The Town of Wachapreague had a population of 230 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Wachapreague is located at latitude 37.6063 and longitude -75.6896 in Accomack County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wachapreague (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Accomack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.
The Town of Wachapreague (GNIS ID: 2391465) 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 Wachapreague 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 Wachapreague: Powellton.
|Population in Households||230|
|Population in Familes||185|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||1.85|
|Average Family Size||2|
|Total Housing Units||232 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||83 (35.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||42 (18.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||108 (46.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$166,667|
|Average Home Value||$175,305|
|Median Household Income||$44,027|
|Average Household Income||$63,477|
|Per Capita Income||$27,825|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.76%|
|Per Capita Income||2.09%|
The table below compares Wachapreague 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.
|Total Population||# 530||11th|
|Population Density1||# 250||58th|
|Diversity Index2||# 158||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 351||41st|
|Per Capita Income||# 243||59th|
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