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People

Total Population 2,223
Male Share of the Population 38%
Female Share of the Population 62%
Senior Citizens 17.3%
Employed Population 16+ 937
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 37.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,673
% Above Poverty Level 68.6%
% Below Poverty Level 31.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 20.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 42.4%
Median Gross Rent $838
Median House Value $162,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 37.2%
US/American 0%
English 18.8%
Irish 11.2%

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

Tappahannock Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles NE of Richmond, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 67 miles S of Washington, District of Columbia
County Essex
Standard Zip Codes 22560
Phone Area Codes 804
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.925
Longitude -76.859

Tappahannock 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 WARSAW 2 NW
Distance 5.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 46 F
Apr Temp 45 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.8 inches
Station CORBIN
Distance 33.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 69 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Station PATUXENT RIVER NAS
Distance 35.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 44 F
Apr Temp 46 to 65 F
Jul Temp 70 to 86 F
Oct Temp 50 to 68 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Colonial Beach 3,556 $69,837
Montross 440 $66,750
Port Royal 99 $2
Warsaw 1,287 $73,611

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

Tappahannock Public Libraries

Library
Essex Public Library
117 N. CHURCH LANE
Tappahannock, Virginia
(804) 443-4945

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Tappahannock Hospitals

RIVERSIDE TAPPAHANNOCK HOSP INC
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
618 HOSPITAL ROAD
(804) 443-3311
Emergency Service: Yes

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Tappahannock High Schools

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ESSEX HIGH
ROUTE 627 AIRPORT ROAD
804-443-4301
Serves 537 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9

CHESAPEAKE BAY GOV SCH
109 NORTH CROSS ST
804-443-0267
A Magnet School.

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