Accomac is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 496 people and just one neighborhood, Accomac is the 304th largest community in Virginia.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Accomac is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Accomac is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Accomac who work in food service (16.95%), office and administrative support (14.12%) and teaching (10.17%).
Of important note, Accomac is also a town of artists. Accomac has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Accomac’s character.
Also of interest is that Accomac has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
One of the nice things about Accomac is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.33 minutes getting to work every day.
Accomac is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.