Wallops Island, VA 23337 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23337: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wallops Island, VA 23337

Acceptable Alternative
Chincoteague, VA 23337
Chincoteague Island, VA 23337
Wallops Is, VA 23337

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 26
  • Single Family Addresses: 205
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Accomack County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.863, Longitude -75.463
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wallops Island, VA 23337 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 520
Population in Households 519
Population in Familes 424
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 216
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 147
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (23.4%)
Median Home Value $170,918
Average Home Value $195,245


Median Household Income $39,112
Average Household Income $55,633
Per Capita Income $23,153
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.36% 0.94%
Households 1.57% 1.09%
Families 1.49% 0.93%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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.

Wallops Island, VA 23337 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23337 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 # 741 15th
Population Density1 # 704 19th
Diversity Index2 # 298 66th
Median Household Income # 666 24th
Per Capita Income # 532 39th

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