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Accomack County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2019: 32,986 (all rural); it was 38,305 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,857
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,106
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,472
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,835 (it was 3,827 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 455 sq. mi.

Water area: 854.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 72 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Accomack County: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.6%), Manufacturing (19.3%), Retail trade (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Accomack County, VA (2019)
    • 19,55759.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9,54929.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,0629.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3080.9%Two or more races
    • 2760.8%Asian alone
    • 1690.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 530.2%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

46.3 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Males: 16,097  (48.8%)
Females: 16,889  (51.2%)
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Average household size:
Accomack County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,459 ($30,250 in 1999)
This county:

$47,459
Virginia:

$76,456

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $638 (lower quartile is $515, upper quartile is $790)
This county:

$638
State:

$1091


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $181,676 (it was $69,200 in 2000)
Accomack:

$181,676
Virginia:

$288,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $102,699 - $279,513
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,236
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $383

Institutionalized population: 255

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 14
  • Assaults: 36
  • Burglaries: 92
  • Thefts: 299
  • Auto thefts: 48

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 19
  • Assaults: 22
  • Burglaries: 71
  • Thefts: 342
  • Auto thefts: 39
Accomack County, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 146 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 1998: 141 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 1999: 133 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2000: 119 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2001: 174 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2002: 166 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2003: 257 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2004: 239 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2005: 322 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2006: 223 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2007: 176 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2008: 150 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 90 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2010: 89 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2011: 67 buildings, average cost: $164,900
  • 2012: 101 buildings, average cost: $167,400
  • 2013: 88 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2014: 67 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2015: 43 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2016: 54 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2017: 52 buildings, average cost: $51,100
  • 2018: 88 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2019: 81 buildings, average cost: $189,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Accomack, VA residents
Average permit cost in Accomack, VA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,058 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $899 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Accomack, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Accomack, VA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Accomack, VA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.9%
Accomack County:

17.9%
Virginia:

9.9%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.8% for Black residents, 50.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.3% for American Indian residents, 15.4% for other race residents, 48.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 46.3 years old
(Males: 43.1 years old, Females: 47.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 54.0 years old, Black residents: 39.1 years old, American Indian residents: 11.7 years old, Asian residents: 52.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.0 years old, Other race residents: 40.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Accomack County is $452 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $508 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $617 a month.

Cities in this county include: Chincoteague, Onancock, Wattsville, Captains Cove, Atlantic, Parksley, Pastoria, Tangier, Horntown, Metompkin.

Accomack County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Mineral County, Colorado , Warrick County, Indiana , Spotsylvania County , Lexington city .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Virginia:

4.6%

Unemployment by year in Accomack, VA
County total employment by year in Accomack, VA
County average yearly wages by year in Accomack, VA

Current college students: 881
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,602 (24.6% naturalized citizens)

Accomack County:

7.9%
Whole state:

12.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 6622010 or later
  • 1,1692000 to 2009
  • 4991990 to 1999
  • 2661980 to 1989
  • 1661970 to 1979
  • 133Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 78.9%

Accomack County marital status for males Accomack County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,076
  • One, attached: 630
  • Two: 228
  • 3 or 4: 135
  • 5 to 9: 236
  • 10 to 19: 118
  • 20 to 49: 62
  • 50 or more: 205
  • Mobile homes: 3,653
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 23

Housing units in Accomack County with a mortgage: 4,194 (26 second mortgage, 396 home equity loan, 56 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,969

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

67.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Accomack County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,78152
Evangelical Protestant5,25434
Black Protestant8966
Catholic8172
Other2262
None19,190-
Accomack County Religion Details
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.

