Cape Charles is a city located in Northampton County Virginia. With a 2020 population of 1,045, it is the 136th largest city in Virginia and the 10132nd largest city in the United States . Cape Charles is currently growing at a rate of 1.26% annually and its population has increased by 3.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,009 in 2010. Cape Charles reached it's highest population of 1,045 in 2021. Spanning over 4 miles, Cape Charles has a population density of 294 people per square mile.
The average household income in Cape Charles is $81,032 with a poverty rate of 21.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $618 per month, and the median house value is $345,500. The median age in Cape Charles is 58 years, 61.2 years for males, and 57.7 years for females.