Accomack County, Virginia Population 2021

Accomack County, Virginia's estimated population is 31,786 with a growth rate of -0.83% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Accomack County, Virginia is the 54th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 33,148 and has seen a growth of -4.11% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202131,786-265-0.83%
202032,051-265-0.82%
201932,316-265-0.81%
201832,581-104-0.32%
201732,685-186-0.57%
201632,871-43-0.13%
201532,914-57-0.17%
201432,97120.01%
201332,969-299-0.90%
201233,268430.13%
201133,225770.23%
201033,1481,4454.56%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.83%
County Website
Founded
1671
County Seat
2010 Population
33,148
Growth Since 2010
-4.11%
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Accomack County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,28268.20%
Black or African American9,33128.56%
Two or More Races3411.04%
Some Other Race2790.85%
Asian2650.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native1750.54%
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Accomack County, Virginia Population by Race

Accomack County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Accomack County, Virginia Median Age

45.9


Total

42.9


Male

46.9


Female

Accomack County, Virginia Adults

There are 25,759 adults, (7,424 of whom are seniors) in Accomack County, Virginia.

Accomack County, Virginia Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Accomack County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

16,739

51.23%

Male

15,934

48.77%

Accomack County, Virginia Population by Age

Accomack County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Accomack County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.4%19.6%
All66.8%33.2%
Male58.9%41.1%
Non Family58.7%41.3%
Female42.3%57.7%

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Accomack County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,4382.3566.8
Married6,3752.8680.4
Non Family4,5161.1758.7
Female1,8073.2742.3
Male7402.8458.9

2.89

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Accomack County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5596.63%
9th to 12th Grade2,80111.92%
High School Graduate8,63336.73%
Some College4,01917.10%
Associates Degree1,9198.16%
Bachelors Degree2,64711.26%
Graduate Degree1,9298.21%
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Accomack County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Accomack County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,54913,6384,074
Black6,0644,326292
Hispanic1,45475487
Other Race241629
Asian20620627
2+ Races14314175
Native American454318

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 2+ races people with a rate of 52.45%.

Accomack County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,704$33,376$26,096
Less Than 9th Grade$21,504$24,116$12,214
High School Graduate$26,030$30,629$21,485
Some College$35,225$46,010$28,333
Bachelors Degree$41,215$43,478$41,039
Graduate Degree$53,591$64,444$41,757

$29,704

Average Earnings

$33,376

Average Male

$26,096

Average Female

Accomack County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Accomack County, Virginia Language by Age

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Accomack County, Virginia Language

88.49% of Accomack County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 11.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.07% of the population.

Accomack County, Virginia Language

Accomack County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,2172,65628.82%
White19,4241,7989.26%
Hispanic2,8901,52252.66%
Multiple32715045.87%
Other2794415.77%
Asian26572.64%
Native17574.00%

19.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.14%

Male Poverty Rate

19.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Accomack County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Accomack County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 52.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Accomack County, Virginia is Asian, with 2.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.59%.

Accomack County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.40%
High School13.24%
Some College10.69%
Bachelors or Greater2.78%

Accomack County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.17%
Male Unemployed16.97%
Female Employed9.37%
Male Employed7.10%

Accomack County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Accomack County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,073$63,100
Families$57,711$72,813
Married Families$67,847-
Non Families$28,604$42,048
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Income by Household Type

Accomack County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

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 Marital Status

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2,606

Number of Veterans

2,317

Male Veterans

289

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,108
First Gulf War522
Second Gulf War423
Korea157
World War II127

Accomack County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74768
55 to 64638
75+622
35 to 54480
18 to 3498

Accomack County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,07711.58%
Black5187.41%
Hispanic553.35%
2+ Races117.43%

Accomack County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Accomack County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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6.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Accomack County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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54.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Accomack County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Accomack County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Accomack County, Virginia 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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56.37%

Born in Accomack County, Virginia

92.27%

Native Born

7.73%

Foreign Born

5.86%

Non Citizen

1.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.27% of Accomack County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 56.37% having been born in Virginia. 5.86% 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

  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

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