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People

Total Population 491
Male Share of the Population 51.3%
Female Share of the Population 48.7%
Senior Citizens 28.1%
Employed Population 16+ 223
Age of the Population 55

Families

% of people married 57.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,375
% Above Poverty Level 84.5%
% Below Poverty Level 15.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 60.6%
% Using Public Transportation 8.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.8%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $90,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.9%
US/American 0%
English 26.9%
Irish 6.7%

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

Tangier Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles N of Hampton, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles N of Virginia Beach, Virginia
County Accomack
P.O. Box Zip Codes 23440
Phone Area Codes 757
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.826
Longitude -75.991

Tangier 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 TANGIER ISLAND
Distance 0.7 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 PAINTER 2 W
Distance 19.3 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 PRINCESS ANNE
Distance 31.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 47 F
Apr Temp 41 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Accomac 468 $48,750
Melfa 439 $76,250
Onancock 1,214 $44,205
Onley 501 $76,719
Parksley 756 $40,536
Saxis 198 $43,438

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

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4375 SCHOOL LN
757-891-2315
Serves 95 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.9

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