Saxis, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Saxis, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Saxis had a population of 224 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Saxis is located at latitude 37.924 and longitude -75.7219 in Accomack County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Saxis encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Accomack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Town of Saxis (GNIS ID: 2391403) 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 Saxis: Saxis Island, Sikes, Sikes Town, Sykes.

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


Total Population 224
Population in Households 224
Population in Familes 175
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 528
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $46,244
Average Household Income $60,251
Per Capita Income $27,621


Total Housing Units 179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 80 (44.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (39.1%)
Median Home Value $117,045
Average Home Value $131,013


Total Households 109
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 68
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 -0.88% -1.0%
Households -0.85% -0.93%
Families 0.0% -0.9%
Median Household Income   3.74%
Per Capita Income   3.45%

Saxis, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saxis 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 # 529 11th
Population Density # 368 38th
Diversity Index # 330 44th
Median Household Income # 358 40th
Per Capita Income # 292 51st

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