Sanford, VA 23426 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23426: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sanford, VA 23426

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • Single Family Addresses: 76
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Accomack County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.922, Longitude -75.684
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sanford, VA 23426 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 137
Daytime Population: Workers 7
Daytime Population: Residents 69
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 76
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.55
Population in Households 137
Population in Familes 107
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 84
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $44,396
Average Household Income $55,486
Per Capita Income $25,111


Total Housing Units 80 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $115,385
Average Home Value $130,978


Total Households 62
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 39
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.41% 0.43%
Households 0.45% 0.64%
Families 0.36% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

Sanford, VA 23426 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23426 to the other 870 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 823 6th
Population Density # 420 52nd
Diversity Index # 434 50th
Median Household Income # 584 33rd
Per Capita Income # 482 45th

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