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Accomack County, Virginia; Clarke County, Virginia; Wise County, Virginia

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Accomack County, Virginia
Clarke County, Virginia
Wise County, Virginia
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 32,316 14,619 37,383
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 32,316 14,619 37,383
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 33,162 14,025 41,437
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -2.6% 4.2% -9.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 33,164 14,034 41,452
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.6%
4.4%
4.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.7%
19.5%
19.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
24.6%
21.8%
19.2%
Female persons, percent
51.3%
50.5%
47.9%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
67.8%
90.6%
92.5%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
28.8%
4.7%
5.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.7%
0.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.8%
1.4%
0.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
0.1%
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.7%
2.5%
1.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
9.1%
6.4%
1.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
59.9%
85.3%
91.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 2,606 1,095 2,193
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 7.7% 3.5% 1.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 21,319 6,396 17,916
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 66.8% 75.0% 66.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $171,800 $347,200 $85,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,241 $1,776 $986
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $384 $483 $334
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $831 $1,151 $632
Building permits, 2019 81 174 7
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 13,438 5,612 14,925
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.35 2.54 2.37
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 93.0% 90.1% 86.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 11.5% 6.1% 1.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 81.1% 90.9% 81.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 68.5% 78.7% 64.4%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 81.5% 89.1% 75.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 19.5% 32.2% 15.0%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 8.8% 4.6% 20.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
17.0%
10.6%
11.9%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 53.6% 63.7% 44.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 48.3% 58.2% 43.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 53,568 D 42,130
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 62,723 D 125,091
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 667,932 89,778 D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 78,932 D 299,723
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 348,195 81,456 500,864
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $10,443 $5,687 $12,241
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 22.9 38.1 22.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $46,073 $80,026 $38,888
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $26,018 $41,332 $21,500
Persons in poverty, percent
16.4%
6.3%
20.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 725 353 663
Total employment, 2018 8,809 2,915 7,732
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 280,559 127,849 245,923
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 2.1% -1.8% -1.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 2,387 1,426 1,510
All firms, 2012 2,997 1,596 2,086
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,716 841 1,016
Women-owned firms, 2012 802 579 633
Minority-owned firms, 2012 335 120 29
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 2,560 1,441 1,961
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 212 236 274
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,536 1,304 1,709
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 73.8 79.7 102.8
Land area in square miles, 2010 449.50 176.18 403.19
FIPS Code 51001 51043 51195
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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