Zip Code 23421 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameParksley
Zip Code StateVirginia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Accomack
Area Code757
Current Population:4255
Racial Majority:White 59.54%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 37.8%
Unemployment Rate:6.6%
Median Household Income$37198
Average Adjusted Gross Income$40540
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time19.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 43 ft.
Area36 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.77812300, -75.63039800

Zip Code 23421 Description

Zip Code 23421 is located in the state of Virginia in the Norfolk - Newport News - Virginia Beach metro area. Zip code 23421 is primarily located in Accomack County. The official US Postal Service name for 23421 is PARKSLEY, Virginia. Portions of zip code 23421 are contained within or border the city limits of Parksley, VA, Bloxom, VA, . The area code for zip code 23421 is 757. 23421 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Virginia.

The current unemployment level in 23421 is 6.6% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 23421 decreased to 4255 from 4325 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 23421 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 23421 public schools is Hispanic. 89% of students in 23421 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 2886 59.54% 2037 +42%
 Black Or African American 927 19.13% 1402 -34%
 Hispanic 994 20.51% 712 +40%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.14% 13 -46%
 Asian 0 0% 29 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 12 -100%
 Other Race 7 0% 7 -100%
 Two Or More Races 43 0.68% 43 -23%

Zip Code 23421 Race/Ethnicity

 White 24.3%
 Black Or African American 35.6%
 Hispanic 37.8%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.6%
 Two or More Races 0.9%

Zip Code 23421 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population42554325
Male Population48.10%
Female Population51.90%
Total Households1643
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
89%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$37198
Income Under $50K Per Year64.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.30%
23421 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Virginia District 2Elaine LuriaDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$252231
Average Real Estate Sale Price$163157
Current Unemployment Level 6.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.9%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63f - Delmarva Uplands
Average First Frost DatesNovember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 23421 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)29303745546369676150413348
Avg Max Temp (°F)46495666748287858070605167
Avg Precip (In.)3.813.234.473.033.53.14.264.183.523.233.053.2342.6
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours