Chatham, Virginia Population 2020

1,402
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Chatham is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 1,402, it is the 116th largest city in Virginia and the 8974th largest city in the United States. Chatham is currently declining at a rate of -1.27% annually but its population has increased by 10.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,269 in 2010. Chatham reached it's highest population of 1,484 in 2012. Spanning over 2 miles, Chatham has a population density of 691 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chatham is $69,506 with a poverty rate of 10.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $638 per month, and the median house value is $139,500. The median age in Chatham is 45.9 years, 43.6 years for males, and 48.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 121.2 males.

Chatham Demographics

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

  • White: 77.52%
  • Black or African American: 13.22%
  • Other race: 5.87%
  • Two or more races: 2.81%
  • Asian: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chatham, Virginia is 1,402, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,438.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,269.

Chatham, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White93877.52%
Black or African American16013.22%
Some Other Race715.87%
Two or More Races342.81%
Asian70.58%
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Chatham Population Pyramid 2020

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Chatham Median Age

45.9


Total

43.6


Male

48.9


Female

Chatham Adults

There are 1,024 adults, (254 of whom are seniors) in Chatham.

Chatham Age Dependency

57.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Chatham Sex Ratio

Female

547

45.21%

Male

663

54.79%

Chatham Households and Families

Chatham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chatham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All66.6%33.4%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Female61%39%
Male0%100%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5032.0666.6
Non Family1991.0462.3
Married1922.8885.4
Female772.4261
Male352.660

2.65

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

0.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Chatham Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade596.54%
9th to 12th Grade677.43%
High School Graduate23125.61%
Some College17118.96%
Associates Degree374.10%
Bachelors Degree20322.51%
Graduate Degree13414.86%
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Chatham Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White696620285
Black1409529
Hispanic42406
Other Race36366
Multiple Races211814
Asian333

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$41,546$45,526$36,563
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,250$30,893$2,500
Some College$51,563$64,500$16,786
Bachelors Degree$40,536$45,395$36,979
Graduate Degree$68,750$67,857$75,313

$41,546

Average Earnings

$45,526

Average Male

$36,563

Average Female

Chatham Language

Chatham Language by Age

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Chatham Language

91.62% of Chatham residents speak only English, while 8.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.04% of the population.

Chatham Poverty

Chatham Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White832688.17%
Black942526.60%
Multiple34926.47%
Hispanic7134.23%

10.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.60%

Male Poverty Rate

11.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chatham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chatham is Black, with 26.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chatham is Hispanic, with 4.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.06%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.79%
Some College9.83%
High School5.81%
Bachelors or Greater1.80%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed10.71%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.74%

Chatham Income

Chatham Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,776$69,506
Families$60,833$75,806
Married Families$87,500-
Non Families$37,083$59,158
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Chatham Marital Status

Chatham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Chatham Married by Age and Sex

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Chatham 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.

Chatham Marital Status by Race

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Chatham Veterans

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113

Number of Veterans

110

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War29
Vietnam25
Second Gulf War20
World War II8
Korea8
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Age Group Veterans
75+33
65 to 7427
55 to 6424
35 to 5422
18 to 347
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Name Veterans % of Total
White9812.23%
Black138.55%
Hispanic48.51%
2 or More27.41%

Chatham Veterans by Education

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10.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chatham Employment Status

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48.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

0%

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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68.10%

Born in Virginia

95.70%

Native Born

4.30%

Foreign Born

2.81%

Non Citizen

1.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.70% of Chatham residents were born in the United States, with 68.10% having been born in Virginia. 2.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,402-18-1.27%
20191,420-18-1.25%
20181,438-3-0.21%
20171,441-18-1.23%
20161,459-7-0.48%
20151,46610.07%
20141,465-17-1.15%
20131,482-2-0.13%
20121,484110.75%
20111,473-3-0.20%
20101,4760.00%