Accomack County, Virginia Population 2020

Accomack County, Virginia's estimated population is 32,104 with a growth rate of -0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Accomack County, Virginia is the 53rd largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202032,104-154-0.48%
201932,258-154-0.48%
201832,412-154-0.47%
201732,566-284-0.86%
201632,850-60-0.18%
201532,910-60-0.18%
201432,97040.01%
201332,966-298-0.90%
201233,264430.13%
201133,221740.22%
201033,1471,4444.55%
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%
190032,5705,29319.40%
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%
179013,9590.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.48%
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Founded
1671
County Seat
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Accomack County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,37268.33%
Black or African American9,57429.24%
Two or More Races3160.97%
Some Other Race2300.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native1760.54%
Asian740.23%
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Accomack County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Accomack County, Virginia Median Age

45.9


Total

43.5


Male

47.2


Female

Accomack County, Virginia Adults

There are 25,861 adults, (7,171 of whom are seniors) in Accomack County, Virginia.

Accomack County, Virginia Age Dependency

75.2

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Accomack County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

16,881

51.56%

Male

15,861

48.44%

Accomack County, Virginia Households and Families

Accomack County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Accomack County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
All67.9%32.1%
Non Family61.2%38.8%
Male54%46%
Female47.6%52.4%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,4012.3667.9
Married6,2052.8580.3
Non Family4,7141.261.2
Female1,7903.4947.6
Male6922.9354

2.94

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

2.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Accomack County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4946.33%
9th to 12th Grade2,92512.40%
High School Graduate9,15538.80%
Some College3,91816.61%
Associates Degree1,7277.32%
Bachelors Degree2,61911.10%
Graduate Degree1,7577.45%
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Accomack County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,55613,4903,719
Black6,3524,622364
Hispanic1,398796168
Other Race1886011
Multiple Races14611361
Asian686827
Native American615834

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 native american people with a rate of 55.74%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,298$32,326$26,572
Less Than High School$19,750$23,197$12,217
High School Grad$26,044$30,168$22,013
Some College$36,444$45,518$31,125
Bachelors Degree$42,266$61,791$40,288
Graduate Degree$52,305$57,237$41,815

$30,298

Average Earnings

$32,326

Average Male

$26,572

Average Female

Accomack County, Virginia Language

Accomack County, Virginia Language by Age

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Accomack County, Virginia Language

89.45% of Accomack County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 10.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.50% of the population.

Accomack County, Virginia Poverty

Accomack County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,4672,82329.82%
White19,4921,9379.94%
Hispanic2,8961,57754.45%
Multiple30610133.01%
Other2306829.57%
Asian741520.27%
Native17663.41%

19.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.39%

Male Poverty Rate

21.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Accomack County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Accomack County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 54.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Accomack County, Virginia is Native, with 3.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.60%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.03%
High School13.01%
Some College12.07%
Bachelors or Greater3.71%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.49%
Male Unemployed15.20%
Female Employed8.31%
Male Employed6.30%

Accomack County, Virginia Income

Accomack County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,210$57,996
Families$54,984$67,024
Married Families$62,660-
Non Families$26,524$40,232
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Accomack County, Virginia Marital Status

Accomack County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Accomack County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Accomack County, Virginia Veterans

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2,700

Number of Veterans

2,414

Male Veterans

286

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,142
Second Gulf War458
First Gulf War447
Korea190
World War II133
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74753
55 to 64674
75+596
35 to 54549
18 to 34128
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,09211.57%
Black5938.23%
Hispanic342.08%
2 or More159.49%

Accomack County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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6.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Accomack County, Virginia Employment Status

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54.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

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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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56.48%

Born in Virginia

93.56%

Native Born

6.44%

Foreign Born

5.06%

Non Citizen

1.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.56% of Accomack County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 56.48% having been born in Virginia. 5.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990