The Town of Saxis is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Accomack County at latitude 37.9258 and longitude -75.7236. Accomack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.
The formal official name is the Town of Saxis, but most people and references simply refer to it as Saxis, Virginia.
The P1 Census Class Code for Saxis indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Saxis: Saxis Island, Sikes, Sikes Town, Sykes.
|Population in Households||259|
|Population in Familes||202|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.04|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||201 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||96 (47.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||32 (15.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||74 (36.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$82,857|
|Average Home Value||$98,936|
|Median Household Income||$32,037|
|Average Household Income||$42,776|
|Per Capita Income||$19,889|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.55%|
|Per Capita Income||2.13%|
The table below compares Saxis 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.
|Total Population||# 514||13th|
|Population Density1||# 338||43rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 322||45th|
|Median Household Income||# 519||12th|
|Per Capita Income||# 423||29th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.