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People

Total Population 201
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 38.8%
Employed Population 16+ 74
Age of the Population 62

Families

% of people married 70.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,708
% Above Poverty Level 83.6%
% Below Poverty Level 16.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33%
Median Gross Rent $893
Median House Value $140,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.4%
US/American 0%
English 12.4%
Irish 7.5%

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

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

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 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
Station TANGIER ISLAND
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
Station ASSATEAGUE
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Accomac 468 $48,750
Belle Haven 441 $51,250
Keller 170 $28,750
Melfa 439 $76,250
Onley 501 $76,719
Painter 251 $49,688

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

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