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ZIP Code 23421

Primary City:Parksley, VA (View All Cities)
County: Accomack County
Timezone: Eastern (7:17am)
Area code: 757 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.76, -75.63
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 23421

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 23421. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 23421. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 23421, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Parksley, VA
Acceptable:
Lee Mont

Stats and Demographics for the 23421 ZIP Code

ZIP code 23421 is located in east Virginia and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 23421 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 23421 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,255
Population Density 132 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,965
Median Home Value $114,500
Land Area 32.32 sq mi
Water Area 5.54 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,643
Median Household Income $42,426

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male14413713013513114412212114413514514411410065534140
Female149123125138114141119113159139148158124110907484102
Total293260255273245285241234303274293302238210155127125142

Gender

 Male 2,045 48%
 Female 2,210 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,348 55.2%
 Black Or African American 1,404 33.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.5%
 Asian 33 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.3%
 Other Race 378 8.9%
 Two Or More Races 59 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner157416721921419212350
Renter4314210210497503615
Total5821626932331124215965

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 702 43%
 Single Guardian 349 21%
 Singles 516 31%
 Singles With Roommate 76 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,127 69%
 Households with Kids 516 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2837203837282623234328211721263125252830
Female3829272725172626292725232129262028352925
Total6666476562455249527053443850525153605755

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 23421 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 23421 were primarily built in the 1990s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 23421 real estate data, the median home value of $114,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 23421 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 23421 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 23421 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,050 95%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 138 3%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 67 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 535 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 519 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 589 30%
 Households Vacant 322 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 61 19%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 27 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 68 21%
 For Migrant Workers 20 6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 138 43%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 13 2%
 1 Bedroom 166 25%
 2 Bedroom 278 41%
 3+ Bedroom 217 32%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $42,426 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 23421 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 23421 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,751 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 655 17%
 No Earnings 1,545 39%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,751 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 655 17%
 No Earnings 1,545 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,124 94.6%
 Public transportation 33 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 0.4%
 Worked at Home 80 3.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 502 29.9%
 High School Graduate 888 52.9%
 Associate's degree 91 5.4%
 Bachelor's degree 92 5.5%
 Master's degree 92 5.5%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 915 89.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 32 3.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 77 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 23421

ZIP Code 23421 is in the Accomack County Public Schools. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 23421.

Metompkin Elementary
24501 Parksley Rd
Parksley, VA 23421
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Accomack County Public Schools

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