Castlewood, Virginia Population 2024

929

Castlewood is a city located in Dickenson County, Russell County, and Wise County Virginia. Castlewood has a 2024 population of 929. Castlewood is currently declining at a rate of -9.37% annually and its population has decreased by -29.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,315 in 2020.

The average household income in Castlewood is $59,534 with a poverty rate of 30.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Castlewood is 61.1 years, 61.4 years for males, and 57.9 years for females.

Castlewood Demographics

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

  • White: 99.91%
  • Two or more races: 0.09%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
7.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
129.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-29.35% (-386)
The current population of Castlewood, Virginia is 929 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,315.

Castlewood, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,12199.91%
Two or more races10.09%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Castlewood Population by Race

Castlewood Population Pyramid 2024

Castlewood Median Age

61.1

Total

61.4

Male

57.9

Female

Castlewood Adults

There are 1,069 adults, (444 of whom are seniors) in Castlewood.

Castlewood Age Dependency

79.5

Age Dependency Ratio

71

Old Age Dependency Ratio

8.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Castlewood Sex Ratio

Female66859.54%
Male45440.46%

Castlewood Population by Age

Castlewood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5701.9164.435.6
Married2402.0880.819.2
Non Family2231.0963.236.8
Female913.3617.682.4
Male162.311000

2.09

Average Family Size

1.91

Average Household Size

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Castlewood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade736.93%
Associates Degree10910.34%
Bachelors Degree565.31%
Graduate Degree625.88%
High School Graduate41939.75%
Less Than 9th Grade11310.72%
Some College22221.06%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Castlewood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Castlewood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,053867118
2+ Races110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.21%.

Castlewood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$52,697$0$52,697
High School Graduate$46,563$49,107$12,375
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$48,250$49,250$42,273
Some College$54,250$63,583$52,950

$48,250

Average Earnings

$49,250

Average Male

$42,273

Average Female

Castlewood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Castlewood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Castlewood Language

97.56% of Castlewood residents speak only English, while 2.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.72% of the population.

Castlewood Language

Castlewood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,10934130.75%

30.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.95%

Male Poverty Rate

37.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Castlewood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Castlewood is White, with 30.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Castlewood is White, with 30.75% 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 32.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.38%.

Castlewood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.44%
High School30.6%
Some College24.92%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Castlewood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed17.96%
Female Unemployed0%

Castlewood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Castlewood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$57,601$57,567
Households$48,750$59,534
Married Families$68,468$-999,999,999
Non Families-$54,022

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Castlewood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Castlewood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Castlewood 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.

Castlewood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Castlewood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

64

Number of Veterans

34

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War30
Second Gulf War22
Vietnam10
Korea0
World War II0

Castlewood Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6430
18 to 3413
35 to 5411
65 to 7410
75+0

Castlewood Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White645.99%

Castlewood Veterans by Race

Castlewood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

65.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Castlewood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

31.6%

Labor Force Participation

31%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Castlewood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Castlewood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Castlewood 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

82.26%

Born in Castlewood

98.4%

Native Born

1.6%

Foreign Born

1.6%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.4% of Castlewood residents were born in the United States, with 82.26% having been born in Virginia. 1.6% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Castlewood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024929-96-9.37%
20231,025-97-8.65%
20221,122-116-9.37%
20211,238-77-5.86%
20201,315-470-26.33%
20191,785-273-13.27%
20182,0581578.26%
20171,9011689.69%
20161,733-142-7.57%
20151,87524414.96%
20141,631-28-1.69%
20131,659-67-3.88%
20121,726-233-11.89%
20111,959-86-4.21%
20102,04500%

Castlewood Population by Year