Bobtown, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 211.
Males: 109  (52.0%)
Females: 102  (48.0%)
Median resident age:

35.2 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 23410.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,360
Bobtown:

$46,360
VA:

$71,535

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,470

Bobtown CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $159,253
Bobtown:

$159,253
VA:

$273,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $210,666; detached houses: $210,793
March 2019 cost of living index in Bobtown: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Bobtown, VA (2010)
    • 16980.1%White alone
    • 3114.7%Black alone
    • 52.4%Hispanic
    • 41.9%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.9%Two or more races

Races in Bobtown detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: American (74.2%), English (14.8%), Scottish (5.9%), Canadian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 27 feet

99 residents are foreign born (26.1% Latin America, 3.6% North America).

This place:

30.1%
Virginia:

100.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hampton, VA (52.8 miles , pop. 146,437).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (58.7 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (166.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Pungoteague, VA (1.3 miles ),
Harborton, VA (1.5 miles),
Keller, VA (1.6 miles),
Melfa, VA (1.7 miles ),
Savageville, VA (1.7 miles),
Painter, VA (2.1 miles ),
Onancock, VA (2.2 miles ),
Onley, VA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 37.65 N, Longitude: 75.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 757

Distribution of median household income in Bobtown, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bobtown, VA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Virginia:

3.0%

Tornado activity:

Bobtown-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the Bobtown place center .

On 8/6/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 43.4 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bobtown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 185.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 361.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 124.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 185.5 miles away from Bobtown center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 116.3 miles away from Bobtown center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Accomack County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bobtown:

  • SHORE HEALTHCARE AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; ONLEY, VA)
  • RIVERSIDE SHORE REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PARKSLEY, VA)
  • BMA - NASSAWADOX (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; NASSAWADOX, VA)
  • RIVERSIDE SHORE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; NASSAWADOX, VA)
  • SHORE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NASSAWADOX, VA)
  • HERITAGE HALL NASSAWADOX (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NASSAWADOX, VA)
  • HERITAGE HALL NURSING HOME /NA (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NASSAWADOX, VA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bobtown:

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 40 miles; Princess Anne, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,902)
  • Salisbury University (about 50 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 53 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Hampton University (about 53 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,494)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 54 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 7,056)
  • Christopher Newport University (about 56 miles; Newport News, VA; FT enrollment: 5,061)
  • College of William and Mary (about 57 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,617)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bobtown: Accomack County Bobtown Southern Landfill (A), Eastern Shore Yacht and Country Club (B), Boggs Wharf (C), Bobtown Nursery (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Tankard Pond (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
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.0%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.9%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Bobtown:

Marital status in Bobtown, VA
  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 73.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

For population 25 years and over in Bobtown:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 36.4%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Virginia average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bobtown, VA (based on Accomack County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,78152
Evangelical Protestant5,25434
Black Protestant8966
Catholic8172
Other2262
None19,190-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Accomack County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Accomack County:

9.64 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.2%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Accomack County:

23.7%
Virginia:

18.6%

4.93% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,999 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
Virginia average:

9.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Northampton County, VA  0.64% ($25,540 average AGI)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.24% ($35,469)
from Worcester County, MD  0.22% ($39,700)


5.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,501 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.23%
Virginia average:

9.76%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wicomico County, MD  0.46% ($30,857 average AGI)
to Worcester County, MD  0.43% ($36,466)
to Northampton County, VA  0.43% ($36,862)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bobtown:

  • 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)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bobtown:

  • WKHI (107.5 FM; FRUITLAND, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WESR-FM (103.3 FM; ONLEY-ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: EASTERN SHORE RADIO, INC.)
  • WEXM (106.1 FM; EXMORE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVES (99.3 FM; ACCOMAC, VA; Owner: CHINCOTEAGUE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WROX-FM (96.1 FM; CAPE CHARLES, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC.)
  • WBEY (96.9 FM; CRISFIELD, MD; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W220CQ (91.9 FM; ACCOMAC, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bobtown:

  • WPMC-CA (Channel 36; MAPPSVILLE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W52AB (Channel 52; CRADDOCKVILLE, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)
  • W58AK (Channel 58; CRADDOCKVILLE, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)
  • W63AM (Channel 63; CRADDOCKVILLE, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)
  • W68BH (Channel 68; CRADDOCKVILLE, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)
  • W25AA (Channel 25; ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: COUNTY OF ACCOMACK, VIRGINIA)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.7mTotal length
  • $1,290,000Total costs
  • 44,474Total average daily traffic
  • 219Total average daily truck traffic
  • 66,824Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bobtown, VA
  • 100.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bobtown, VA
  • 66.7%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Electricity


Bobtown compared to Virginia state average:

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