Accomack County VA Information


Accomack County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 33,765
Daytime Population: Workers 14,607
Daytime Population: Residents 17,285
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,892
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 33,337
Population in Familes 26,587
Population in Group Qrtrs 428
Population Density2 75
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $43,684
Average Household Income $59,294
Per Capita Income $24,924


Total Housing Units 21,847 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,854 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,227 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,766 (35.5%)
Median Home Value $166,585
Average Home Value $199,893


Total Households 14,081
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 9,202
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 0.25% 0.25%
Households 0.28% 0.27%
Families 0.12% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.75%


Accomack County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Accomack County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 53 61st
Population Density # 84 38th
Diversity Index # 30 78th
Median Household Income # 89 34th
Per Capita Income # 75 44th

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