Onley, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Onley, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Onley had a population of 488 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Onley is located at latitude 37.691 and longitude -75.716 in Accomack County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Onley encompass a land area of 0.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Accomack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Town of Onley (GNIS ID: 2391346) 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.

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Onley, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 488
Population in Households 488
Population in Familes 394
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 600
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $52,515
Average Household Income $70,904
Per Capita Income $29,227


Total Housing Units 289 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 143 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (28.7%)
Median Home Value $197,656
Average Home Value $208,566


Total Households 206
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 136
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.67% -0.92%
Households -0.63% -0.79%
Families -0.35% -0.9%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Onley, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Onley to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 447 25th
Population Density # 342 42nd
Diversity Index # 155 74th
Median Household Income # 280 53rd
Per Capita Income # 253 58th

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