The Town of Wachapreague had a population of 231 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Wachapreague is located at latitude 37.6063 and longitude -75.6896 in Accomack County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wachapreague (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Accomack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.
The Town of Wachapreague (GNIS ID: 2391465) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wachapreague population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Wachapreague: Powellton.
|Daytime Population: Workers||106|
|Daytime Population: Residents||154|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||260|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.13|
|Population in Households||231|
|Population in Familes||185|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$47,384|
|Average Household Income||$65,303|
|Per Capita Income||$28,968|
|Total Housing Units||230 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||81 (35.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||43 (18.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||106 (46.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$172,500|
|Average Home Value||$178,395|
|Average Household Size||1.86|
|Average Family Size||2|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.0%|
|Per Capita Income||3.57%|
The table below compares Wachapreague 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.
|Total Population||# 528||11th|
|Population Density||# 249||58th|
|Diversity Index||# 164||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 331||44th|
|Per Capita Income||# 233||61st|
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