Accomac, VA Profile: Facts & Data

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Accomac, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Accomac had a population of 551 as of July 1, 2019. 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 -75.6655 in Accomack County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Accomac 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.

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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Accomac, VA Housing Affordability Index is 143
State of Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 126
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Accomac, VA Wealth Index is 101
State of Virginia Wealth Index is 124
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 551
Population in Households 520
Population in Familes 419
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density 1,350
Diversity Index1 72
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,570
Average Household Income $84,923
Per Capita Income $29,451
Wealth Index3 101

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 230 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $217,857
Housing Affordability Index2 143
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 195
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 135
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.65% -0.07%
Households 0.69% -0.1%
Families 1.56% -0.15%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

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, 2019 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 # 193 68th
Diversity Index # 65 89th
Median Household Income # 280 53rd
Per Capita Income # 279 53rd

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