For population 25 years and over in Onancock:
For population 15 years and over in Onancock town:
44 residents are foreign born (0.5% Europe, 0.4% Asia, 0.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,242 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hampton, VA (57.6 miles , pop. 146,437).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (63.4 miles , pop. 425,257).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (161.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Onley, VA (1.5 miles ), Savageville, VA (1.5 miles) , Tasley, VA (1.6 miles ), Southside Chesconessex, VA (1.7 miles) , Greenbush, VA (2.0 miles ), Melfa, VA (2.1 miles ), Accomac, VA (2.1 miles ), Bobtown, VA (2.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.71 N, Longitude: 75.75 W
Area code: 757
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Onancock detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+0.6%).
Work and jobs in Onancock: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Onancock, Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Onancock-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/2/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the Onancock town center .
On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 44.4 miles away from the town center caused $150,000 in damages.
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).
Birthplace of: Josh Nolz - Soccer player.
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Airports located in Onancock:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Onancock and their reported violations in the past:MCDONALDS (ONLEY) (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:MALLARDS (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:MCDONALD'S (CAPE CHARLES) (Population served: 58, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.2%
(21.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.5% for Black residents, 51.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 32.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
86 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Onancock compared to Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Onancock (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Onancock town (based on Accomack County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.15%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
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Onancock government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,561 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($894 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,092 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Onancock)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Onancock)
FAA Registered Aircraft:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.