Wachapreague, Virginia Population 2021

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Wachapreague is a city located in Accomack County Virginia. With a 2020 population of 221, it is the 207th largest city in Virginia and the 16353rd largest city in the United States . Wachapreague is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually and its population has decreased by -4.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 232 in 2010. Wachapreague reached it's highest population of 232 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Wachapreague has a population density of 990 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wachapreague is $51,523 with a poverty rate of 5.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $950 per month, and the median house value is $150,000. The median age in Wachapreague is 61.5 years, 60 years for males, and 63.5 years for females.

Wachapreague Demographics

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

  • White: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Wachapreague, Virginia is 221 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 224.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 232.

Wachapreague, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

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Wachapreague Population by Race

Wachapreague Population Pyramid $2021

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Wachapreague Median Age

61.5


Total

60


Male

63.5


Female

Wachapreague Adults

There are 175 adults, (85 of whom are seniors) in Wachapreague.

Wachapreague Age Dependency

113.3

Age Dependency Ratio

94.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wachapreague Sex Ratio

Female

94

48.96%

Male

98

51.04%

Wachapreague Population by Age

Wachapreague Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wachapreague Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married95.6%4.4%
All79.6%20.4%
Non Family69.1%30.9%
Male33.3%66.7%

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wachapreague Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1131.779.6
Non Family551.1369.1
Married452.295.6
Female72100
Male62.8333.3

2.24

Average Family Size

1.7

Average Household Size

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Wachapreague Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade31.78%
9th to 12th Grade116.51%
High School Graduate7544.38%
Some College169.47%
Associates Degree74.14%
Bachelors Degree3319.53%
Graduate Degree2414.20%
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Wachapreague Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wachapreague Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.73%.

Wachapreague Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,667$30,469$20,417
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$19,250$$
Some College$25,417$26,250$
Bachelors Degree$37,361$38,750$36,875
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,667

Average Earnings

$30,469

Average Male

$20,417

Average Female

Wachapreague Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wachapreague Language by Age

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Wachapreague Language

100.00% of Wachapreague residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Wachapreague Language

Wachapreague Poverty by Race

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5.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.16%

Male Poverty Rate

2.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wachapreague

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wachapreague is White, with 5.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wachapreague is White, with 5.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.19%.

Wachapreague Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.43%
High School9.33%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%

Wachapreague Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed3.64%
Female Employed0.00%

Wachapreague Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wachapreague Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,386$51,523
Families$58,125$68,391
Married Families$69,375-
Non Families$35,156$33,735
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Income by Household Type

Wachapreague Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wachapreague Married by Age and Sex

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Wachapreague 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 20-34.

Wachapreague Marital Status by Race

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Wachapreague Marital Status

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29

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam20
World War II4
Korea4
First Gulf War2
Second Gulf War

Wachapreague Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7420
75+8
55 to 641
35 to 54
18 to 34

Wachapreague Veterans by Age

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Wachapreague Veterans by Race

Wachapreague Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wachapreague Veterans by Education

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53.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wachapreague Employment by Age

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Wachapreague Employment by Race

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Wachapreague 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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49.48%

Born in Wachapreague

98.96%

Native Born

1.04%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.96% of Wachapreague residents were born in the United States, with 49.48% having been born in Virginia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wachapreague Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021221-1-0.45%
2020222-1-0.45%
2019223-1-0.45%
2018224-2-0.88%
2017226-1-0.44%
2016227-2-0.87%
20152290.00%
2014229-1-0.43%
2013230-2-0.86%
20122320.00%
20112320.00%
20102320.00%

Wachapreague Population by Year