Chincoteague, Virginia

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Population in 2013: 2,929 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -32.2%
Males: 1,453  (49.6%)
Females: 1,476  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  52.0 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 23336.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,868 (it was $28,514 in 2000)
Chincoteague:

$34,868
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,958 (it was $20,367 in 2000)

Chincoteague town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $222,658 (it was $95,900 in 2000)
Chincoteague:

$222,658
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $261,138; Detached houses: $291,816; Townhouses or other attached units: $278,847; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $592,485; Mobile homes: $91,411; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $51,132

Median gross rent in 2012: $792.

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Chincoteague races chart
  • White alone - 2,764 (94.0%)
  • Two or more races - 80 (2.7%)
  • Hispanic - 49 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 21 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 17 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.07%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chincoteague: 89.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (25.7%), German (14.3%), English (13.2%), Irish (7.4%), Italian (6.1%), Polish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 9.63 square miles.

Population density: 304 people per square mile   (very low).

Chincoteague,VA real estate house value index trend

Chincoteague, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Chincoteague:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chincoteague town:

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 64.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

129 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.3% Asia).

This town:  4.2%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Chincoteague, Virginia as of April 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Chincoteague to the number of sex offenders is 737 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,270 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $761 (0.4%)

Chincoteague satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.93 N, Longitude: 75.37 W

Area code: 757

Chincoteague household income distribution Chincoteague home values distribution

Crime rates in Chincoteague by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 100000000000
per 100,000 22.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000003100111
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.067.322.80.00.023.133.633.5
Robberies 003020100001
per 100,000 0.00.067.80.044.60.022.80.00.00.00.033.5
Assaults 440264333533
per 100,000 91.289.90.045.4133.989.768.569.769.9115.4100.8100.4
Burglaries 2848137143127221810155
per 100,000 638.71079.1293.8159.1312.5695.1616.6510.9419.3230.9504.0167.3
Thefts 10110364675575685455625550
per 100,000 2303.82315.61446.31522.41227.71681.61552.91254.11281.21431.51848.11672.8
Auto thefts 52765106312536
per 100,000 114.145.0158.2136.3111.6224.2137.069.7279.5115.4100.8200.7
Arson 001010000100
per 100,000 0.00.022.60.022.30.00.00.00.023.10.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 127.1114.967.555.772.7124.593.963.970.875.299.591.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Chincoteague detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.35
Virginia average:

2.27

Chincoteague tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +749 (+21.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (6%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (10%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)

Work and jobs in Chincoteague: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Chincoteague, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 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 the city 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 (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, 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:

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.

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
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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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.5%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 71.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.9% for two or more races residents)
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

Chincoteague, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Chincoteague compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Chincoteague, Virginia:

  • Anchor Inn Motel, 3775 Main St, Chincoteague, VA 23336 , Phone: (757) 336-6313
  • Assateague Inn, Coaches Ln, Chincoteague, VA 23336 , Phone: (757) 336-3738
  • Refuge Motor Inn, 7058 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague, VA 23336 , Phone: (757) 336-5511, Fax: (757) 336-6134
  • The Island Belle Motor Lodge, PO Box 585, Chincoteague, VA 23336 , Phone: (757) 336-5293
  • Waterside Motor Inn, 3761 South Main St, Chincoteague, VA 23336 , Phone: (757) 336-3434, Fax: (757) 336-1878
  • The Watson House Bed & Breakfast, 4240 Main St, Chincoteague, VA 23336 , Phone: (757) 336-1564
  • Birchwood Motel, Inc, 3650 Main St, Chincoteague, VA 23336 , Phone: (757) 336-6133, Fax: (757) 336-6535
  • Best Western Chincoteague Island, 7105 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague, VA 23336 , Phone: (757) 336-6557, Fax: (757) 336-6558
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chincoteague, Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Chincoteague travel time to work - commute Chincoteague mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.15%
Here: 35.2%
USA: 50.2%

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.
Virginia:

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

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

9.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Accomack County:

30.2%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

23.7%
State:

18.6%
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
Other Government Administration 8$33,416$50,1240$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$39,121$46,9450$0
Police - Other 4$9,029$27,0875$2,984
Firefighters 5$23,198$55,6750$0
Streets and Highways 6$15,106$30,2120$0
Water Transport and Terminals 1$2,635$31,6200$0
Water Supply 5$16,315$39,1560$0
Transit 0$0 1$886
Other and Unallocable 4$13,450$40,3504$3,593
Totals for Government 43$152,270$42,49410$7,463

Chincoteague government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $639,000 ($218.16)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $841,000 ($287.13)
    Financial Administration: $623,000 ($212.70)
    Police Protection: $546,000 ($186.41)
    Water Utilities: $359,000 ($122.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $247,000 ($84.33)
    Health Services - Other: $92,000 ($31.41)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($7.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($1.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($15.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $24,000 ($8.19)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($1.37)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.68)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.34)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,085,000 ($370.43)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $65,000 ($22.19)

Chincoteague government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $61,000 ($20.83)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $342,000 ($116.76)
    General Support: $5,000 ($1.71)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $74,000 ($25.26)
    General Revenue, NEC: $39,000 ($13.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $675,000 ($230.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $407,000 ($138.96)
    All Other: $284,000 ($96.96)
    General Support: $18,000 ($6.15)
  • Tax - Property: $876,000 ($299.08)
    Other Selective Sales: $816,000 ($278.59)
    Public Utilities: $247,000 ($84.33)
    NEC: $223,000 ($76.14)
    Total General Sales: $121,000 ($41.31)
    Motor Vehicle License: $71,000 ($24.24)

Chincoteague government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,288,000 ($439.74)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $749,000 ($255.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $682,000 ($232.84)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,246,000 ($425.40)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $67,000 ($22.87)
    Water Utilities: $42,000 ($14.34)

Chincoteague government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,119,000 ($723.46)

4.98% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,991 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Virginia average:

9.34%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($547 average AGI)
Accomack County:

0.09%
Virginia average:

0.21%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Northampton County, VA  0.52% ($29,612 average AGI)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.20% ($33,808)
from Worcester County, MD  0.18% ($34,826)


5.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Virginia average:

9.20%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($620 average AGI)
Accomack County:

0.09%
Virginia average:

0.20%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Northampton County, VA  0.57% ($24,608 average AGI)
to Worcester County, MD  0.31% ($29,525)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.26% ($24,853)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Chincoteague, Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 191
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 284
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 68
  • Fatalities: 208
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 438
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30
See more detailed statistics of Chincoteague fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial 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 Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2 (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
    Registrant (Individual): Theodore A Gelletly, 4694 Main St, Chincoteague, VA 23336

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Businesses in Chincoteague, VA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Hilton1
Comfort Suites1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
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