Bobtown, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bobtown, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Bobtown Census Designated Place had a population of 202 as of July 1, 2017. Bobtown ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bobtown is located at latitude 37.6493 and longitude -75.7999 in Accomack County. The formal boundaries for the Bobtown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Accomack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Bobtown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584809) 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 Bobtown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 202
Daytime Population: Workers 105
Daytime Population: Residents 121
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 226
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 202
Population in Familes 165
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 57
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $47,388
Average Household Income $60,395
Per Capita Income $25,094


Total Housing Units 143 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 81 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (30.8%)
Median Home Value $193,750
Average Home Value $214,506


Total Households 99
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.6% -0.4%
Households -0.54% -0.41%
Families 0.2% -0.6%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Bobtown, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bobtown 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 # 543 9th
Population Density # 577 3rd
Diversity Index # 229 62nd
Median Household Income # 330 45th
Per Capita Income # 330 45th

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