Chincoteague, Virginia

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Population in 2017: 2,888 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -33.1%
Males: 1,338  (46.4%)
Females: 1,550  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

54.1 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 23336.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,699 (it was $28,514 in 2000)
Chincoteague:

$43,699
VA:

$71,535

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,807 (it was $20,367 in 2000)

Chincoteague town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $220,699 (it was $95,900 in 2000)
Chincoteague:

$220,699
VA:

$273,400

Median gross rent in 2017: $903.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chincoteague: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.0%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 90.7% for Black residents, 30.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Chincoteague, VA (2017)
    • 2,65089.1%White alone
    • 983.3%Black alone
    • 662.2%Two or more races
    • 401.3%Hispanic
    • 311.0%Other race alone
    • 250.8%Asian alone
    • 180.6%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Chincoteague, Virginia as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chincoteague is 295 to 1.


Crime rates in Chincoteague by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(67.3)
1
(22.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.1)
1
(33.6)
1
(33.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.4)
3
(103.1)
2
(68.6)
2
(69.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(44.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.3)
2
(69.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(133.9)
4
(89.7)
3
(68.5)
3
(69.7)
3
(69.9)
5
(115.4)
3
(100.8)
3
(100.4)
2
(67.8)
2
(68.4)
4
(137.6)
7
(240.6)
1
(34.3)
7
(243.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(312.5)
31
(695.1)
27
(616.6)
22
(510.9)
18
(419.3)
10
(230.9)
15
(504.0)
5
(167.3)
9
(305.2)
2
(68.4)
5
(172.0)
14
(481.3)
7
(240.1)
8
(277.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
55
(1,228)
75
(1,682)
68
(1,553)
54
(1,254)
55
(1,281)
62
(1,432)
55
(1,848)
50
(1,673)
35
(1,187)
39
(1,333)
53
(1,823)
46
(1,581)
28
(960.2)
64
(2,221)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(111.6)
10
(224.2)
6
(137.0)
3
(69.7)
12
(279.5)
5
(115.4)
3
(100.8)
6
(200.7)
1
(33.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(137.6)
3
(103.1)
2
(68.6)
1
(34.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(22.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)120.1205.6155.1105.4116.9124.2164.3151.685.182.0151.0235.8132.7236.0

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City-data.com crime index in Chincoteague, VA

Crime rate in Chincoteague detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.47
Virginia average:

2.26
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Ancestries: American (51.2%), English (12.2%), Irish (7.9%), German (7.1%), Italian (2.5%), European (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 9.63 square miles.

Population density: 300 people per square mile   (very low).

Chincoteague, Virginia map

67 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.4% Asia).

This town:

2.3%
Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,525 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,013 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hampton, VA (82.7 miles , pop. 146,437).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (85.8 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (143.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Captains Cove, VA (2.3 miles ),
Greenbackville, VA (2.3 miles),
Horntown, VA (2.4 miles ),
Wattsville, VA (2.7 miles ),
Atlantic, VA (2.8 miles ),
Stockton, MD (3.0 miles),
New Church, VA (3.1 miles ),
Oak Hall, VA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 37.93 N, Longitude: 75.37 W

Area code: 757

Distribution of median household income in Chincoteague, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Chincoteague, VA in 2017
Chincoteague satellite photo by USGS

Chincoteague tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2004: 44 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2005: 54 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $237,300
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $232,100
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $192,400
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $203,700
  • 2014: 20 buildings, average cost: $204,300
  • 2015: 19 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $197,800
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $157,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Chincoteague, VA residents
Average permit cost in Chincoteague, VA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Virginia:

3.0%
Historical population in Chincoteague, VA
Historical housing units in Chincoteague, VA

Population change in the 1990s: +749 (+21.0%).
Most common industries in Chincoteague, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (18.6%)
  • Construction (13.6%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (25.0%)
  • Public administration (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (28.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.4%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Chincoteague, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (9.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (5.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.9%)
  • Cashiers (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)

Average climate in Chincoteague, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Chincoteague, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index
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Tornado activity:

Chincoteague-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 37.8 miles away from the Chincoteague town center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 10/2/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 26.4 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Chincoteague-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 88% 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 140.7 miles away from Chincoteague 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 169.5 miles away from Chincoteague 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 169.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 284.9 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 363.3 miles away from Chincoteague 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 148.2 miles away from Chincoteague 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).
Chincoteague topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Chincoteague:

