Onancock, Virginia Population 2024

1,153

Onancock is a city located in Accomack County Virginia. Onancock has a 2024 population of 1,153. Onancock is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually and its population has decreased by -1.2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,167 in 2020.

The average household income in Onancock is $77,064 with a poverty rate of 20.08%. The median age in Onancock is 45.5 years: 34.7 years for males, and 54.7 years for females.

Onancock Demographics

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

  • White: 51.81%
  • Black or African American: 41.21%
  • Two or more races: 6.62%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Other race: 0.14%
  • Asian: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,101.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.2% (-14)
The current population of Onancock, Virginia is 1,153 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,167.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White74351.81%
Black or African American59141.21%
Two or more races956.62%
Native American20.14%
Other race20.14%
Asian10.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Onancock Population by Race

Onancock Population Pyramid 2024

Onancock Median Age

45.5

Total

34.7

Male

54.7

Female

Onancock Adults

There are 1,077 adults, (457 of whom are seniors) in Onancock.

Onancock Age Dependency

131.3

Age Dependency Ratio

73.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Onancock Sex Ratio

Female78854.95%
Male64645.05%

Onancock Population by Age

Onancock Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6962.0562.237.8
Non Family2961.0354.745.3
Married2462.3983.716.3
Female1453.4741.458.6
Male93.5655.644.4

2.72

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

62.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Onancock Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade514.99%
Associates Degree939.1%
Bachelors Degree13012.72%
Graduate Degree21120.65%
High School Graduate31030.33%
Less Than 9th Grade353.42%
Some College19218.79%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Onancock Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Onancock Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White629625304
Black36328430
Hispanic22195
2+ Races20170
Other Race222
Native American220
Asian110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Onancock Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$37,109$91,250$36,406
Graduate Degree$95,048$96,587$53,125
High School Graduate$36,971$36,300$38,333
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$37,436$47,031$36,536
Some College$34,861$46,250$31,620

$37,436

Average Earnings

$47,031

Average Male

$36,536

Average Female

Onancock Earnings by Educational Attainment

Onancock Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Onancock Language

94.12% of Onancock residents speak only English, while 5.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.14% of the population.

Onancock Language

Onancock Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black59118731.64%
White730537.26%
Multiple954749.47%
Asian11100%

20.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.18%

Male Poverty Rate

22.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Onancock

The race most likely to be in poverty in Onancock is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Onancock is White, with 7.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.99%.

Onancock Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.56%
High School23.87%
Some College14.74%
Bachelors or Greater4.69%

Onancock Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed67.44%
Female Employed10.74%
Male Employed1.28%
Male Unemployed0%

Onancock Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Onancock Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$68,188$96,288
Households$51,830$77,064
Married Families$113,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,464$47,763

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Onancock Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

34.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Onancock Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Onancock Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Onancock Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Onancock Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

108

Number of Veterans

108

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam50
First Gulf War22
Second Gulf War18
World War II3
Korea0

Onancock Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7445
75+29
55 to 6422
35 to 5412
18 to 340

Onancock Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White10616.21%
Hispanic520.83%
Black20.51%

Onancock Veterans by Race

Onancock Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Onancock Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Onancock Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Onancock Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Onancock Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.25%

Born in Onancock

97.35%

Native Born

2.65%

Foreign Born

1.32%

Non Citizen

1.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.35% of Onancock residents were born in the United States, with 63.25% having been born in Virginia. 1.32% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,137-3-0.26%
20281,140-3-0.26%
20271,143-4-0.35%
20261,147-3-0.26%
20251,150-3-0.26%
20241,153-4-0.35%
20231,157-2-0.17%
20221,159-7-0.6%
20211,166-1-0.09%
20201,167-44-3.63%
20191,211-13-1.06%
20181,224-6-0.49%
20171,230-9-0.73%
20161,239-4-0.32%
20151,243-5-0.4%
20141,248-1-0.08%
20131,249-12-0.95%
20121,26100%
20111,26110.08%
20101,26000%

Onancock Population by Year