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%

Agriculture in Accomack County:

Average size of farms: 286 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $343,184
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $677.36
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.25%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 56.49%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $253,471
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 76.98%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $110,795
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 80.19%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.67
Corn for grain: 23851 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 12164 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1375 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 34158 harvested acres
Vegetables: 5,591 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 77 acres

Earthquake activity:

Accomack County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 125.9 miles away from Accomack County center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 125.0 miles away from the county center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 127.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/15/2019 at 23:30:48, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 149.2 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 134.8 miles away from Accomack County 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 176.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Virginia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4512-VA: April 2, 2020, FEMA Id: 4512, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Virginia Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 01, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3359: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3359, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 04, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3329: August 26, 2011, FEMA Id: 3329, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to August 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4024: September 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 4024, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Severe Storms and Flooding, Including Severe Storms and Flooding Associated with Tropical Depression Ernesto, Incident Period: August 29, 2006 to September 07, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1661: September 22, 2006, FEMA Id: 1661, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Tropical Depression
  • Virginia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3240: September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: 3240, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to October 01, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1491: September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: 1491, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 25, 2000 to January 30, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1318: February 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1318, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Virginia Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 13, 1999 to September 26, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1293: September 18, 1999, FEMA Id: 1293, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 13, 1999 to September 26, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3147: September 16, 1999, FEMA Id: 3147, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Accomack County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Accomack

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,324 (74.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,948 (14.0%)
  • Bus: 103 (0.7%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 8 (0.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 9 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 182 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 132 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 454 (3.3%)
  • Worked at home: 707 (5.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (39%)
  • Haiti (26%)
  • Guatemala (16%)
  • India (3%)
  • Taiwan (3%)
  • England (2%)
  • Philippines (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Accomack County


  • American (63%)
  • English (3%)
  • Haitian (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Accomack County, Virginia in 2000:

  • 285 people in nursing homes
  • 267 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 124 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 112 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 32 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 24 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Accomack County, Virginia in 2010:

  • 163 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 108 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 92 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 31 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,450.

4.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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.
1.68% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($13,623 average AGI)
3.25% relocated from other states ($33,374 average AGI)
Accomack County:

3.25%
Virginia average:

3.61%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
from Virginia Beach city, VA  0.18% ($35,400)
from Sussex County, DE  0.16% ($33,818)


5.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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.
1.54% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($12,975 average AGI)
3.69% relocated to other states ($27,527 average AGI)
Accomack County:

3.69%
Virginia average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wicomico County, MD  0.46% ($30,857 average AGI)
to Northampton County, VA  0.43% ($36,862)
to Worcester County, MD  0.43% ($36,466)
to Virginia Beach city, VA  0.20% ($38,741)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Births per 1000 population in Accomack County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Accomack County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Accomack County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 17.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Accomack County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Accomack County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Accomack County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Accomack County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Accomack County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Accomack County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,141 (5,938 aged, 1,203 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,086 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Accomack County, Virginia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (695)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (607)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (376)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (338)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (326)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (274)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (264)
  • Unspecified dementia (216)
  • Congestive heart failure (189)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (133)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,322
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,268
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 74

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 100.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 77.8
  • Other - 22.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,986
  • Male householders: 6,427 (1,686 living alone), Female householders: 7,182 (2,411 living alone)
  • 6,395 spouses (6,334 opposite-sex spouses), 394 unmarried partners, (394 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,953 children (7,565 natural, 79 adopted, 290 stepchildren), 1,178 grandchildren, 223 brothers or sisters, 308 parents, 8 foster children, 989 other relatives, 874 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,113

Size of family households: 4,860 2-persons, 1,866 3-persons, 1,279 4-persons, 533 5-persons, 227 6-persons, 231 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,092 1-person, 440 2-persons, 85 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 45 5-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

3,353 married couples with children.
2,165 single-parent households (322 men, 1,843 women).

88.6% of residents of Accomack speak English at home.
8.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 16% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (40% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 34% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $363,566,000 ($9,237 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $49,186,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $111,361,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $48,184,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,606,000
Federal grants: $41,874,000
Federal procurement contracts: $107,338,000 ($33,115,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $49,202,000 ($8,736,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,624,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,922,000
Federal Government insurance: $500,590,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,491
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,437
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +714
Here:

+18 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +412
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Accomack County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.82 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.4

