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Hallwood, Virginia
Location in Accomack County and the state of Virginia.
Location in Accomack County and the state of Virginia.
Country United States
State Virginia
County Accomack
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 20 ft (6 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 206
 • Density 1,030/sq mi (343/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 23359
Area code(s) 757
FIPS code 51-34176
GNIS feature ID 1495643

Hallwood is a town in Accomack County, Virginia, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 206.


Wessells Root Cellar was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.


Hallwood is located at 37°52′39″N 75°35′26″W / 37.877418°N 75.590589°W / 37.877418; -75.590589 (37.877418, -75.590589).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 269
1970 254 −5.6%
1980 243 −4.3%
1990 228 −6.2%
2000 290 27.2%
2010 206 −29.0%
Est. 2015 204 −1.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 290 people, 100 households, and 73 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,184.8 people per square mile (466.5/km2). There were 121 housing units at an average density of 494.3 per square mile (194.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 84.14% White, 4.48% African American, 1.03% Native American, 8.97% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.76% of the population.

There were 100 households out of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.0% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the town, the population was spread out with 33.4% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 101.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $29,861, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $20,625 versus $19,773 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,351. About 8.8% of families and 14.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 3.9% of those sixty five or over.


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Hallwood has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

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