Demographics

People

Total Population1,925
Male Share of the Population39.7%
Female Share of the Population60.3%
Senior Citizens19.5%
Employed Population 16+737
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married35%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.3%
Median Earnings25+$31,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,087
% Above Poverty Level67.6%
% Below Poverty Level32.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone48.8%
Median Gross Rent$874
Median House Value$178,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.8%
African17%
Irish8.8%
English8.1%
German3.7%
Liberian2.4%
Italian1.7%
Scottish1.3%
Nigerian0.9%
Czech0.6%
Polish0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Arab0.5%
Lebanese0.5%
Croatian0.5%
French Except Basque0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Dutch0.3%
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Tappahannock Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyEssex County
Standard Zip Codes22560
Phone Area Codes804
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude37.92
Approximate Longitude-76.86

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)

StationWARSAW 2 NW
Distance5.8 miles
Jan Temp28 to 46 F
Apr Temp45 to 69 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp47 to 70 F
Annual Precip43.8 inches
StationCORBIN
Distance33.5 miles
Jan Temp25 to 44 F
Apr Temp44 to 67 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp46 to 69 F
Annual Precip44.5 inches
StationPATUXENT RIVER NAS
Distance35.4 miles
Jan Temp28 to 44 F
Apr Temp46 to 65 F
Jul Temp70 to 86 F
Oct Temp50 to 68 F
Annual Precip43.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Colonial Beach3,555$84,216
Montross430$79,063
Port Royal194$0
Warsaw1,704$82,500

Tappahannock Public Libraries

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

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Tappahannock Hospitals

Riverside Tappahannock Hospital
(Non-profit)
618 Hospital Road
(804) 443-3310

Tappahannock Public Schools

Chesapeake Bay Gov. Sch.
109 North Cross St
ZIP: 22560
(804) 443-0267
Essex High
833 High School Circle
ZIP: 22560
(804) 443-4301
High
Total Enrollment 476
Essex Int.
912 Intermediate School Circle
ZIP: 22560
(804) 443-3040
Middle
Total Enrollment 444
Tappahannock Elem
205 Elementary School Circle
ZIP: 22560
(804) 443-5301
Primary
Total Enrollment 606

Tappahannock Private Schools

St Margarets School
444 Water Ln
ZIP: 22560
Secondary
Total Enrollment 105
Tappahannock Junior Academy
170 Melody Ct
ZIP: 22560
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 68
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