Parksley is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 841 people and just one neighborhood, Parksley is the 285th largest community in Virginia.
Occupations and Workforce
Parksley is a blue-collar town, with 41.06% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Parksley is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Parksley who work in office and administrative support (17.66%), food service (7.87%) and sales jobs (7.23%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Parksley is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
In Parksley, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Parksley is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.