent of the city's residents living in crime-ridden areas. The rate is the lowest in Richmond and the state as a whole, with the lowest rate in Virginia and the highest rate in New York City, New Jersey and Washington, D.C. The most violent crime is in Norfolk and the city’s suburbs, with over 1,100 murders a year, the highest in Washington, DC, and the second highest in New Jersey, New York, New England, and South Carolina, with about 1,200. The largest crime rates are found in the cities of Richmond and Norfolk. The state has the lowest crime rates in the nation, with less than 1% of the population living in violent crime. The nation's highest crime rate, however, is in New Hampshire, at about 1.7 per cent, and it is the second-highest in Virginia.

Education

There are three public high schools in Portsmouth, Virginia, located at three corners of the city. The city is home to the Tri-Cities Higher Education Center of Old Dominion University (ODU) Tidewater Community College was established in 1984. Angelos Bible College was founded in 1984 and is located in Portsmouth. Portsmouth Public Schools operates public schools in primary and secondary schools, as well as the city's three high schools. Portsmouth is also home to a number of institutions of higher education in and in close proximity to the city, including ODU, Tidewater College, and Tidewater Bible College. Portsmouth has one of the highest crime rates in the state, according to the Virginia Department of Health and Human Services (VDHHS). The city has a high rate of obesity, the highest of any city in Virginia, and the second highest in the U.S. behind Virginia Beach. Portsmouth also has the highest rate of childhood obesity in the United States, after Virginia Beach and Richmond. The highest rate is Virginia Beach, where the city has the second-highest rate of child obesity. The lowest rate is Norfolk, Virginia where the average child obesity rate is the lowest. Portsmouth's high school graduation rate is 9.7%. The city's high rate for high school seniors is 10.3%. Portsmouth has the lowest rate of high school graduations. The average high school graduate has a bachelor's degree from a private college or university. The high school average for Portsmouth is 8.2%.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia = 50. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 40. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 20. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Portsmouth = 4.3 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 97,915 individuals with a median age of 34.4 age the population grows by 0.01% in Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 2,940.39 residents per square mile of area (1,135.29/km²). There are average 2.47 people per household in the 38,344 households with an average household income of $44,768 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 8.50% of the available work force and has dropped -1.52% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 28.46%. The number of physicians in Portsmouth per 100,000 population = 236.4.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Portsmouth = 46.3 inches and the annual snowfall = 8 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 101. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 217. 87 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 31.9 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 35, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia which are owned by the occupant = 53.83%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 45 years with median home cost = $116,820 and home appreciation of -8.47%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $12.48 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $5,109 per student. There are 15.3 students for each teacher in the school, 336 students for each Librarian and 377 students for each Counselor. 6.10% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 9.34% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 4.92% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Portsmouth's population in Portsmouth City, Virginia of 17,427 residents in 1900 has increased 5,62-fold to 97,915 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 51.09% female residents and 48.91% male residents live in Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia.

    As of 2020 in Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia are married and the remaining 49.25% are single population.

  • 25.3 minutes is the average time that residents in Portsmouth require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    73.42% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 15.47% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 2.84% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.94% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia, 53.83% are owner-occupied homes, another 36.59% are rented apartments, and the remaining 9.59% are vacant.

  • The 36.95% of the population in Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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