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People

Total Population 1,214
Male Share of the Population 42.2%
Female Share of the Population 57.8%
Senior Citizens 25.1%
Employed Population 16+ 457
Age of the Population 53

Families

% of people married 41.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,205
% Above Poverty Level 71.1%
% Below Poverty Level 28.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 50.1%
Median Gross Rent $732
Median House Value $179,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.3%
US/American 0%
English 14.8%
Irish 7.2%

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

Onancock Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles NE of Hampton, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 64 miles N of Virginia Beach, Virginia
County Accomack
Standard Zip Codes 23417
Phone Area Codes 757
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.711
Longitude -75.749

Onancock 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 9.6 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 16.1 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 PRINCESS ANNE
Distance 35.1 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
Keller 170 $28,750
Melfa 439 $76,250
Onley 501 $76,719
Parksley 756 $40,536
Wachapreague 201 $47,708

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

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