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People

Total Population 468
Male Share of the Population 55.6%
Female Share of the Population 44.4%
Senior Citizens 24.4%
Employed Population 16+ 165
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 41%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,750
% Above Poverty Level 90.6%
% Below Poverty Level 9.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.1%
Median Gross Rent $738
Median House Value $160,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.5%
US/American 0%
English 13.5%
Irish 6.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Accomac Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 61 miles NE of Hampton, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles N of Virginia Beach, Virginia
County Accomack
Standard Zip Codes 23301
Phone Area Codes 757
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.719
Longitude -75.665

Accomac Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PAINTER 2 W
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 47 F
Apr Temp 46 to 66 F
Jul Temp 70 to 87 F
Oct Temp 51 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
Station TANGIER ISLAND
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 44 F
Apr Temp 47 to 65 F
Jul Temp 72 to 88 F
Oct Temp 54 to 70 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Station ASSATEAGUE
Distance 34.3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 45 F
Apr Temp 44 to 61 F
Jul Temp 68 to 84 F
Oct Temp 51 to 68 F
Annual Precip 43 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bloxom 414 $47,000
Exmore 1,510 $26,157
Melfa 439 $76,250
Onancock 1,214 $44,205
Onley 501 $76,719
Parksley 756 $40,536

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Accomac Public Libraries

Library
Eastern Shore Public Library
23610 FRONT ST.
Accomac, Virginia
(757) 787-3400
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