Parksley, VA 23421 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23421: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Parksley, VA 23421

Acceptable Alternative
Lee Mont, VA 23421

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 74
  • Single Family Addresses: 684
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 92
  • County: Accomack County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.788, Longitude -75.655
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Parksley, VA 23421 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,698
Population in Households 4,497
Population in Familes 3,522
Population in Group Qrtrs 201
Population Density1 148
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 1,822
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,166
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,208 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,117 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 705 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 386 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $129,635
Average Home Value $165,085


Median Household Income $37,317
Average Household Income $47,270
Per Capita Income $19,003
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.51% 0.98%
Households 1.69% 1.11%
Families 1.55% 1.03%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.

Parksley, VA 23421 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23421 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 # 367 58th
Population Density1 # 310 65th
Diversity Index2 # 35 96th
Median Household Income # 709 19th
Per Capita Income # 751 14th

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