Melfa, VA 23410 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23410: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Melfa, VA 23410

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Accomack County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.64, Longitude -75.749
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 67
  • PO Box Addresses: 413
  • Residential Addresses: 503
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 503

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Melfa, VA 23410 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,811
Daytime Population: Workers 1,796
Daytime Population: Residents 1,519
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,315
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 2,804
Population in Familes 2,276
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 49
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $45,343
Average Household Income $60,856
Per Capita Income $25,566


Total Housing Units 1,611 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 839 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 340 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 432 (26.8%)
Median Home Value $176,679
Average Home Value $183,373


Total Households 1,179
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 790
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 -0.88% -0.26%
Households -0.81% -0.2%
Families -0.97% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Melfa, VA 23410 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23410 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 # 448 49th
Population Density # 576 34th
Diversity Index # 177 80th
Median Household Income # 560 36th
Per Capita Income # 464 47th

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