Tappahannock, VA Population

Population: 2,068. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,155 (+4.2% change)
Males: 907 (43.9%), Females: 1,161 (56.1%)

Essex County

Zip code: 22560

Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $33,687
Median house value: $100,200

Races in Tappahannock:

  • White Non-Hispanic (54.5%)
  • Black (41.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

Ancestries: English (11.1%), United States (10.3%), German (5.8%), Irish (4.7%), Italian (2.5%), Scottish (2.2%).

Elevation: 22 feet

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tappahannock

  • High school or higher: 73.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tappahannock town

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +433 (+26.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Tappahannock:

  • RIVERSIDE TAPPAHANNOCK HOSP INC (ROUTE 2 BOX 612)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Tappahannock:

  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; LEONARDTOWN, MD)
  • CUMBERLAND HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; NEW KENT, VA)
  • RAPPAHANNOCK GENL HOSP (about 39 miles; KILMARNOCK, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tappahannock:

  • RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL (about 43 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Abbreviation: RIC)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 61 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; Abbreviation: ADW)
  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 62 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Abbreviation: PHF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tappahannock:

  • TAPPAHANNOCK MUNI (about 1 miles; TAPPAHANNOCK, VA; Abbreviation: W79)
  • MIDDLE PENINSULA RGNL (about 29 miles; WEST POINT, VA; Abbreviation: FYJ)
  • CAPT WALTER FRANCIS DUKE RGNL AT ST MARY’S (about 34 miles; LEONARDTOWN, MD; Abbreviation: 2W6)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tappahannock:

  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND (about 43 miles; LA PLATA, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,439)
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 43 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,133)
  • J SARGEANT REYNOLDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,906)
  • VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 18,753)
  • MARY WASHINGTON COLLEGE (about 50 miles; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,731)
  • UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND (about 52 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • JOHN TYLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; CHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)

Schools

Public high schools in Tappahannock:

  • ESSEX HIGH (Students: 537; Location: ROUTE 627 AIRPORT ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CHESAPEAKE BAY GOV SCH (Location: 109 NORTH CROSS ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Tappahannock:

  • ST MARGARETS SCHOOL (Students: 151; Location: PO BOX 158 444 WATER LN; Grades: 8 – 12; Girls only)
Public primary/middle schools in Tappahannock:

  • TAPPAHANNOCK ELEM. (Students: 619; Location: 205 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CIRCLE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • ESSEX INT. (Students: 545; Location: MARSH STREET; Grades: 05 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Tappahannock:

  • TAPPAHANNOCK JUNIOR ACADEMY (Students: 19; Location: PO BOX 790; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Tappahannock:

  • ESSEX PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $140,699; Location: 117 N. CHURCH LANE; 19,888 books; 980 audio materials; 577 video materials; 39 serial subscriptions)