Mappsville, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Mappsville, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Mappsville Census Designated Place had a population of 447 as of July 1, 2016. Mappsville 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 Mappsville is located at latitude 37.8434 and longitude -75.5688 in Accomack County. The formal boundaries for the Mappsville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Accomack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Mappsville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584875) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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

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


Total Population 447
Population in Households 445
Population in Familes 361
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 568
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 138
Average Household Size 3.22
Family Households 95
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 173 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 90 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $121,154
Average Home Value $171,348


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $46,718
Per Capita Income $15,781
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.13%
Households 0.35% 0.29%
Families 0.34% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
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.

Mappsville, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mappsville 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 # 461 22nd
Population Density1 # 354 40th
Diversity Index2 # 22 96th
Median Household Income # 507 15th
Per Capita Income # 578 3rd

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