Captains Cove, Virginia Population 2024

1,121

Captains Cove is a city located in Accomack County Virginia. Captains Cove has a 2024 population of 1,121. Captains Cove is currently declining at a rate of -2.94% annually and its population has decreased by -10.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,257 in 2020.

The average household income in Captains Cove is $78,628 with a poverty rate of 2.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Captains Cove is 62.8 years, 65.9 years for males, and 62.1 years for females.

Captains Cove Demographics

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

  • White: 98.23%
  • Black or African American: 1.77%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
379.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-10.82% (-136)
The current population of Captains Cove, Virginia is 1,121 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,257.

Captains Cove, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,16898.23%
Black or African American211.77%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Captains Cove Population by Race

Captains Cove Population Pyramid 2024

Captains Cove Median Age

62.8

Total

65.9

Male

62.1

Female

Captains Cove Adults

There are 918 adults, (512 of whom are seniors) in Captains Cove.

Captains Cove Age Dependency

192.9

Age Dependency Ratio

126.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

66.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Captains Cove Sex Ratio

Female61151.39%
Male57848.61%

Captains Cove Population by Age

Captains Cove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4592.5993.56.5
Married3542.94964
Non Family1051.4284.815.2
Male0000
Female0000

2.9

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

93.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Captains Cove Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade323.53%
Associates Degree11112.24%
Bachelors Degree18520.4%
Graduate Degree11212.35%
High School Graduate27630.43%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College19121.06%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Captains Cove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Captains Cove Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White886854297
Black21210

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.52%.

Captains Cove Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$57,991$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$51,417$50,667$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$36,836$45,156$35,586
Some College$0$0$29,583

$36,836

Average Earnings

$45,156

Average Male

$35,586

Average Female

Captains Cove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Captains Cove Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Captains Cove Language

96.29% of Captains Cove residents speak only English, while 3.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.71% of the population.

Captains Cove Language

Captains Cove Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,157242.07%

2.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.08%

Male Poverty Rate

1.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Captains Cove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Captains Cove is White, with 2.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Captains Cove is White, with 2.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.21%.

Captains Cove Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School4.35%
Some College3.97%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Captains Cove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Captains Cove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Captains Cove Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$73,958$84,726
Households$66,083$78,628
Married Families$73,958$-999,999,999
Non Families$49,554$56,469

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Captains Cove Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

77.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

82.6%

Male Marriage Rate

72.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Captains Cove Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Captains Cove Marriage

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

Captains Cove Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Captains Cove Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

123

Number of Veterans

110

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam63
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Captains Cove Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+54
65 to 7438
55 to 6418
35 to 5413
18 to 340

Captains Cove Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White12313.95%

Captains Cove Veterans by Race

Captains Cove Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Captains Cove Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

36.5%

Labor Force Participation

30.5%

Employment Rate

12.4%

Unemployment Rate

Captains Cove Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Captains Cove Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Captains Cove 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

25.15%

Born in Captains Cove

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Captains Cove residents were born in the United States, with 25.15% 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 Europe.

Captains Cove Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,121-34-2.94%
20231,155-34-2.86%
20221,189-219-15.55%
20211,40815112.01%
20201,25718016.71%
20191,077-189-14.93%
20181,266978.3%
20171,169847.74%
20161,08530.28%
20151,08221925.38%
201486311114.76%
20137527911.74%
201267320343.19%
2011470-572-54.89%
20101,04200%

Captains Cove Population by Year