Year house built in Accomack County, Virginia
  • Year house built in Accomack County, Virginia
  • 4882014 or later
  • 5162010 to 2013
  • 3,1422000 to 2009
  • 3,0001990 to 1999
  • 3,3591980 to 1989
  • 2,6581970 to 1979
  • 1,9241960 to 1969
  • 1,6761950 to 1959
  • 7411940 to 1949
  • 3,8181939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Accomack County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Accomack County, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Accomack County, Virginia
  • 01 room
  • 372 rooms
  • 1653 rooms
  • 8104 rooms
  • 2,2945 rooms
  • 2,1466 rooms
  • 1,1397 rooms
  • 1,2918 rooms
  • 1,1529+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Accomack County, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Accomack County, Virginia
  • 281 room
  • 1912 rooms
  • 4583 rooms
  • 1,0704 rooms
  • 1,1425 rooms
  • 1,0056 rooms
  • 3577 rooms
  • 1548 rooms
  • 1099+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Accomack County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Accomack County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Accomack County, Virginia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2171 bedroom
  • 1,9962 bedrooms
  • 4,8643 bedrooms
  • 1,6504 bedrooms
  • 2735+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Accomack County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Accomack County, Virginia
  • 26no bedroom
  • 4921 bedroom
  • 1,6892 bedrooms
  • 1,9003 bedrooms
  • 3774 bedrooms
  • 355+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Accomack County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Accomack County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Accomack County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 453no vehicle
  • 2,3811 vehicle
  • 3,4702 vehicles
  • 1,7873 vehicles
  • 7614 vehicles
  • 2025+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Accomack County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Accomack County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 798no vehicle
  • 1,7301 vehicle
  • 1,4952 vehicles
  • 3393 vehicles
  • 1554 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles

93.0% of Accomack County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 20% lived in Virginia.

Accomack County:

93.0%
State average:

84.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 18,658
  • Other state: 11,351
  • Northeast: 4,609
  • Midwest: 885
  • South: 5,206
  • West: 637
Year householders moved into unit in Accomack County, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Accomack County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.8%Electricity
  • 23.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.9%Wood
  • 1.9%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 63.6%Electricity
  • 18.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 279
Here:

8.9%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 115
Here:

7.9%
Virginia:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 296
Here:

30.0%
Virginia:

20.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Accomack County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $225,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,808,000
    Other: $807,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $579,000
    Air Transportation: $328,000
    Parks and Recreation: $56,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $30,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $19,000
  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $1,465,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $878,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $736,000
    Housing and Community Development: $75,000
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $58,362,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,126,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,697,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,408,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,296,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,138,000
    Police Protection: $2,101,000
    Financial Administration: $1,730,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,375,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,313,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,049,000
    Air Transportation: $1,028,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,011,000
    Health - Other: $918,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $782,000
    Sewerage: $173,000
    Regular Highways: $106,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $18,000
    General - Other: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,483,000
    Public Welfare: $996,000
    Other: $364,000
    General Local Government Support: $88,000
    Air Transportation: $28,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,759,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $235,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $193,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $221,000
    Education: $140,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,244,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,826,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,418,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $664,000
    Rents: $446,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $120,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $87,000
    Interest Earnings: $29,000
    Sale of Property: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,688,000
    Solid Waste Management: $700,000
    Police Protection: $169,000
    General Public Building: $80,000
    Financial Administration: $63,000
    Housing and Community Development: $61,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $46,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,853,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $221,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $38,950,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,060,000
    Public Welfare: $2,158,000
    Other: $554,000
    Housing and Community Development: $260,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,789,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,288,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,613,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,803,000
    Other License: $410,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $39,809,000

Accomack County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $225,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,808,000
    Other: $807,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $579,000
    Air Transportation: $328,000
    Parks and Recreation: $56,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $30,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $19,000
  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $1,465,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $878,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $736,000
    Housing and Community Development: $75,000
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $58,362,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,126,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,697,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,408,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,296,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,138,000
    Police Protection: $2,101,000
    Financial Administration: $1,730,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,375,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,313,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,049,000
    Air Transportation: $1,028,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,011,000
    Health - Other: $918,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $782,000
    Sewerage: $173,000
    Regular Highways: $106,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $18,000
    General - Other: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,483,000
    Public Welfare: $996,000
    Other: $364,000
    General Local Government Support: $88,000
    Air Transportation: $28,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,759,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $235,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $193,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $221,000
    Education: $140,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,244,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,826,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,418,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $664,000
    Rents: $446,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $120,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $87,000
    Interest Earnings: $29,000
    Sale of Property: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,688,000
    Solid Waste Management: $700,000
    Police Protection: $169,000
    General Public Building: $80,000
    Financial Administration: $63,000
    Housing and Community Development: $61,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $46,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,853,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $221,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $38,950,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,060,000
    Public Welfare: $2,158,000
    Other: $554,000
    Housing and Community Development: $260,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,789,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,288,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,613,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,803,000
    Other License: $410,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $39,809,000

