Accomack County, VA Demographics

The total population of Accomack County is estimated to be 33,367 with 16,257 males (48.72%) and 17,110 females (51.28%). There are 853 more females than males in Accomack County.
The median household income in Accomack County was $54,695 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 2,369(4.53%) from $52,326 in 2020. This income is 73.31% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Accomack County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $64,159. Overall, the median household income for the county of Accomack County stands at $54,695.
In Accomack County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $34,288 for males and $26,076 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $46,362 for males and $37,108 for females.
In Accomack County, there are just three different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $62,323, followed by Two or More Races households at $43,743, and Black or African American households with a median household income of $42,219.
In 2022, the population of Accomack County was 33,191, a 0.52% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Accomack County's population was 33,364, a decline of 0.07% compared to a population of 33,388 in 2020.
The median age in Accomack County, VA is 47.1, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.20% were under the age of 15, 15.32% aged 15 to 29, 43.33% aged 30 to 64, 21.57% aged 65 to 84, and 2.58% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Accomack County population: 64.51% are White, 28.53% are Black or African American, 0.25% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.76% are Asian, 0.99% are some other race and 4.96% are multiracial.