Accomac, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Accomac, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Accomac had a population of 590 as of July 1, 2016. Accomac ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Accomac is located at latitude 37.7196 and longitude -75.6678 in Accomack County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Accomac (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Accomack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Town of Accomac (GNIS ID: 2390696) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Accomac population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Accomac: Accomac Court House, Accomack Court House, Dales Gift, Drummond, Drummondtown, Freemans Plantation, Matomkin, Metomkin, Metompkin, Metompkin Court House.

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


Total Population 590
Population in Households 559
Population in Familes 450
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density1 1,535
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 210
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 145
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 125 (47.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $207,000
Average Home Value $285,000


Median Household Income $45,178
Average Household Income $64,839
Per Capita Income $23,292
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.07% 1.35%
Households 2.23% 1.48%
Families 3.49% 1.34%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.

Accomac, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Accomac to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 425 28th
Population Density1 # 173 71st
Diversity Index2 # 61 90th
Median Household Income # 336 44th
Per Capita Income # 359 40th

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