Accomack County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $225,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,808,000
    Other: $807,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $579,000
    Air Transportation: $328,000
    Parks and Recreation: $56,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $30,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $19,000
  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $1,465,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $878,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $736,000
    Housing and Community Development: $75,000
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $58,362,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,126,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,697,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,408,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,296,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,138,000
    Police Protection: $2,101,000
    Financial Administration: $1,730,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,375,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,313,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,049,000
    Air Transportation: $1,028,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,011,000
    Health - Other: $918,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $782,000
    Sewerage: $173,000
    Regular Highways: $106,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $18,000
    General - Other: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,483,000
    Public Welfare: $996,000
    Other: $364,000
    General Local Government Support: $88,000
    Air Transportation: $28,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,759,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $235,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $193,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $221,000
    Education: $140,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,244,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,826,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,418,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $664,000
    Rents: $446,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $120,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $87,000
    Interest Earnings: $29,000
    Sale of Property: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,688,000
    Solid Waste Management: $700,000
    Police Protection: $169,000
    General Public Building: $80,000
    Financial Administration: $63,000
    Housing and Community Development: $61,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $46,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,853,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $221,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $38,950,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,060,000
    Public Welfare: $2,158,000
    Other: $554,000
    Housing and Community Development: $260,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,789,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,288,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,613,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,803,000
    Other License: $410,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $39,809,000

Accomack County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $225,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,808,000
    Other: $807,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $579,000
    Air Transportation: $328,000
    Parks and Recreation: $56,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $30,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $19,000
  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $1,465,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $878,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $736,000
    Housing and Community Development: $75,000
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $58,362,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,126,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,697,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,408,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,296,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,138,000
    Police Protection: $2,101,000
    Financial Administration: $1,730,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,375,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,313,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,049,000
    Air Transportation: $1,028,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,011,000
    Health - Other: $918,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $782,000
    Sewerage: $173,000
    Regular Highways: $106,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $18,000
    General - Other: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,483,000
    Public Welfare: $996,000
    Other: $364,000
    General Local Government Support: $88,000
    Air Transportation: $28,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,759,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $235,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $193,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $221,000
    Education: $140,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,244,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,826,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,418,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $664,000
    Rents: $446,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $120,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $87,000
    Interest Earnings: $29,000
    Sale of Property: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,688,000
    Solid Waste Management: $700,000
    Police Protection: $169,000
    General Public Building: $80,000
    Financial Administration: $63,000
    Housing and Community Development: $61,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $46,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,853,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $221,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $38,950,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,060,000
    Public Welfare: $2,158,000
    Other: $554,000
    Housing and Community Development: $260,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,789,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,288,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,613,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,803,000
    Other License: $410,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $39,809,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,193
  • Number of aged recipients: 215
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 978
  • Number of recipients under 18: 229
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 623
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 341
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 556
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 490
Most common first names in Accomack County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William37373.9 years
John35074.9 years
Mary27879.9 years
James24072.2 years
George23774.8 years
Robert17273.3 years
Margaret14880.2 years
Charles13875.1 years
Elizabeth13780.8 years
Edward10872.4 years
Most common last names in Accomack County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor23875.6 years
Parks16177.6 years
Lewis14577.3 years
Smith14275.1 years
Savage12676.2 years
Mears12176.7 years
Davis11875.6 years
Williams10572.2 years
Johnson10374.1 years
White10372.4 years
Businesses in Accomack County, VA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ace Hardware2McDonald's3
AutoZone1Nike3
Best Western2Pizza Hut2
Burger King1Quality1
CVS1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1Rite Aid2
DHL1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway5
FedEx7Taco Bell1
GNC1True Value1
H&R Block3U-Haul5
Hardee's1UPS5
Hilton2Walmart1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1