Cape Charles, Virginia Population 2020

981
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Cape Charles is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 981, it is the 137th largest city in Virginia and the 10385th largest city in the United States. Cape Charles is currently declining at a rate of -1.11% annually and its population has decreased by -2.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,009 in 2010. Cape Charles reached it's highest population of 1,023 in 2016. Spanning over 4 miles, Cape Charles has a population density of 276 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cape Charles is $85,228 with a poverty rate of 19.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $769 per month, and the median house value is $339,800. The median age in Cape Charles is 58.2 years, 59.6 years for males, and 57.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.7 males.

Cape Charles Demographics

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

  • White: 70.13%
  • Black or African American: 23.32%
  • Two or more races: 5.85%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Cape Charles, Virginia is 981, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,003.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,009.

Cape Charles, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White80370.13%
Black or African American26723.32%
Two or More Races675.85%
Asian40.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.35%
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Cape Charles Population Pyramid 2020

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Cape Charles Median Age

58.2


Total

59.6


Male

57.4


Female

Cape Charles Adults

There are 957 adults, (364 of whom are seniors) in Cape Charles.

Cape Charles Age Dependency

93.1

Age Dependency Ratio

61.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cape Charles Sex Ratio

Female

637

55.63%

Male

508

44.37%

Cape Charles Households and Families

Cape Charles Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cape Charles Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
All51.5%48.5%
Non Family35.9%64.1%
Female17.4%82.6%
Male0%100%

51.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5791.9851.5
Non Family2701.3135.9
Married2382.0681.1
Female464.517.4
Male253.680

2.56

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Cape Charles Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade465.08%
9th to 12th Grade384.20%
High School Graduate19521.55%
Some College19921.99%
Associates Degree434.75%
Bachelors Degree20222.32%
Graduate Degree18220.11%
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Cape Charles Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White658614337
Black20618329
Hispanic1742
Multiple Races161612
Native American4
Asian444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,389$41,023$42,692
Less Than High School$41,953$42,115$
High School Grad$23,571$31,250$
Some College$31,477$33,750$19,318
Bachelors Degree$50,313$$50,625
Graduate Degree$82,321$$88,750

$41,389

Average Earnings

$41,023

Average Male

$42,692

Average Female

Cape Charles Language

Cape Charles Language by Age

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Cape Charles Language

96.49% of Cape Charles residents speak only English, while 3.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.98% of the population.

Cape Charles Poverty

Cape Charles Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7689011.72%
Black2678130.34%
Multiple675176.12%
Hispanic17211.76%

19.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.78%

Male Poverty Rate

24.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cape Charles

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cape Charles is Multiple, with 76.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cape Charles is White, with 11.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.07%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.38%
High School26.67%
Some College9.09%
Bachelors or Greater3.39%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed82.35%
Male Unemployed62.50%
Female Employed8.30%
Male Employed3.03%

Cape Charles Income

Cape Charles Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,188$85,228
Families$95,750$115,949
Married Families$116,250-
Non Families$31,500$50,069
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Cape Charles Marital Status

Cape Charles Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Cape Charles Married by Age and Sex

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Cape Charles 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 55-64.

Cape Charles Marital Status by Race

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Cape Charles Veterans

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111

Number of Veterans

106

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam61
First Gulf War26
Second Gulf War26
Korea5
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7458
75+16
55 to 6414
35 to 5413
18 to 3410
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Name Veterans % of Total
White9012.75%
Black219.91%

Cape Charles Veterans by Education

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2.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cape Charles Employment Status

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49.9%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.11%

Born in Virginia

95.98%

Native Born

4.02%

Foreign Born

1.75%

Non Citizen

2.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.98% of Cape Charles residents were born in the United States, with 55.11% having been born in Virginia. 1.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020981-11-1.11%
2019992-11-1.10%
20181,003-9-0.89%
20171,012-11-1.08%
20161,023181.79%
20151,005252.55%
201498020.20%
2013978-16-1.61%
2012994-22-2.17%
20111,01650.49%
20101,0110.00%