Accomack County VA Information


Accomack County Subdivisions

Accomack County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 34,561
Population in Households 34,133
Population in Familes 27,295
Population in Group Qrtrs 428
Population Density1 77
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 14,497
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 9,509
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,295 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,202 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,688 (34.7%)
Median Home Value $162,682
Average Home Value $199,429


Median Household Income $40,812
Average Household Income $55,828
Per Capita Income $23,610
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.49%
Households 0.79% 0.57%
Families 0.67% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Accomack County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Accomack County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 52 62nd
Population Density1 # 85 37th
Diversity Index2 # 28 80th
Median Household Income # 92 32nd
Per Capita Income # 83 39th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.