Accomack County

Accomack County, Virginia

PO Box 388
Accomac, VA 23301
Phone: (757) 787-5700
Fax: (757) 787-2468

On the southern Delmarva peninsula, off the east coast of VA; organized 1663 from Northampton County. Name Origin: For a subtribe of the Powhatans; name is said to mean 'across the water,' since they lived across Chesapeake Bay from their kinsmen. The county retains the spelling closer to the Indian word accawmacke.

Area (sq mi):: 1310.05 (land 455.24; water 854.80) Population per square mile: 86.60
Population 2005: 39,424 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 20.80% Population 2000: 38,305 (White 61.90%; Black or African American 31.60%; Hispanic or Latino 5.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.90%). Foreign born: 4.20%. Median age: 39.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,309; median household $30,250; Population below poverty level: 18.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,314-$20,776
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 23.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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