Wachapreague, Virginia

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Wachapreague Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles NE of Hampton, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 58 miles N of Virginia Beach, Virginia
County Accomack
P.O. Box Zip Codes 23480
Phone Area Codes 757
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.604
Longitude -75.69

Wachapreague Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station PAINTER 2 W
Distance 7.1 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
Distance 23.2 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
Distance 41.1 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
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Wachapreague Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 236 100%
Male 110 46.6%
Female 126 53.4%
Under 18 18 7.6%
18+ 218 92.4%
65+ 83 35.2%
Median Age 55.6
Average Family Size 2.32
White 220 93.2%
African-American 6 2.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.4%
Other 4 1.7%
Mixed Race 5 2.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 1.7%

Estimated Wachapreague Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 234
Growth -2
Growth % -0.8%

Wachapreague Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 35%
US/American 16.6%
Scottish 9.6%
Irish 7.6%
Italian 6.4%
German 6.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.1%
Scotch-Irish 3.2%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Swedish 1.9%
Dutch 1.3%
Norwegian 1.3%
African 1.3%
Welsh 0.6%
European 0.6%
British 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wachapreague 236 $39,063
Accomac 547 $51,250
Belle Haven 480 $37,250
Keller 173 $28,750
Melfa 450 $44,583
Onley 496 $42,891
Painter 246 $31,250
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