Melfa, VA Population

Population: 450. Estimated population in July 2020: 448 (-0.4% change)
Males: 205 (45.6%), Females: 245 (54.4%)

Accomack County

Zip code: 23410

Median resident age: 38.0 years
Median household income: $37,361
Median house value: $69,700

Races in Melfa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.9%)
  • Black (15.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.2%)
  • Other race (1.3%)

Ancestries: English (27.6%), United States (13.3%), Irish (11.8%), German (9.8%), Scottish (3.6%), Italian (3.1%).

Elevation: 53 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Melfa

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Melfa town

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

3.3% Foreign born (3.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+5.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Melfa:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Melfa:

  • SALISBURY-OCEAN CITY WICOMICO REGIONAL (about 50 miles; SALISBURY, MD; Abbreviation: SBY)
  • LANGLEY AFB (about 59 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Abbreviation: LFI)
  • OCEANA NAS /APOLLO SOUCEK FIELD/ (about 61 miles; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Abbreviation: NTU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Melfa:

  • ACCOMACK COUNTY (about 2 miles; MELFA, VA; Abbreviation: MFV)
  • TANGIER ISLAND (about 21 miles; TANGIER, VA; Abbreviation: TGI)
  • CRISFIELD MUNI (about 26 miles; CRISFIELD, MD; Abbreviation: W41)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Melfa:

  • EASTERN SHORE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 397; Location: 29300 LANKFORD HWY; Public; Website: www.es.cc.va.us)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Melfa:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-EASTERN SHORE (about 39 miles; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,940)
  • SALISBURY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; SALISBURY, MD; Full-time enrollment: 5,645)
  • HAMPTON UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,249)
  • OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 13,330)
  • THOMAS NELSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 62 miles; Hampton, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,884)
  • ECPI COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 63 miles; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,083)
  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,432)
Public primary/middle school in Melfa:

  • PUNGOTEAGUE ELEMENTARY (Students: 496; Location: 28480 BOBTOWN RD; Grades: PK – 05)