Parksley, VA Population

Population: 837. Estimated population in July 2020: 833 (-0.5% change)
Males: 388 (46.4%), Females: 449 (53.6%)

Accomack County

Zip code: 23421

Median resident age: 40.6 years
Median household income: $35,313
Median house value: $76,200

Races in Parksley:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.2%)
  • Black (10.8%)
  • Hispanic (7.6%)
  • Other race (4.3%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (15.7%), United States (12.5%), Irish (11.7%), German (11.0%), French (3.1%), Polish (2.3%).

Elevation: 43 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Parksley

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Parksley town

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

5.1% Foreign born (4.5% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +59 (+7.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Parksley:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Parksley:

  • SALISBURY-OCEAN CITY WICOMICO REGIONAL (about 40 miles; SALISBURY, MD; Abbreviation: SBY)
  • LANGLEY AFB (about 69 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Abbreviation: LFI)
  • OCEANA NAS /APOLLO SOUCEK FIELD/ (about 72 miles; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Abbreviation: NTU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Parksley:

  • ACCOMACK COUNTY (about 13 miles; MELFA, VA; Abbreviation: MFV)
  • CRISFIELD MUNI (about 20 miles; CRISFIELD, MD; Abbreviation: W41)
  • TANGIER ISLAND (about 23 miles; TANGIER, VA; Abbreviation: TGI)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parksley:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-EASTERN SHORE (about 30 miles; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,940)
  • SALISBURY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; SALISBURY, MD; Full-time enrollment: 5,645)
  • DELAWARE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE-OWENS (about 64 miles; GEORGETOWN, DE; Full-time enrollment: 2,053)
  • HAMPTON UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,249)
  • OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 13,330)
  • THOMAS NELSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 73 miles; Hampton, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,884)
  • ECPI COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 74 miles; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,083)
Public primary/middle schools in Parksley:

  • METOMPKIN ELEM (Students: 528; Location: 24501 PARKSLEY RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • PARKSLEY MIDDLE (Students: 454; Location: 18392 JONES AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)