Onancock, VA Population

Population: 1,525. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,477 (-3.1% change)
Males: 679 (44.5%), Females: 846 (55.5%)

Accomack County

Zip code: 23417

Median resident age: 45.3 years
Median household income: $28,214
Median house value: $79,400

Races in Onancock:

  • White Non-Hispanic (64.6%)
  • Black (31.4%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: English (13.8%), United States (11.9%), German (9.6%), Irish (6.6%), Italian (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Elevation: 18 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Onancock

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Onancock town

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

4.7% Foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 1.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+0.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Onancock:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Onancock:

  • SALISBURY-OCEAN CITY WICOMICO REGIONAL (about 47 miles; SALISBURY, MD; Abbreviation: SBY)
  • LANGLEY AFB (about 61 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Abbreviation: LFI)
  • OCEANA NAS /APOLLO SOUCEK FIELD/ (about 65 miles; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Abbreviation: NTU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Onancock:

  • ACCOMACK COUNTY (about 6 miles; MELFA, VA; Abbreviation: MFV)
  • TANGIER ISLAND (about 18 miles; TANGIER, VA; Abbreviation: TGI)
  • CRISFIELD MUNI (about 22 miles; CRISFIELD, MD; Abbreviation: W41)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Onancock:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-EASTERN SHORE (about 35 miles; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,940)
  • SALISBURY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; SALISBURY, MD; Full-time enrollment: 5,645)
  • HAMPTON UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,249)
  • OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 13,330)
  • THOMAS NELSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 65 miles; Hampton, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,884)
  • ECPI COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 67 miles; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,083)
  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,432)
Public primary/middle school in Onancock:

  • ONANCOCK LRNG CTR – ECSE (Location: 6 COLLEGE AVE; Grades: 00 – 00)