  • HARTLEY HALL NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; POCOMOKE CITY, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chincoteague:

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 26 miles; Princess Anne, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,902)
  • Salisbury University (about 32 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 32 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 53 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Hampton University (about 83 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,494)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 84 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 7,056)
  • Christopher Newport University (about 87 miles; Newport News, VA; FT enrollment: 5,061)

Public high school in Chincoteague:

Public elementary/middle school in Chincoteague:

  • CHINCOTEAGUE ELEM (Students: 267, Location: 6078 HALLIE WHEALTON SMITH DR, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Chincoteague

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Lighthouse Christian Academy at the Chincoteague Church of God on Woodland Drive is closed.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Chincoteague: Chincoteague Police Department (A), Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company (B), Virginia Lifeline Ambulance Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Chincoteague: Christ Sanctified Holy Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Mechanics Cemetery (1), Redman Cemetery (2), Ridge Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Fowling Gut (A), Hairy Head Pond (B), Silver Lake (C), Wildcat Marsh (D), Wire Narrows Marsh (E), Black Narrows Marsh (F), Coards Marshes (G), Janeys Creek Marsh (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Virginia Creek (A), Sheepshead Creek (B), Morris Island Creek (C), Janeys Creek (D), Eel Creek (E), Deep Hole Creek (F), Black Duck Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Barnacle Bills Bait & Tackle (Arcades & Amusements; 3691 Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Dove Winds Efficiencies & Cottages (7023 Maddox Boulevard) (1), Chincoteague Accomodations/Snug Harbor Marina (7536 Eastside Rd) (2), Comfort Suites (4195 Main St) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations 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 Chincoteague and their reported violations in the past:

CHINCOTEAGUE, TOWN OF (Address: 6150 Community Drive , Population served: 3,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2012)
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

61.2%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.1%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
16 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010
18 people in military barracks, etc. in 2000

Banks with branches in Chincoteague (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Chincoteague Branch at 6402 Maddox Boulevard, branch established on 1979/11/02. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Shore Bank: Chincoteague Branch at 6350 Maddox Blvd, branch established on 1985/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $277.3 mil, Deposits: $221.0 mil, headquarters in Onley, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Vi Lp

For population 15 years and over in Chincoteague:

Marital status in Chincoteague, VA
  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in Chincoteague:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Virginia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Chincoteague
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chincoteague, 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
This county:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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
Accomack County:

9.64 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

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

10.7%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.2%
Virginia:

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

23.7%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Chincoteague:

58.0%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chincoteague:

56.8%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Chincoteague:

17.9%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.9%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.1
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.8%
State:

33.7%

General health condition:
Here:

62.9%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Chincoteague:

78.9%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chincoteague, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$39,121$46,9450$0
Other Government Administration 8$33,416$50,1240$0
Streets and Highways 6$15,106$30,2120$0
Water Supply 5$16,315$39,1560$0
Firefighters 5$23,198$55,6750$0
Other and Unallocable 4$13,450$40,3504$3,593
Police - Other 4$9,029$27,0875$2,984
Water Transport and Terminals 1$2,635$31,6200$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 1$886
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 43$152,270$42,49410$7,463

Chincoteague government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $900,000 ($311.63)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $973,000 ($336.91)
    Water Utilities: $927,000 ($320.98)
    Central Staff Services: $808,000 ($279.78)
    Financial Administration: $762,000 ($263.85)
    Regular Highways: $562,000 ($194.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $386,000 ($133.66)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $323,000 ($111.84)
    General - Other: $284,000 ($98.34)
    Health - Other: $146,000 ($50.55)
    Transit Utilities: $76,000 ($26.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($10.04)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($1.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($3.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $273,000 ($94.53)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($2.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,900,000 ($657.89)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $95,000 ($32.89)

Chincoteague government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $291,000 ($100.76)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $81,000 ($28.05)
    Regular Highways: $33,000 ($11.43)
    Other: $27,000 ($9.35)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $837,000 ($289.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $493,000 ($170.71)
    Transit Utilities: $247,000 ($85.53)
    General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($2.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $295,000 ($102.15)
    General Revenue - Other: $142,000 ($49.17)
    Donations From Private Sources: $54,000 ($18.70)
    Interest Earnings: $30,000 ($10.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000 ($10.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,060,000 ($367.04)
    Transit Utilities: $7,000 ($2.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $571,000 ($197.71)
    General Local Government Support: $336,000 ($116.34)
    Other: $127,000 ($43.98)
    Transit Utilities: $56,000 ($19.39)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $1,356,000 ($469.53)
    Property: $855,000 ($296.05)
    Motor Vehicle License: $132,000 ($45.71)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $110,000 ($38.09)
    Public Utilities Sales: $52,000 ($18.01)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $42,000 ($14.54)

