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Population in 2012: 847 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.2%
 

Males: 422  (49.9%)
Females: 425  (50.1%)

Median resident age:  40.1 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 23421.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,403 (it was $35,313 in 2000)
Parksley:

$44,403
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,085

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $156,184 (it was $76,300 in 2000)
Parksley:

$156,184
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $196,558; Detached houses: $199,374; Mobile homes: $24,795

Median gross rent in 2012: $686.

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  • White alone - 554 (65.8%)
  • Hispanic - 135 (16.0%)
  • Black alone - 120 (14.3%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Parksley: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (43.4%), English (11.3%), German (6.2%), Irish (4.3%), Dutch (2.5%), West Indian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 43 feet

Land area: 0.61 square miles.

Population density: 1,385 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Parksley:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Parksley town:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

149 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America).

This town:  13.7%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Parksley, Virginia as of November 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Parksley to the number of sex offenders is 282 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $759 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $791 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hampton, VA (64.8 miles , pop. 146,437).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (69.9 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (155.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lee Mont, VA (1.2 miles) , Chase Crossing, VA (1.3 miles ), Pastoria, VA (1.7 miles ), Metompkin, VA (1.7 miles ), Gargatha, VA (1.8 miles ), Greenbush, VA (1.8 miles ), Bloxom, VA (1.9 miles ), Nelsonia, VA (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 37.79 N, Longitude: 75.65 W

Area code: 757

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Crime rates in Parksley by Year
Type 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0117.1
Robberies 02111
per 100,000 0.0254.8126.9117.4117.1
Assaults 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 61611
per 100,000 752.8127.4761.4117.4117.1
Thefts 35187911
per 100,000 4391.52293.0888.31056.31288.1
Auto thefts 30001
per 100,000 376.40.00.00.0117.1
Arson 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 272.0) 265.5181.9130.488.0203.3

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Crime rate in Parksley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.51
Virginia average:

2.27

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +59 (+7.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Secondary school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Parksley-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Parksley town center .

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 40.1 miles away from the town center caused $150,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Accomack County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Parksley:

  • HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE OF THE EASTERN SHORE (Hospital, 18469 DUNNE AVENUE)
  • RIVERSIDE SHORE REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 26181 PARKSLEY ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Parksley:

  • SHORE HEALTHCARE AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; ONLEY, VA)

Political contributions by individuals in Parksley, VA

Airports located in Parksley:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parksley:

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 30 miles; Princess Anne, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,829)
  • Salisbury University (about 39 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 7,211)
  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens (about 65 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 2,382)
  • Hampton University (about 65 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,789)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 66 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 3,554)
  • College of William and Mary (about 68 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,397)
  • Christopher Newport University (about 69 miles; Newport News, VA; FT enrollment: 4,722)

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Notable location: Parksley Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Eastern Shore Railway Museum (18468 Dunne Avenue).

 
Accomack County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Parksley and their reported violations in the past:

OCCOHANNOCK ON THE BAY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.1%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.7% for Black residents, 46.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 60.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.0%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.3%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Parksley, VA

7 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Parksley compared to Virginia state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Parksley (2011 data):

  • Shore Bank: Parksley Office Branch at 18426 Dunne Avenue, branch established on 1999/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $277.3 mil, Deposits: $221.0 mil, headquarters in Onley, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Vi Lp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Parksley travel time to work - commute


Parksley mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Parksley town (based on Accomack County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.15%
Here35.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal Church
Adherents54.5%28.7%7.1%3.0%2.3%
Congregations54.7%19.8%2.3%2.3%4.7%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristAssemblies of God The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents2.2%0.7%0.5%0.3%0.7%
Congregations5.8%2.3%2.3%2.3%3.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Accomack County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Accomack County:

7.30 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
This county:

9.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Accomack County:

10.7%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Accomack County:

30.2%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

23.7%
State:

18.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,161$25,9321$61
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$117
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,599$39,5940$0
Water Supply 1$1,807$21,6840$0
Other and Unallocable 3$8,318$33,2720$0
Totals for Government 7$18,885$32,3748$178


5.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,561 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Virginia average:

11.06%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($894 average AGI)
Accomack County:

0.10%
Virginia average:

0.41%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Northampton County, VA  0.51% ($26,769 average AGI)
from Worcester County, MD  0.31% ($35,205)
from Virginia Beach city, VA  0.17% ($36,810)


5.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Virginia average:

10.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Northampton County, VA  0.59% ($25,493 average AGI)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.44% ($35,071)
to Worcester County, MD  0.39% ($38,680)

Strongest AM radio stations in Parksley:

  • WESR (1330 AM; 5 kW; ONLEY-ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: EASTERN SHORE RADIO, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDMV (540 AM; 1 kW; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Parksley:

  • WVES (99.3 FM; ACCOMAC, VA; Owner: CHINCOTEAGUE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WESR-FM (103.3 FM; ONLEY-ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: EASTERN SHORE RADIO, INC.)
  • WKHI (107.5 FM; FRUITLAND, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WBEY (96.9 FM; CRISFIELD, MD; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLC (102.5 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: MARANATHA, INC.)
  • WXMD (92.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKHW (106.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)
  • WEXM (106.1 FM; EXMORE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W220CQ (91.9 FM; ACCOMAC, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Parksley:

  • WPMC-CA (Channel 36; MAPPSVILLE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W41AC (Channel 41; ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)
  • W44AD (Channel 44; ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)
  • W60AL (Channel 60; ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)
  • W25AA (Channel 25; ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Parksley)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1/2 Mi S Int Of Sr 669 & 670 (Lat: 37.782639 Lon: -75.697694), Call Sign: KXY993, Licensee ID: L01056067
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.7600 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/04/2005, Expiration Date: 08/28/2015
    Registrant: Young Construction Co, 18533 Johnson\'s Landing Rd, Parksley, VA 23421, Phone: (804) 665-4567

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Us-13; 2.71 Miles Ene Of (Lat: 37.784833 Lon: -75.604083), Call Sign: KNKK430, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Parksley)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 1638H , Serial Number: 28-7716032, Airworthiness Date: 01/19/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James J Jr Kaczmarek, Po Box 44, Parksley, VA 23421, Other Owners: Connie V Kaczmarek
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6967J , Serial Number: 28R-7635368, Year manufactured: 1976
    Registrant (Individual): Richard E Lewis, Po Box 6, Parksley, VA 23421
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7048D , Serial Number: 22-4945, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 02/20/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Bobby J Flowers, 22224 Fox Grove Road, Parksley, VA 23421
  • Aircraft: CGS AVIATION INC HAWK II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84CS , Serial Number: 2H-001-R, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Franklin D Young, 22293 Fox Grove Road, Parksley, VA 23421
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9339W , Serial Number: 28-11025, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 05/01/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Carroll V Young, 18533 Johnson Landing Rd, Parksley, VA 23421
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9501X , Serial Number: 21057801, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 05/11/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Bobby J Flowers, 22224 Fox Grove Rd, Parksley, VA 23421


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 65
  • Hazardous Condition: 17
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Parksley


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Most common first names in Parksley, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5975.1 years
William5873.3 years
Mary5480.0 years
George4274.8 years
James3873.6 years
Margaret3381.3 years
Annie2585.8 years
Edward2376.3 years
Dorothy2072.9 years
Charles2079.3 years
Most common last names in Parksley, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor4279.3 years
Parks4077.9 years
Justis3878.1 years
Davis3875.2 years
White3568.2 years
Smith3178.9 years
Savage3074.0 years
Mears2977.9 years
Lewis2778.4 years
Wessells2774.3 years

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