Cana, Virginia Population 2024

1,052

Cana is a city located in Carroll County and Patrick County Virginia. Cana has a 2024 population of 1,052. Cana is currently declining at a rate of -11.67% annually and its population has decreased by -41.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,800 in 2020.

The average household income in Cana is $82,513 with a poverty rate of 2.78%. The median age in Cana is 37.9 years: 37.6 years for males, and 48.2 years for females.

Cana Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cana was:

  • White: 99.4%
  • Native American: 0.6%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
7.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
132.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-41.56% (-748)
The current population of Cana, Virginia is 1,052 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,800.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,32299.4%
Native American80.6%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Cana Population by Race

Cana Population Pyramid 2024

Cana Median Age

37.9

Total

37.6

Male

48.2

Female

Cana Adults

There are 1,108 adults, (191 of whom are seniors) in Cana.

Cana Age Dependency

45

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Cana Sex Ratio

Female61546.24%
Male71553.76%

Cana Population by Age

Cana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5122.671.928.1
Married3733.136634
Non Family1341.1387.312.7
Female52.61000
Male0000

3.12

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade626.01%
Associates Degree16515.99%
Bachelors Degree18618.02%
Graduate Degree454.36%
High School Graduate42541.18%
Less Than 9th Grade373.59%
Some College11210.85%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,024933231
Native American800

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.56%.

Cana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$56,495$0$56,114
Graduate Degree$40,139$0$0
High School Graduate$35,293$30,395$35,787
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$41,875$61,167$36,451
Some College$112,870$113,269$34,420

$41,875

Average Earnings

$61,167

Average Male

$36,451

Average Female

Cana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cana Language

100% of Cana residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Cana Language

Cana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,322292.19%
Native88100%

2.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.52%

Male Poverty Rate

3.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cana is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cana is White, with 2.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.35%.

Cana Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.08%
Bachelors or Greater7.79%
High School2.59%
Some College0%

Cana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.34%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Cana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$95,435$96,858
Households$69,444$82,513
Married Families$95,571$-999,999,999
Non Families-$42,048

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

72.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

77.8%

Male Marriage Rate

68.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Cana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Cana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

17

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam17
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Cana Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6417
18 to 340
35 to 540
65 to 740
75+0

Cana Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White171.55%

Cana Veterans by Race

Cana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

69.1%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

34.44%

Born in Cana

99.4%

Native Born

0.6%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.4% of Cana residents were born in the United States, with 34.44% having been born in Virginia. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cana Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,052-139-11.67%
20231,191-139-10.45%
20221,330-139-9.46%
20211,469-331-18.39%
20201,800-20-1.1%
20191,820-106-5.5%
20181,92648433.56%
20171,442553.97%
20161,387775.88%
20151,310-42-3.11%
20141,352-215-13.72%
20131,567-28-1.76%
20121,59524217.89%
20111,353997.89%
20101,25400%

Cana Population by Year