Accomack County, Virginia Population 2024

32,845

Accomack County, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 32,845 with a growth rate of -0.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Accomack County, Virginia is the 55th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 33,150 and has seen a growth of -0.92% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202931,980-173-0.54%
202832,153-173-0.54%
202732,326-173-0.53%
202632,499-173-0.53%
202532,672-173-0.53%
202432,845-173-0.52%
202333,018-173-0.52%
202233,191-173-0.52%
202133,364-24-0.07%
202033,3881,0633.29%
201932,325-278-0.85%
201832,603-126-0.38%
201732,729-174-0.53%
201632,903-27-0.08%
201532,930-62-0.19%
201432,992100.03%
201332,982-294-0.88%
201233,276490.15%
201133,227770.23%
201033,150
199031,7034351.39%
198031,2682,2647.81%
197029,004-1,631-5.32%
196030,635-3,197-9.45%
195033,8328022.43%
194033,030-2,824-7.88%
193035,8541,0593.04%
192034,795-1,855-5.06%
191036,6504,08012.53%
190032,5705,29319.4%
189027,2772,86911.75%
188024,4083,99919.59%
187020,4091,8239.81%
186018,5866963.89%
185017,8907944.64%
184017,0964402.64%
183016,6566904.32%
182015,9662231.42%
181015,743500.32%
180015,6931,73412.42%
179013,959-18,021-56.35%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.52% (-173)
County Website
Accomack County
County Seat
2010 Population
33,150
Area
450 mi²
Density
73 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-0.92% (-305)
Founded
1671

Accomack County, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20,86062.52%
Black or African American9,48428.42%
Two or more races2,0976.28%
Other race5791.74%
Asian2680.8%
Native American790.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Accomack County, Virginia Population by Race

Accomack County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Accomack County, Virginia Median Age

47.3

Total

46.2

Male

49.1

Female

Accomack County, Virginia Adults

There are 26,532 adults, (8,313 of whom are seniors) in Accomack County, Virginia.

Accomack County, Virginia Age Dependency

83.1

Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Accomack County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female17,11051.28%
Male16,25748.72%

Accomack County, Virginia Population by Age

Accomack County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,2522.2666.933.1
Married6,6062.882.817.2
Non Family5,0411.0657.642.4
Female1,6463.5647.452.6
Male9592.5839.460.6
showing: 5 rows

2.84

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Accomack County, Virginia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Accomack County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Accomack County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.21%.

Accomack County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,595

Average Earnings

$45,124

Average Male

$29,850

Average Female

Accomack County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Accomack County, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Accomack County, Virginia Language

87.41% of Accomack County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 12.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.18% of the population.

Accomack County, Virginia Language

Accomack County, Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black9,3402,20723.63%
White19,6112,05710.49%
Hispanic3,05272623.79%
Other57027648.42%
Multiple2,08527313.09%
Asian2555320.78%
Native7945.06%
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15.9%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.28%

Male Poverty Rate

17.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Accomack County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Accomack County, Virginia is Other, with 48.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Accomack County, Virginia is Native, with 5.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.81%.

Accomack County, Virginia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.17%
High School14.02%
Some College9.51%
Bachelors or Greater5.83%
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Accomack County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed37.12%
Female Employed10.01%
Male Unemployed8.08%
Male Employed4.43%
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Accomack County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Accomack County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Accomack County, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Accomack County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Accomack County, Virginia 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 35-44.

Accomack County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Accomack County, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,489

Number of Veterans

2,328

Male Veterans

161

Female Veterans

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Accomack County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Accomack County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Accomack County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Accomack County, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Accomack County, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Accomack County, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Accomack County, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Accomack County, Virginia 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

56.2%

Born in Accomack County, Virginia

92.58%

Native Born

7.42%

Foreign Born

5.33%

Non Citizen

2.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.58% of Accomack County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 56.2% having been born in Virginia. 5.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Accomack County, Virginia Place of Birth

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