Chilhowie, Virginia Population 2020

1,685
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Chilhowie is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 1,685, it is the 106th largest city in Virginia and the 8280th largest city in the United States. Chilhowie is currently declining at a rate of -1.06% annually and its population has decreased by -5.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,781 in 2010. Chilhowie reached it's highest population of 1,810 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Chilhowie has a population density of 665 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chilhowie is $55,074 with a poverty rate of 14.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $681 per month, and the median house value is $133,200. The median age in Chilhowie is 47.2 years, 42 years for males, and 52.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.2 males.

Chilhowie Demographics

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

  • White: 91.59%
  • Black or African American: 3.45%
  • Two or more races: 2.70%
  • Other race: 1.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.97%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Chilhowie, Virginia is 1,685, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,721.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,781.

Chilhowie, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,69991.59%
Black or African American643.45%
Two or More Races502.70%
Some Other Race241.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.97%
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Chilhowie Population Pyramid 2020

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Chilhowie Median Age

47.2


Total

42


Male

52.2


Female

Chilhowie Adults

There are 1,511 adults, (517 of whom are seniors) in Chilhowie.

Chilhowie Age Dependency

86.6

Age Dependency Ratio

52

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Chilhowie Sex Ratio

Female

936

50.46%

Male

919

49.54%

Chilhowie Households and Families

Chilhowie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chilhowie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male77.8%22.2%
Married72.3%27.7%
All62.7%37.3%
Female54.9%45.1%
Non Family47.3%52.7%

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6972.4262.7
Married3393.0572.3
Non Family2221.1147.3
Female822.754.9
Male543.4377.8

2.93

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Chilhowie Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade654.82%
9th to 12th Grade16011.86%
High School Graduate46234.25%
Some College25018.53%
Associates Degree886.52%
Bachelors Degree23817.64%
Graduate Degree866.38%
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Chilhowie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2021,024320
Hispanic58364
Black4621
Multiple Races3333
Islander1818
Other Race1574

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 26.67%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,008$38,375$27,303
Less Than High School$20,577$20,769$
High School Grad$27,098$37,500$15,972
Some College$33,021$40,278$20,250
Bachelors Degree$35,333$46,250$35,083
Graduate Degree$66,375$63,750$66,750

$33,008

Average Earnings

$38,375

Average Male

$27,303

Average Female

Chilhowie Language

Chilhowie Language by Age

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Chilhowie Language

95.61% of Chilhowie residents speak only English, while 4.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.17% of the population.

Chilhowie Poverty

Chilhowie Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,47120814.14%
Hispanic972727.84%
Black641015.63%
Multiple45715.56%

14.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.78%

Male Poverty Rate

14.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chilhowie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chilhowie is Hispanic, with 27.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chilhowie is White, with 14.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.88%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.49%
Some College12.96%
High School9.60%
Bachelors or Greater6.11%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.06%
Male Unemployed15.38%
Male Employed5.26%
Female Employed5.15%

Chilhowie Income

Chilhowie Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,583$55,074
Families$56,563$63,691
Married Families$65,313-
Non Families$25,278$33,142
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Chilhowie Marital Status

Chilhowie Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Chilhowie Married by Age and Sex

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Chilhowie Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Chilhowie Marital Status by Race

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Chilhowie Veterans

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98

Number of Veterans

98

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam34
Korea18
World War II13
First Gulf War11
Second Gulf War3
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Age Group Veterans
75+49
55 to 6424
65 to 7422
35 to 543
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White936.76%
2 or More515.15%

Chilhowie Veterans by Education

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12.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chilhowie Employment Status

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50.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

5.4%

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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69.81%

Born in Virginia

97.09%

Native Born

2.91%

Foreign Born

2.64%

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.09% of Chilhowie residents were born in the United States, with 69.81% having been born in Virginia. 2.64% 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
20201,685-18-1.06%
20191,703-18-1.05%
20181,721-14-0.81%
20171,735-18-1.03%
20161,753-13-0.74%
20151,766-14-0.79%
20141,780-7-0.39%
20131,787-8-0.45%
20121,795-8-0.44%
20111,803-7-0.39%
20101,8100.00%