Wattsville, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wattsville, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Wattsville Census Designated Place had a population of 1,229 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Wattsville is located at latitude 37.9319 and longitude -75.4973 in Accomack County. The formal boundaries for the Wattsville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Accomack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Wattsville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584935) 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 Wattsville 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 Wattsville: Chincoteague Crossroads.

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


Total Population 1,229
Population in Households 1,226
Population in Familes 999
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 304
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 549
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 372
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 641 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 412 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 136 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $168,261
Average Home Value $192,961


Median Household Income $39,460
Average Household Income $55,811
Per Capita Income $24,533
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.38% 0.91%
Households 1.6% 1.07%
Families 2.18% 1.0%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.

Wattsville, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wattsville 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 # 335 44th
Population Density1 # 434 27th
Diversity Index2 # 264 55th
Median Household Income # 420 29th
Per Capita Income # 324 46th

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