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Cities: Gargatha, VA (7.88%), Pastoria, VA (4.31%), Metompkin, VA (3.06%), Lee Mont, VA (1.99%), Parksley, VA (1.64%), Whitesville, VA (0.90%), Bloxom, VA (0.00%)
County: Accomack County, VA

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 4,869
Zip code population in 2010: 4,255
Zip code population in 2000: 4,325




Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 23421

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Houses and condos: 2,103
Renter-occupied apartments: 552
% of renters here:

31%
State:

33%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 23421: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 32.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 5.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 151 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

0.5% ($631)
Virginia:

0.8% ($1,905)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $637 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $614 (0.6%)

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Males: 2,444  (50.2%)
Females: 2,425  (49.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 23421:

  • High school or higher: 72.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 23421:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

Zip code 23421 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Zip code 23421 races chart

Races in zip code 23421:

  • White population: 2,037
  • Black population: 1,402
  • American Indian population: 13
  • Asian population: 29
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 12
  • Some other race population: 7
  • Two or more races population: 43
  • Hispanic or Latino population: 712
 

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $128,400
23421:

$128,400
Virginia:

$243,100



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 23421 zip code as of December 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 23421 to the number of sex offenders is 1,405 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is smaller than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

36.4 years
Virginia median age:

37.6 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Virginia:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 23421, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $29,715 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$29,715
State:

$56,704

Salary/wage: $26,528 (reported on 85.3% of returns)
Here:

$26,528
State:

$48,441
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 101.7% for AGIs below $10k, 83.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 53.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,753 (reported on 27.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,753
Virginia:

$1,688
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $10k, 2.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,816 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

$1,816
State:

$4,028
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,839 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

+$5,839
State:

+$14,375
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$4,789 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

+$4,789
State:

+$13,342
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$1,923 (reported on 0.8% of returns)
Here +$1,923
State -$-5,267

IRA payment deduction: $3,098 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
23421:

$3,098
Virginia:

$2,943

Total itemized deductions: $16,438 (28% of AGI, reported on 19.5% of returns)
Here:

$16,438
State:

$21,492

Here:

28.3% of AGI
State:

21.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,338 (6% of AGI, reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,338
State:

$3,794

Here:

5.6% of AGI
State:

3.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,709 (reported on 62.9% of returns)
23421:

$3,709
State:

$9,537
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,978 (reported on 32.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,978
State:

$1,734

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 56.8%
Here:

57%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 52.0% for AGIs below $10k, 56.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 58.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.6% for AGIs over 100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$44,146
Virginia:

$61,882

Gargatha, VA (23421) map

Nearest zip codes: 23414, 23357, 23407, 23308, 23301, 23441.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

52.8%
Virginia:

52.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.6%
Virginia:

5.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 213
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,551


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 33 (23 now married, 10 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,054 (581 now married, 473 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 23421 with a mortgage: 554 (24 second mortgage, 81 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 658

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $975
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $314

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

16.2%
Whole state:

11.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.2%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.5


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Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages:

Notable locations in zip code 23421: Dixs Landing (A), Parksley Volunteer Fire Company (B), Parksley Police Department (C), Shore Lifecare at Parksley Nursing Home (D), Bloxom Vineyards (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in zip code 23421 include: Adams Church (A), Calvary Church (B), Zion Church (C), Living Word Ministries (D), Woodbury Church (E), Metompkin Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Bundick Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Whites Creek (A), Trout Creek (B), Shipping Creek (C), Poplar Creek (D), North Fork Parker Creek (E), Mutton Hunk Branch (F), Mill Branch (G), Lee Mont Branch (H), Cutoff Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in zip code 23421: Accomack Wayside (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 111
  • 2000 to 2004: 172
  • 1990 to 1999: 402
  • 1980 to 1989: 319
  • 1970 to 1979: 377
  • 1960 to 1969: 130
  • 1950 to 1959: 130
  • 1940 to 1949: 117
  • 1939 or earlier: 345


Zip code 23421 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 23421
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 36
  • 2 bedrooms: 230
  • 3 bedrooms: 837
  • 4 bedrooms: 105
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4
  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 182
  • 2 bedrooms: 206
  • 3 bedrooms: 126
  • 4 bedrooms: 29
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 23421 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 39
  • 1 vehicle: 258
  • 2 vehicles: 667
  • 3 vehicles: 212
  • 4 vehicles: 36
  • 5+ vehicles: 0
  • no vehicle: 199
  • 1 vehicle: 161
  • 2 vehicles: 161
  • 3 vehicles: 15
  • 4 vehicles: 16
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Zip code 23421 household income distribution in 2011

Estimated household income distribution in 2011 in zip code 23421:

  • Less than $10,000: 218
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 111
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 61
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 81
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 120
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 141
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 63
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 114
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 142
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 186
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 141
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 179
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 117
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 21
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 58
  • $200,000 or more: 11

 


Zip code 23421 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 23421:

  • Less than $10,000: 44
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 105
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 12
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 22
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 18
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 25
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 11
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 4
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 115
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 49
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 33
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 15
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 137
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 119
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 88
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 64
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 154
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 27
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 90
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 8
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 53
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 19

