Tangier, VA Profile: Facts & Data

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Tangier, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Tangier had a population of 426 as of July 1, 2019. Tangier ranks in the lower 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 Tangier is located at latitude 37.8262 and longitude -75.9916 in Accomack County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Tangier encompass a land area of 1.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Accomack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 0 feet.

The Town of Tangier (GNIS ID: 2391438) 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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Tangier, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Tangier, VA Housing Affordability Index is 220
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

Tangier, VA Wealth Index is 62
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 426
Population in Households 426
Population in Familes 367
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 787
Diversity Index1 6
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,179
Average Household Income $59,130
Per Capita Income $26,873
Wealth Index3 62

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 251 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 ( 8.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (23.5%)
Median Home Value $120,161
Housing Affordability Index2 220
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 192
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 138
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 -0.8% -0.91%
Households -0.71% -0.85%
Families -0.53% -0.89%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   3.28%

Tangier, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tangier 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 # 468 21st
Population Density # 290 51st
Diversity Index # 582 2nd
Median Household Income # 373 37th
Per Capita Income # 329 45th

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