Accomac, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Accomac, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Accomac had a population of 553 as of July 1, 2017. Accomac ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Accomac is located at latitude 37.7196 and longitude -75.6678 in Accomack County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Accomac (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Accomack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Town of Accomac (GNIS ID: 2390696) 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 Accomac 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 Accomac: Accomac Court House, Accomack Court House, Dales Gift, Drummond, Drummondtown, Freemans Plantation, Matomkin, Metomkin, Metompkin, Metompkin Court House.

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


Total Population 553
Daytime Population: Workers 383
Daytime Population: Residents 288
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 671
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 522
Population in Familes 420
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density2 1,439
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $46,678
Average Household Income $66,501
Per Capita Income $23,938


Total Housing Units 245 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 114 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $206,522
Average Home Value $281,798


Total Households 195
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 134
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.88% 0.57%
Households 0.88% 0.61%
Families 1.89% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   3.5%

Accomac, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Accomac 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 # 432 27th
Population Density # 185 69th
Diversity Index # 64 90th
Median Household Income # 337 43rd
Per Capita Income # 361 39th

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