Onancock, VA 23417 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23417: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Onancock, VA 23417

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Accomack County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.713, Longitude -75.753
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 157
  • PO Box Addresses: 234
  • Residential Addresses: 1,638
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 32
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,606

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

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Onancock, VA 23417 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,877
Population in Households 3,848
Population in Familes 2,959
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 94
Diversity Index2 46


Median Household Income $53,515
Average Household Income $69,170
Per Capita Income $31,764


Total Housing Units 2,309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,207 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 567 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 535 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $224,200
Average Home Value $265,099


Total Households 1,774
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 1,074
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.0% -0.39%
Households 0.08% -0.35%
Families -0.1% -0.49%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Onancock, VA 23417 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23417 to the other 876 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 400 54th
Population Density # 392 55th
Diversity Index # 354 60th
Median Household Income # 417 53rd
Per Capita Income # 292 67th

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