23421 Zip Code Detailed Profile




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 2013: 5,078
Zip code population in 2010: 4,255
Zip code population in 2000: 4,325

Houses and condos: 2,259
Renter-occupied apartments: 674
% of renters here:

34%
State:

34%
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in zip code 23421: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 32.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 5.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 157 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2013:
This zip code:

0.6% ($657)
Virginia:

0.8% ($1,877)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $596 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $770 (1.0%)

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Males: 2,344  (46.2%)
Females: 2,734  (53.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 23421:

For population 15 years and over in 23421:

Zip code 23421 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 23421

  • Zip code 23421 races chart
    • 2,037White population
    • 1,402Black population
    • 13American Indian population
    • 29Asian population
    • 12Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 7Some other race population
    • 43Two or more races population
    • 712Hispanic or Latino population

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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2013: $114,500
23421:

$114,500
Virginia:

$239,300



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 23421 zip code as of August 04, 2015.
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:

35.5 years
Virginia median age:

37.6 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Virginia:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 23421, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $33,858 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,858
State:

$71,192

Salary/wage: $30,031 (reported on 87.4% of returns)
Here:

$30,031
State:

$59,229
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 85.4% for AGIs below $25k, 85.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,975 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,975
Virginia:

$1,600
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,730 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,730
State:

$6,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$2,123 (reported on 7.1% of returns)
Here:

+$2,123
State:

+$16,672
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$4,270 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

+$4,270
State:

+$14,116
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $13,877 (reported on 7.1% of returns)
23421:

$13,877
Virginia:

$16,667
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,297 (29% of AGI, reported on 20.3% of returns)
Here:

$17,297
State:

$26,596

Here:

28.8% of AGI
State:

20.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.3% for AGIs below $25k, 9.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $3,090 (reported on 16.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,090
State:

$4,443
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $4,181 (reported on 19.8% of returns)
23421:

$4,181
State:

$9,951
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,568 (reported on 27.5% of returns)
Here:

$2,568
State:

$2,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k)

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 2013:
This zip code:

$42,426
Virginia:

$62,666
Gargatha, VA (23421) map Nearest zip codes: 23414, 23357, 23407, 23308, 23301, 23441.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

50.6%
Virginia:

51.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.1%
Virginia:

5.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 347
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,611


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 42 (32 now married, 10 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,067 (596 now married, 471 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 23421 with a mortgage: 653 (29 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 631

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $943
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: S301

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

21.3%
Whole state:

11.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2013:
This zip code:

7.5%
Whole state:

6.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.9
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.5
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  • 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

  • 382010 or later
  • 3322000 to 2009
  • 4841990 to 1999
  • 3251980 to 1989
  • 2631970 to 1979
  • 1341960 to 1969
  • 1801950 to 1959
  • 1131940 to 1949
  • 3901939 or earlier

Zip code 23421 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gargatha, VA (23421)

  • 25no bedroom
  • 291 bedroom
  • 3242 bedrooms
  • 7593 bedrooms
  • 1354 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gargatha, VA (23421)

  • 13no bedroom
  • 1661 bedroom
  • 2782 bedrooms
  • 1163 bedrooms
  • 1014 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Gargatha, VA (23421) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 66no vehicle
  • 3111 vehicle
  • 6802 vehicles
  • 1803 vehicles
  • 404 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Gargatha, VA (23421) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 183no vehicle
  • 2251 vehicle
  • 1752 vehicles
  • 683 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

Median gross rent in 2013: $656.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $312,386.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2013 for:


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $114,500
23421:

$114,500
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,100 - $194,900

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Housing units in structures:


Unemployment: 5.6%

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 78.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,875

Size of family households: 639 2-persons, 166 3-persons, 311 4-persons, 86 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 85 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 568 1-person, 71 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 11 6-persons

650 married couples with children.
380 single-parent households (62 men, 318 women).

80.5% of residents of 23421 zip code speak English at home.
17.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (21% very well, 34% well, 35% not well, 10% not at all).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% very well, 9% not well).

Foreign born population: 707 (13.9%)
(10.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

13.9%
Whole state:

11.5%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents

  • 48%Guatemala
  • 41%Mexico
  • 9%Haiti
  • 1%Greece
  • 1%El Salvador

Most common first ancestries reported in 23421 (%)

  • 42%American
  • 31%Other groups
  • 4%English
  • 3%Haitian
  • 3%Irish
  • 2%German
  • 2%African

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1632010 or later
  • 3812000 to 2009
  • 601990 to 1999
  • 114Before 1990

Zip code 23421 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:


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: 2.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 47%Electricity
  • 25%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5%Wood
  • 1%Utility gas

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

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


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.

94% of the 23421 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from abroad.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 14
Here:

2.3%
Virginia:

9.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 21
Here:

13.0%
Virginia:

7.5%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 37
Here:

31.9%
Virginia:

19.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

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

  • 101,923Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 85,156Business and financial operations occupations
  • 81,528Management occupations
  • 48,750Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 41,071Community and social service occupations
  • 37,500Transportation occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

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


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 (Noninstitutionalized)

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 138 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 67 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 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



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