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Population in 2012: 230 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.5%
 

Males: 109  (47.7%)
Females: 121  (52.3%)

Median resident age:  40.5 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 23420.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,591 (it was $19,583 in 2000)
Painter:

$27,591
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,998

Painter town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $123,328 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Painter:

$123,328
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $132,378; Detached houses: $138,493; Mobile homes: $71,221

Median gross rent in 2012: $661.

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  • White alone - 127 (55.5%)
  • Black alone - 62 (27.1%)
  • Hispanic - 33 (14.4%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (2.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Painter: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (39.6%), English (9.5%), Irish (1.5%), German (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1950

Elevation: 37 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 363 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Painter:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Painter town:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

39 residents are foreign born

This town:  13.1%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Painter, Virginia as of September 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Painter to the number of sex offenders is 115 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $637 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $609 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hampton, VA (49.6 miles , pop. 146,437).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (54.6 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (170.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Mappsburg, VA (1.1 miles) , Cats Bridge, VA (1.5 miles ), Savage Town, VA (1.6 miles) , Keller, VA (1.6 miles) , Belle Haven, VA (1.8 miles ), Quinby, VA (1.9 miles ), Pungoteague, VA (1.9 miles ), Exmore, VA (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 37.59 N, Longitude: 75.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 757

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-5.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (27%)
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (17%)
  • Personal appearance workers (8%)
  • Financial managers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Therapists (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Painter-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the Painter town center .

On 8/6/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 43.7 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Painter:

  • SHORE HEALTHCARE AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ONLEY, VA)
  • BMA - NASSAWADOX (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; NASSAWADOX, VA)
  • RIVERSIDE SHORE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 9 miles away; NASSAWADOX, VA)

Political contributions by individuals in Painter, VA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Painter:

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 44 miles; Princess Anne, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,829)
  • Hampton University (about 50 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,789)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 51 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 3,554)
  • Christopher Newport University (about 54 miles; Newport News, VA; FT enrollment: 4,722)
  • Salisbury University (about 54 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 7,211)
  • College of William and Mary (about 56 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,397)
  • ECPI College of Technology (about 56 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 12,138)

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Notable location: Painter Volunteer Fire Department (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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 47.7%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 78.3% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  58.3%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.1%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Painter, VA

Painter compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Painter (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Painter Branch at 33287 Railroad Avenue, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Painter 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$500
Totals for Government 0$0 1$500

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($52.17)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($47.83)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($26.09)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($17.39)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($8.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $16,000 ($69.57)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,000 ($43.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $17,000 ($73.91)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($26.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,000 ($21.74)
    General Support: $4,000 ($17.39)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($21.74)
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000 ($21.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($8.70)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $158,000 ($686.96)

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 Painter:

  • 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)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WNIS (790 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Painter:

  • WEXM (106.1 FM; EXMORE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKHI (107.5 FM; FRUITLAND, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WESR-FM (103.3 FM; ONLEY-ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: EASTERN SHORE RADIO, INC.)
  • WROX-FM (96.1 FM; CAPE CHARLES, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC.)
  • WVES (99.3 FM; ACCOMAC, VA; Owner: CHINCOTEAGUE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAZP (90.7 FM; CAPE CHARLES, VA; Owner: DELMARVA EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Painter:

  • 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)
  • WPMC-CA (Channel 36; MAPPSVILLE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)

Painter fatal accident list:

Mar 7, 1981 02:50 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 15, 1981 07:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Jan 1, 1976 00:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Fred Hannel, 2.9 Miles Northwest Of Painter, Virginia. (Lat: 37.607556 Lon: -75.826306), Type: 98.0, Overall height: 98 m
    Registrant: 4805857475, Fred@fwhannel.Com, 10733 EAST BUTHERUS DRIVE

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA2SMM
    Grant Date: 03/31/1998, Expiration Date: 03/31/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/01/2010
    Registrant: Ralph H Lasher, Rt 1 Box 511, Painter, VA 23420
  • Call Sign: KD4PPI
    Grant Date: 06/16/1992, Expiration Date: 06/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/17/2004
    Registrant: Derek M Savage, Rfd 1 Box 496, Painter, VA 23420
  • Call Sign: N1IEK, Licensee ID: L00296497
    Grant Date: 03/12/2011, Expiration Date: 03/12/2021
    Registrant: Glen E Salmon, Po Box 534, Painter, VA 23420

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: SAUNDERS A L/VANS ACFT RV-8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 125TH , Serial Number: 80957, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Glen E Salmon, Po Box 534, Painter, VA 23420
  • Aircraft: DOTSON FREDDIE PT-2 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 40FD , Serial Number: 1030, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 01/26/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Allen R Caison, 31057 Harbor Ln, Painter, VA 23420
  • Aircraft: BOEING B75 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6472 , Serial Number: 75-1400, Airworthiness Date: 04/12/1954
    Registrant (Individual): Glen E Salmon, Po Box 534, Painter, VA 23420


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 29

Incident types - Painter


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Most common first names in Painter, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3073.9 years
James3069.2 years
George2870.6 years
William2771.8 years
Mary2174.9 years
Robert1268.3 years
Joseph1172.2 years
Annie1171.9 years
Charles1066.7 years
Sarah986.2 years
Most common last names in Painter, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2770.9 years
Harmon2468.6 years
Bailey2364.8 years
Savage2375.9 years
Kellam1874.3 years
Collins1867.7 years
Parker1773.0 years
Sturgis1378.3 years
Sample1366.6 years
Turner1275.6 years
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