Onancock, Virginia Population 2021

1,187
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Onancock is a city located in Accomack County Virginia. With a 2020 population of 1,187, it is the 126th largest city in Virginia and the 9632nd largest city in the United States . Onancock is currently declining at a rate of -1.00% annually and its population has decreased by -6.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,263 in 2010. Onancock reached it's highest population of 1,261 in 2011. Spanning over 1 miles, Onancock has a population density of 1,134 people per square mile.

The average household income in Onancock is $78,107 with a poverty rate of 15.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $852 per month, and the median house value is $217,600. The median age in Onancock is 57.3 years, 54 years for males, and 58.9 years for females.

Onancock Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Onancock was:

  • White: 73.86%
  • Black or African American: 22.31%
  • Asian: 2.46%
  • Two or more races: 1.09%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Onancock, Virginia is 1,187 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,223.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,263.

Onancock, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White81173.86%
Black or African American24522.31%
Asian272.46%
Two or More Races121.09%
Some Other Race30.27%
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Onancock Population by Race

Onancock Population Pyramid $2021

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Onancock Median Age

57.3


Total

54


Male

58.9


Female

Onancock Adults

There are 932 adults, (329 of whom are seniors) in Onancock.

Onancock Age Dependency

82.1

Age Dependency Ratio

54.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Onancock Sex Ratio

Female

552

50.27%

Male

546

49.73%

Onancock Population by Age

Onancock Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Onancock Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
All65.6%34.4%
Male57.1%42.9%
Female52.5%47.5%
Non Family51.9%48.1%

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Onancock Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5471.9965.6
Non Family2391.0451.9
Married2352.6183.4
Female593.2952.5
Male142.4357.1

2.68

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

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Onancock Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade212.36%
9th to 12th Grade586.53%
High School Graduate23726.69%
Some College16318.36%
Associates Degree9911.15%
Bachelors Degree15917.91%
Graduate Degree15117.00%
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Onancock Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Onancock Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White654618285
Black169129
Hispanic514822
Asian88
2+ Races33
Other Race333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Onancock Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,000$44,167$31,429
Less Than 9th Grade$14,896$15,417$12,000
High School Graduate$31,518$31,534$31,458
Some College$48,036$49,375$
Bachelors Degree$45,833$49,028$39,063
Graduate Degree$46,705$56,667$44,063

$40,000

Average Earnings

$44,167

Average Male

$31,429

Average Female

Onancock Earnings by Educational Attainment

Onancock Language by Age

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Onancock Language

89.90% of Onancock residents speak only English, while 10.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.43% of the population.

Onancock Language

Onancock Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White727709.63%
Black2455321.63%
Hispanic844250.00%
Multiple12325.00%

15.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.37%

Male Poverty Rate

17.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Onancock

The race most likely to be in poverty in Onancock is Hispanic, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Onancock is White, with 9.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.62%.

Onancock Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School23.21%
Less Than 9th Grade17.72%
Some College14.89%
Bachelors or Greater5.16%

Onancock Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed8.41%
Male Employed3.57%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Onancock Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Onancock Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,347$78,107
Families$62,885$103,941
Married Families$73,750-
Non Families$33,750$44,138
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Income by Household Type

Onancock Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Onancock Married by Age and Sex

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Onancock Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Onancock Marital Status by Race

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Onancock Marital Status

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97

Number of Veterans

91

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam37
World War II12
First Gulf War9
Second Gulf War8
Korea6

Onancock Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+30
65 to 7428
55 to 6425
35 to 549
18 to 345

Onancock Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9713.27%
Hispanic814.55%

Onancock Veterans by Race

Onancock Veterans by Education

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3.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Onancock Veterans by Education

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51%

Labor Force Participation

42.9%

Employment Rate

14.9%

Unemployment Rate

Onancock Employment by Age

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Onancock Employment by Race

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Onancock Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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48.18%

Born in Onancock

89.89%

Native Born

10.11%

Foreign Born

3.37%

Non Citizen

6.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.89% of Onancock residents were born in the United States, with 48.18% having been born in Virginia. 3.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Onancock Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,187-12-1.00%
20201,199-12-0.99%
20191,211-12-0.98%
20181,223-5-0.41%
20171,228-9-0.73%
20161,237-5-0.40%
20151,242-5-0.40%
20141,247-2-0.16%
20131,249-11-0.87%
20121,260-1-0.08%
20111,26120.16%
20101,2590.00%

Onancock Population by Year