Wattsville, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Wattsville, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Wattsville Census Designated Place had a population of 1,214 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wattsville: Chincoteague Crossroads.


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Wattsville, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,214
Daytime Population: Workers 187
Daytime Population: Residents 592
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 779
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 1,211
Population in Familes 984
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 301
Diversity Index3 50
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,413
Average Household Income $60,371
Per Capita Income $26,261

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 619 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 399 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 139 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $169,792
Average Home Value $192,105
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 538
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 363
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.02% 0.67%
Households 1.1% 0.73%
Families 1.54% 0.6%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   3.39%

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, 2017 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 # 338 43rd
Population Density # 434 27th
Diversity Index # 266 55th
Median Household Income # 387 35th
Per Capita Income # 297 50th

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