Chincoteague government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,929,000 ($1014.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,598,000 ($899.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $371,000 ($128.46)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,000 ($13.50)

Chincoteague government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,787,000 ($965.03)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $334,000 ($115.65)

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)
Businesses in Chincoteague, VA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Hilton1
Comfort Suites1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Quality1

Strongest AM radio stations in Chincoteague:

  • WDMV (540 AM; 1 kW; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WESR (1330 AM; 5 kW; ONLEY-ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: EASTERN SHORE RADIO, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chincoteague:

  • WKHW (106.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WVES (99.3 FM; ACCOMAC, VA; Owner: CHINCOTEAGUE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOLC (102.5 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: MARANATHA, INC.)
  • WXMD (92.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBEY (96.9 FM; CRISFIELD, MD; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WESR-FM (103.3 FM; ONLEY-ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: EASTERN SHORE RADIO, INC.)
  • WKHI (107.5 FM; FRUITLAND, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Chincoteague:

  • WPMC-CA (Channel 36; MAPPSVILLE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
Chincoteague fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Chincoteague fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 738ft / 225mTotal length
  • $1,660,000Total costs
  • 37,326Total average daily traffic
  • 696Total average daily truck traffic
  • 57,260Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chincoteague)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1.3km N (Lat: 37.921222 Lon: -75.377972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31 m, Call Sign: WNYJ795,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz, 462.875 MHz, Grant Date: 06/01/1999, Expiration Date: 06/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2004, Certifier: John Ward, Registrant: Atlas License Company, 1725-A N Shadeland Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46219-4893, Fax: (317) 351-4870

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 4028 Main St (Lat: 37.934833 Lon: -75.377139), Structure height: 7 m, Call Sign: WPDY959,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.53000 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/1998, Expiration Date: 12/23/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/22/2004, Registrant: Chincoteague, Town Of, 6150 Community Dr, Chincoteague, VA 23336, Phone: (804) 336-6519
  • Chincoteague, 6097 Community Drive (010142) (Lat: 37.937417 Lon: -75.361333), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 58.2 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQED312,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.355 MHz, Grant Date: 10/14/2015, Expiration Date: 12/30/2025, Certifier: Scott Chandler, Registrant: Atlantic Communications, Inc., 4811 Market Drive, Newport News, VA 23607, Phone: (757) 380-8498, Fax: (757) 247-0428, Email:
  • Lat: 37.926222 Lon: -75.354306, Call Sign: WQXN651,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 452.762 MHz, 456.187 MHz, 457.762 MHz, 461.125 MHz, Grant Date: 04/25/2016, Expiration Date: 04/25/2026, Certifier: Kathleen Walsh, Registrant: Maddox Family Campground, 6742 Maddox Blvd., Chincoteague, VA 23336, Phone: (757) 336-3111, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chincoteague)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: SNYDER ROBERT L CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 381RS , Serial Number: CH2-1003-2381, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 09/29/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Theodore A Gelletly, 4694 Main St, Chincoteague, VA 23336

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Chincoteague, Virginia:

  • Refuge Motor Inn, 7058 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague, Virginia 23336 , Phone: (757) 336-5511, Fax: (757) 336-6134
  • Waterside Motor Inn, 3761 South Main St, Chincoteague, Virginia 23336 , Phone: (757) 336-3434, Fax: (757) 336-1878
  • The Watson House Bed & Breakfast, 4240 Main St, Chincoteague, Virginia 23336 , Phone: (757) 336-1564
  • Best Western Chincoteague Island, 7105 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague, Virginia 23336 , Phone: (757) 336-6557, Fax: (757) 336-6558
  • Sunrise Motor Inn Inc, 4491 Chicken City Rd, Chincoteague, Virginia 23336 , Phone: (757) 336-6671
  • Comfort Suites, 4195 Main St, Chincoteague, Virginia 23336 , Phone: (757) 336-3700, Fax: (757) 336-5452
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chincoteague, Virginia
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chincoteague, VA
  • 59.5%Electricity
  • 24.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Coal or coke
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chincoteague, VA
  • 74.8%Electricity
  • 20.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Chincoteague compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.