 



23421 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 23421:

  • $100 to $149: 7
  • $250 to $299: 39
  • $300 to $349: 62
  • $350 to $399: 21
  • $400 to $449: 86
  • $450 to $499: 121
  • $500 to $549: 83
  • $550 to $599: 3
  • $600 to $649: 21
  • $650 to $699: 12
  • $750 to $799: 21
  • $900 to $999: 8
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 66
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 2
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $687.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $166,316
  • Black or African American householders: $85,528
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $161,577
  • Some other race householders: $21,541
  • Two or more races householders: $153,821
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $113,104

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $128,400
23421:

$128,400
Virginia:

$243,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,400 - $215,600

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,299
  • One, attached: 3
  • Two: 24
  • 3 or 4: 29
  • 10 to 19: 37
  • 20 to 49: 66
  • 50 or more: 21
  • Mobile homes: 624

Unemployment: 8.9%
23421 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,652 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 320 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 32 (2%)
  • Subway or elevated: 9 (0%)
  • Walked: 8 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 64 (3%)
 

23421 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 64
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 125
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 612
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 346
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 420
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 130
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 163
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 22
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 22
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 62
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 32
  • 90 or more minutes: 23
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 87.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,661
  • In family households: 3,952 (607 male householders, 607 female householders)
    847 spouses, 1,403 children (1,320 natural, 36 adopted, 49 stepchildren), 54 grandchildren, 77 brothers or sisters, 162 parents, 108 other relatives, 87 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 709 (283 male householders (242 living alone)), 267 female householders (246 living alone)), 159 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 208 (178 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 606 2-persons, 238 3-persons, 273 4-persons, 42 5-persons, 27 6-persons, 28 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 488 1-person, 48 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 7 6-persons

755 married couples with children.
422 single-parent households (71 men, 351 women).

86.7% of residents of 23421 zip code speak English at home.
10.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (31% very well, 1% well, 51% not well, 17% not at all).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 500 (10.3%)
(3.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

10.3%
Whole state:

11.1%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Guatemala (40%)
  • Mexico (35%)
  • El Salvador (14%)
  • Haiti (9%)
  • Greece (2%)
  • Turkey (1%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 246
  • 1990 to 1999: 163
  • 1980 to 1989: 83
  • Before 1980: 14

Most common first ancestries reported in 23421 (%):



  • Other groups (29%)
  • American (24%)
  • English (8%)
  • African (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • German (3%)
  • Haitian (3%)


Zip code 23421 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BYRD FOODS (20305 GREENBUSH ROAD in PARKSLEY, VA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Virginia pollutants databases) - CEDS-40145, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: CROP PREPARATION SERVICES FOR MARKET, EXCEPT COTTON GINNING
    Business NAICS classification: POSTHARVEST CROP ACTIVITIES (EXCEPT COTTON GINNING).
  • A & N ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE (P.O. BOX 1128 - 19056 GREENBUSH ROAD in PARKSLEY, VA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES


Zip code 23421 marital status for males
Zip code 23421 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (44%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Wood (3%)

Population in 1990: 3,466. Population change in the 1990s: +859 (+24.8%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,912
  • Northeast: 403
  • Midwest: 133
  • South: 834
  • West: 81

53% of the 23421 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Virginia.

90% of the 23421 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 87% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 8
Here:

1.2%
Virginia:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 36
Here:

14.2%
Virginia:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

13.1%
Virginia:

21.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: 165,682
  • Business and financial operations occupations: 82,917
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors: 81,113
  • Computer and mathematical occupations: 64,306
  • Management occupations: 62,750
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations: 52,083

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • WHARTON WORLD WIDE SERVICE INC (RR 13 in PARKSLEY, VA; small business)
    35 employees, $350000 revenue. Small Disadvantaged Business: $1,332,000 in 19 contracts from 1999 to 2002
    Contracts for Custodial Janitorial Services by NASA
    Signed by year: 2000: $716,000; 2001: $189,000; 2002: $161,000; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $192,000 with NASA for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 1999-12-15. Completion date: 2000-06-15.
    $169,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-12-15. Completion date: 2001-02-15.
    $161,000, same as above. Signed on 2002-01-15. Completion date: 2001-08-15.
    $143,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-07-15. Completion date: 2000-11-15.
  • RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES (21545 LANKFORD HGHWY in PARKSLEY, VA; small business) : $148,840 in 4 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    $97,650 with Army for Land Treatment Practices Services (plowing/clearing, etc.). Signed on 2005-08-31. Completion date: 2006-10-15.
    $48,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-11-26. Completion date: 2004-06-07.
    $3,190, same as above. Signed on 2006-03-17. Completion date: 2006-10-15.
    $0, same as above. Signed on 2006-03-17. Completion date: 2006-10-15.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Utilities: Electric Power Distribution (20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (10-19: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (10-19: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 1, 1-4: 4)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (5-9: 1, 1-4: 4)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)




199 people in nursing homes
16 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0


Most common first names in zip code 23421 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 zip code 23421 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

Businesses in zip code 23421

  • U-Haul: 1



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