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Horntown, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Horntown Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Accomack County at latitude 37.9656 and longitude -75.4595. Accomack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The formal official name is the Horntown Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Horntown, Virginia.

The U5 Census Class Code for Horntown indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Horntown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Horntown: Horn Town.

Horntown Census Designated Place, VA Boundary Map

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Horntown, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 604
Population in Households 604
Population in Familes 489
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 115
Diversity Index2 45
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 300
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 203
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 222 (18.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 ( 6.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 932 (75.6%)
Median Home Value $138,942
Average Home Value $149,208
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,774
Average Household Income $54,700
Per Capita Income $24,447
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.21% 1.04%
Households 1.55% 1.24%
Families 4.41% 1.16%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.

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Horntown, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Horntown to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 421 29th
Population Density1 # 537 9th
Diversity Index2 # 295 50th
Median Household Income # 331 44th
Per Capita Income # 283 52nd

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