Saxis, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Saxis, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Saxis had a population of 259 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Saxis is located at latitude 37.9258 and longitude -75.7236 in Accomack County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Saxis (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Accomack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Town of Saxis 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 Saxis population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Saxis: Saxis Island, Sikes, Sikes Town, Sykes.

Town of Saxis, VA Boundary Map

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Saxis, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 259
Population in Households 259
Population in Familes 202
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 610
Diversity Index2 41
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 128
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 80
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 (35.0%)
Median Home Value $82,353
Average Home Value $97,872
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,899
Average Household Income $43,475
Per Capita Income $20,058
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.38% 1.21%
Households 1.73% 1.37%
Families 3.14% 1.46%
Median Household Income   2.48%
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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Saxis, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saxis to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 513 13th
Population Density1 # 340 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 328 45th
Median Household Income # 561 5th
Per Capita Income # 444 25th

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