Wattsville, Virginia Population 2024

2,338

Wattsville is a city located in Accomack County Virginia. Wattsville has a 2024 population of 2,338. Wattsville is currently growing at a rate of 22.47% annually and its population has increased by 275.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 622 in 2020.

The average household income in Wattsville is $67,919 with a poverty rate of 1.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wattsville is 39.2 years, 45.3 years for males, and 31.1 years for females.

Wattsville Demographics

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

  • White: 63.04%
  • Black or African American: 25.07%
  • Two or more races: 11.55%
  • Asian: 0.34%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
545.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
275.88% (1,716)
The current population of Wattsville, Virginia is 2,338 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 622.

Wattsville, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White93363.04%
Black or African American37125.07%
Two or more races17111.55%
Asian50.34%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Wattsville Population by Race

Wattsville Population Pyramid 2024

Wattsville Median Age

39.2

Total

45.3

Male

31.1

Female

Wattsville Adults

There are 1,131 adults, (185 of whom are seniors) in Wattsville.

Wattsville Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wattsville Sex Ratio

Female84557.09%
Male63542.91%

Wattsville Population by Age

Wattsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6862.0859.540.5
Non Family320057.242.8
Married2423.4950.849.2
Male781.491000
Female463.1552.247.8

3.02

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

59.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wattsville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade191.91%
9th to 12th Grade999.97%
High School Graduate29229.41%
Some College18418.53%
Associates Degree12212.29%
Bachelors Degree11711.78%
Graduate Degree16016.11%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wattsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wattsville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White636553241
Black24821317
2+ Races979719
Hispanic90900

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.89%.

Wattsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$44,840$62,631$31,338
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$63,808$64,419$0
Some College$55,179$77,527$0
Bachelors Degree$24,177$0$0
Graduate Degree$31,563$0$31,475

$44,840

Average Earnings

$62,631

Average Male

$31,338

Average Female

Wattsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wattsville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wattsville Language

86.49% of Wattsville residents speak only English, while 13.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.26% of the population.

Wattsville Language

Wattsville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White823232.79%

1.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.98%

Male Poverty Rate

1.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wattsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wattsville is White, with 2.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wattsville is White, with 2.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.28%.

Wattsville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.88%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Wattsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed0%
Female Employed0%

Wattsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wattsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$63,023$67,919
Families$78,207$92,275
Married Families$100,781$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,230$40,063

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wattsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wattsville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wattsville 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 35-44.

Wattsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wattsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

124

Number of Veterans

124

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam15
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War9
Korea0
World War II0

Wattsville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5478
55 to 6422
65 to 7415
18 to 349
75+0

Wattsville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White11515.13%
2+ Races915.52%

Wattsville Veterans by Race

Wattsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wattsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wattsville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wattsville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wattsville 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

48.92%

Born in Wattsville

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Wattsville residents were born in the United States, with 48.92% having been born in Virginia. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wattsville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,33842922.47%
20231,90942928.99%
20221,48051052.58%
202197034855.95%
2020622-376-37.68%
201999814316.73%
2018855556.88%
2017800-426-34.75%
20161,226312.59%
20151,195-18-1.48%
20141,21322422.65%
2013989-108-9.85%
20121,097-126-10.3%
20111,223958.42%
20101,12800%

Wattsville Population by Year