Parsonsburg, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 339.
Males: 143  (42.5%)
Females: 196  (57.5%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Maryland median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 21849.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,844
Parsonsburg:

$50,844
MD:

$78,945

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,265

Parsonsburg CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $173,700
Parsonsburg:

$173,700
MD:

$306,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $203,879; Detached houses: $200,376
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  • Races in Parsonsburg, MD (2010)

    Parsonsburg races chart
    • 28784.7%White alone
    • 3410.0%Black alone
    • 82.4%Hispanic
    • 61.8%Two or more races
    • 30.9%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone

Races in Parsonsburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Parsonsburg: 91.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (45.0%), Scotch-Irish (18.0%), German (17.0%), Irish (13.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 81 feet

Parsonsburg,MD real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Parsonsburg:

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Parsonsburg CDP:

  • Never married: 7.9%
  • Now married: 83.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

21 residents are foreign born (8.3% Europe).

This place:

8.3%
Maryland:

14.7%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Parsonsburg, Maryland as of November 17, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Parsonsburg to the number of sex offenders is 19 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (79.5 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (88.7 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (112.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Pittsville, MD (1.8 miles ), Willards, MD (2.6 miles ), Powellville, MD (2.6 miles) , Salisbury, MD (2.6 miles ), Delmar, MD (2.6 miles ), Delmar, DE (2.7 miles ), Fruitland, MD (3.0 miles ), Whaleyville, MD (3.0 miles) .

Latitude: 38.39 N, Longitude: 75.47 W

Parsonsburg household income distribution Parsonsburg home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (73%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (84%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (73%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (27%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (85%)
  • Community and social service occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Parsonsburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Parsonsburg-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the Parsonsburg place center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 56.1 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Parsonsburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 137.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 143.6 miles away from Parsonsburg center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 137.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 338.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 282.3 miles away from Parsonsburg center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 389.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wicomico County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Parsonsburg:

  • HEALTHSOUTH CHESAPEAKE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • COASTAL HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • FMC - NORTH SALISBURY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • SALISBURY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • PENINSULA HOME CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • DEERS HEAD CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • PENINSULA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parsonsburg:

  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 2 miles; Salisbury, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 8 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 17 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 22 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Delaware State University (about 56 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 57 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 69 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)

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

Churches in Parsonsburg include: Mount Calvary Holiness Church (A), Jerusalem United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Jerusalem Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 71.1. This is about average.

City:

71.1
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.44
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00401. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00401
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.0%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Parsonsburg CDP (based on Wicomico County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,16868
Mainline Protestant13,83464
Catholic4,6562
Other1,74910
Black Protestant9565
None61,370-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Wicomico County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Wicomico County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Wicomico County:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 61
Here:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Wicomico County:

29.9%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
State:

15.5%

5.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Maryland average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Worcester County, MD  0.96% ($32,754 average AGI)
from Sussex County, DE  0.66% ($26,704)
from Somerset County, MD  0.54% ($26,333)


6.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($113 average AGI)
Wicomico County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Worcester County, MD  0.85% ($58,037 average AGI)
to Sussex County, DE  0.83% ($40,062)
to Somerset County, MD  0.44% ($28,077)

Strongest AM radio stations in Parsonsburg:

  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WICO (1320 AM; 1 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Parsonsburg:

  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; BERLIN, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • W204AY (88.7 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WSBY-FM (98.9 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDIH (90.3 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/C FOUNDATION)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WRXS (106.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ATLANTIC RADIO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLBW (92.1 FM; FENWICK ISLAND, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOCM (98.1 FM; SELBYVILLE, DE; Owner: IRIE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWFG (99.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQJZ (97.1 FM; OCEAN PINES, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXMD (92.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOLC (102.5 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: MARANATHA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Parsonsburg:

  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WRAV-LP (Channel 8; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WBLP-LP (Channel 22; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: OCEAN 22 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • Parsonsburg, Maryland
  • Fatal accident count17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents22
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:11
  • Fatalities18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents40
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Maryland average
  • Fatal accident count268
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents389
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons66
  • Fatalities288
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents701
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents95
See more detailed statistics of Parsonsburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Parsonsburg)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rt 50 3 Mi W Rt 353 Rt 346 (Lat: 38.380667 Lon: -75.462972), Call Sign: KFB942, Licensee ID: L00035626
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.4800 MHz, 33.8000 MHz, 33.9800 MHzGrant Date: 05/03/2000, Expiration Date: 06/05/2005, Cancellation Date: 10/28/2003Registrant: County Of Wicomico, 401 Naylor Mill Rd Ste 300, Salisbury, MD 21801, Phone: (410) 548-4920

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WA54XC566, Shavox Road (South Side) - Wa54xc566 (Lat: 38.353250 Lon: -75.456639), Type: Pole, Structure height: 44.5 m, Overall height: 46.6 m, Call Sign: WQPV525
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/23/2012, Expiration Date: 08/23/2022, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Parsonsburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2223M , Serial Number: 21015, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Irving Warren William, 32817 Morris Leonard Rd, Parsonsburg, MD 21849
  • Aircraft: RAVEN S-60A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 57238 , Serial Number: S60A-164, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 01/30/1981
    Registrant (Individual): William R Jr Hummer, Route 2 Box 928, Parsonsburg, MD 21849
  • Aircraft: PERDUE GOERGE T BEDE-BD-5B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6269P , Serial Number: 71, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/1998
    Registrant (Individual): George T Perdue, 33850 Rohm Rd, Parsonsburg, MD 21849
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN AVIATION AA-1A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6440L , Serial Number: AA1A-0440, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 07/07/1972
    Registrant (Individual): George T Perdue, 33850 Rohm Rd, Parsonsburg, MD 21849

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

PINE TREE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 91, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - In NOV-30-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (4 times from APR-06-2006 to MAR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2009)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Parsonsburg that have no violations reported:

  • TOMMY TUCKER NURSERY 2 (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 44
  • Hazardous Condition: 12
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Parsonsburg

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Parsonsburg, MD

Parsonsburg compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
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