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Population in 2012: 389 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.5%
 

Males: 185  (47.7%)
Females: 204  (52.3%)

Median resident age:  36.4 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 23308, 23421.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,813 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Bloxom:

$34,813
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,244

Bloxom town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $96,187 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Bloxom:

$96,187
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $110,772; Detached houses: $115,429; Mobile homes: $67,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $637.

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  • White alone - 285 (73.6%)
  • Black alone - 50 (12.9%)
  • Hispanic - 42 (10.9%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bloxom: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (45.5%), English (8.9%), Irish (5.9%), German (5.7%), Swedish (4.0%), French (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1951

Elevation: 28 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 1,235 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Bloxom:

  • High school or higher: 64.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bloxom town:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

66 residents are foreign born

This town:  12.9%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Bloxom, Virginia as of September 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bloxom to the number of sex offenders is 97 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $529 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $535 (0.5%)

Bloxom satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hampton, VA (68.2 miles , pop. 146,437).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (73.4 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (152.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Nelsonia, VA (1.4 miles ), Gargatha, VA (1.5 miles ), Mappsville, VA (1.8 miles ), Modest Town, VA (1.8 miles) , Parksley, VA (1.9 miles ), Hallwood, VA (1.9 miles ), Metompkin, VA (2.1 miles ), Lee Mont, VA (2.2 miles) .

Latitude: 37.83 N, Longitude: 75.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 757

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Crime rates in Bloxom (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 0.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.54
Virginia average:

2.27
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +38 (+10.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Bloxom-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 37.6 miles away from the Bloxom town center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 10/2/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the town center .

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Accomack County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Bloxom:

  • RIVERSIDE SHORE REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PARKSLEY, VA)
  • SHORE HEALTHCARE AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ONLEY, VA)

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Airports located in Bloxom:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bloxom:

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 27 miles; Princess Anne, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,829)
  • Salisbury University (about 36 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 7,211)
  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens (about 62 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 2,382)
  • Hampton University (about 69 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,789)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 69 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 3,554)
  • College of William and Mary (about 72 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,397)
  • Christopher Newport University (about 72 miles; Newport News, VA; FT enrollment: 4,722)

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Notable location: Bloxom Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Accomack County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bloxom that have no violations reported:

  • LITTLE ACRES CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.6%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 66.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.5%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.7%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bloxom, VA

Bloxom compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bloxom travel time to work - commute


Bloxom mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (45%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Wood (4%)

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Religion statistics for Bloxom town (based on Accomack County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.15%
Here35.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal Church
Adherents54.5%28.7%7.1%3.0%2.3%
Congregations54.7%19.8%2.3%2.3%4.7%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristAssemblies of God The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents2.2%0.7%0.5%0.3%0.7%
Congregations5.8%2.3%2.3%2.3%3.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Accomack County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Accomack County:

7.30 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
This county:

9.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Accomack County:

10.7%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Accomack County:

30.2%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

23.7%
State:

18.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$408
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,564$30,7681$636
Totals for Government 1$2,564$30,7682$1,044


5.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,561 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Virginia average:

11.06%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($894 average AGI)
Accomack County:

0.10%
Virginia average:

0.41%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Northampton County, VA  0.51% ($26,769 average AGI)
from Worcester County, MD  0.31% ($35,205)
from Virginia Beach city, VA  0.17% ($36,810)


5.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Virginia average:

10.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Northampton County, VA  0.59% ($25,493 average AGI)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.44% ($35,071)
to Worcester County, MD  0.39% ($38,680)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bloxom:

  • WESR (1330 AM; 5 kW; ONLEY-ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: EASTERN SHORE RADIO, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WDMV (540 AM; 1 kW; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bloxom:

  • WVES (99.3 FM; ACCOMAC, VA; Owner: CHINCOTEAGUE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WESR-FM (103.3 FM; ONLEY-ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: EASTERN SHORE RADIO, INC.)
  • WKHI (107.5 FM; FRUITLAND, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WBEY (96.9 FM; CRISFIELD, MD; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLC (102.5 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: MARANATHA, INC.)
  • WXMD (92.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKHW (106.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)

TV broadcast stations around Bloxom:

  • WPMC-CA (Channel 36; MAPPSVILLE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W41AC (Channel 41; ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)
  • W44AD (Channel 44; ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)
  • W60AL (Channel 60; ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KD4NFI, Licensee ID: L00298309
    Grant Date: 04/23/2012, Expiration Date: 04/21/2022, Certifier: Robert J Reynolds
    Registrant: Robert J Reynolds, 17373 Big Rd, Bloxom, VA 23308
  • Call Sign: KD4NVF, Licensee ID: L00638644
    Grant Date: 02/14/2013, Expiration Date: 03/14/2023, Certifier: Jonathan I Barrett
    Registrant: Jonathan I Barrett, 25316 Lewis Drive, Bloxom, VA 23308
  • Call Sign: KE4AKR
    Grant Date: 04/27/1993, Expiration Date: 04/27/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2005
    Registrant: Patricia L Brough, 26491 Mason Rd, Bloxom, VA 23308
  • Call Sign: KI4JSL, Licensee ID: L01005229
    Grant Date: 04/18/2005, Expiration Date: 04/18/2015, Certifier: Matthew Anderson
    Registrant: Matthew Anderson, 15095 Bethel Church Rd, Bloxom, VA 23308
  • Call Sign: KI4UGU, Licensee ID: L01256190
    Grant Date: 03/13/2007, Expiration Date: 03/13/2017, Certifier: Jacqueline C Henshaw-Anderson
    Registrant: Jacqueline C Henshaw-Anderson, 15095 Bethel Church Rd, Bloxom, VA 23308
  • Call Sign: KJ4COV, Licensee ID: L01378426
    Grant Date: 03/11/2008, Expiration Date: 03/11/2018, Certifier: Wayne H Lewis
    Registrant: Wayne H Lewis, 14600 Bethel Church Rd, Bloxom, VA 23308
  • Call Sign: KK4EYM, Licensee ID: L01669317
    Grant Date: 10/27/2011, Expiration Date: 10/27/2021, Certifier: Robin A Armstrong
    Registrant: Robin A Armstrong, 24087 Anns Cove Rd, Bloxom, VA 23308

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3241R , Serial Number: 28R-31023, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 12/31/1969
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Wayne Johnson, Box 90, Bloxom, VA 23308, Other Owners: Barry Hope Johnson


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 41
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Service Call: 1

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Most common first names in Bloxom, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2672.6 years
John2267.6 years
George1876.2 years
Mary1177.0 years
James1173.0 years
Robert975.8 years
Bertha783.1 years
Norman776.1 years
Roy775.7 years
Vernon778.0 years
Most common last names in Bloxom, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor7174.2 years
Annis3375.3 years
Bundick1673.9 years
Young1277.9 years
Parks1175.1 years
Mason1167.2 years
Davis1075.8 years
Ewell1074.7 years
Wessells977.3 years
Matthews975.3 years
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