Chincoteague Island, VA 23336 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23336: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chincoteague Island, VA 23336

Acceptable Alternative
Chincoteague, VA 23336

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 313
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,951
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 19
  • County: Accomack County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.93, Longitude -75.376
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chincoteague Island, VA 23336 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,876
Population in Households 2,860
Population in Familes 2,175
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 124
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 1,394
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 845
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,554 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,040 (22.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 354 ( 7.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,160 (69.4%)
Median Home Value $260,542
Average Home Value $276,635


Median Household Income $41,117
Average Household Income $60,461
Per Capita Income $29,393
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.36% -0.24%
Households -0.26% -0.17%
Families -0.41% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Chincoteague Island, VA 23336 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23336 to the other 873 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 448 49th
Population Density1 # 339 61st
Diversity Index2 # 715 18th
Median Household Income # 619 29th
Per Capita Income # 297 66th

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