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Parsonsburg, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Parsonsburg Census Designated Place had a population of 347 as of July 1, 2016. Parsonsburg ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Parsonsburg is located at latitude 38.3927 and longitude -75.4751 in Wicomico County. The formal boundaries for the Parsonsburg Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wicomico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 85 feet.

The Parsonsburg Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583669) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Parsonsburg Census Designated Place is located within District 5, Parsons, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wicomico County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Parsonsburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Parsonsburg: Johnsons Fork, Parsonburgh.

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Parsonsburg, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 347
Population in Households 344
Population in Familes 282
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 266
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 129
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 92
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $160,294
Average Home Value $168,158


Median Household Income $40,824
Average Household Income $64,515
Per Capita Income $26,013
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.34%
Households 0.12% 0.31%
Families -0.68% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.29%
Per Capita Income   0.95%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Parsonsburg, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parsonsburg to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 398 23rd
Population Density1 # 460 11th
Diversity Index2 # 317 39th
Median Household Income # 482 7th
Per Capita Income # 370 29th

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