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The Parsonsburg Census Designated Place had a population of 350 as of July 1, 2018. 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 38.3876 and longitude -75.471 in Wicomico County. The formal boundaries for the Parsonsburg Census Designated Place 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Parsonsburg: Johnsons Fork, Parsonburgh.

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Parsonsburg, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 350
Population in Households 347
Population in Familes 286
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 268
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $44,844
Average Household Income $70,311
Per Capita Income $28,506


Total Housing Units 153 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 96 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $185,526
Average Home Value $200,773


Total Households 131
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 93
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.39% 0.57%
Households 0.28% 0.45%
Families -0.38% 0.21%
Median Household Income   5.7%
Per Capita Income   3.99%

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, 2018 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 # 397 24th
Population Density # 459 12th
Diversity Index # 313 40th
Median Household Income # 469 10th
Per Capita Income # 355 32nd

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