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Onancock is a town in Accomack County.
The community name derives from Indian term for "foggy place"
The latitude of Onancock is 37.711N. The longitude is -75.749W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,494.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Onancock demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Accomack County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 23417 ZIP code.
11% of Onancock residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Onancock ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Onancock was $18,393, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Onancock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Onancock, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $322. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $892.
Accomack County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Onancock political report.
The average commute time for Onancock workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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