Chilhowie, Virginia Population 2021

1,666
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Chilhowie is a city located in Smyth County Virginia. With a 2020 population of 1,666, it is the 105th largest city in Virginia and the 8313th largest city in the United States . Chilhowie is currently declining at a rate of -1.07% annually and its population has decreased by -6.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,781 in 2010. Chilhowie reached it's highest population of 1,815 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Chilhowie has a population density of 657 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chilhowie is $58,038 with a poverty rate of 12.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $695 per month, and the median house value is $147,300. The median age in Chilhowie is 47.8 years, 45.3 years for males, and 50.9 years for females.

Chilhowie Demographics

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

  • White: 92.96%
  • Black or African American: 3.95%
  • Two or more races: 1.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.00%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Chilhowie, Virginia is 1,666 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,720.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,781.

Chilhowie, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,95392.96%
Black or African American833.95%
Two or More Races281.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander211.00%
Some Other Race160.76%
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Chilhowie Population by Race

Chilhowie Population Pyramid $2021

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Chilhowie Median Age

47.8


Total

45.3


Male

50.9


Female

Chilhowie Adults

There are 1,726 adults, (541 of whom are seniors) in Chilhowie.

Chilhowie Age Dependency

77.3

Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Chilhowie Sex Ratio

Female

1,109

52.78%

Male

992

47.22%

Chilhowie Population by Age

Chilhowie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chilhowie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male75%25%
Married73.7%26.3%
All63%37%
Female53.2%46.8%
Non Family50.4%49.6%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chilhowie Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7652.5163
Married3423.3373.7
Non Family2581.1150.4
Female1092.8953.2
Male563.2175

3.1

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Chilhowie Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade533.41%
9th to 12th Grade16410.54%
High School Graduate56236.12%
Some College29318.83%
Associates Degree795.08%
Bachelors Degree30419.54%
Graduate Degree1016.49%
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Chilhowie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chilhowie Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4111,233404
Black7149
Hispanic43261
Islander2121
2+ Races1515
Other Race911

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 white people with a rate of 28.63%.

Chilhowie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,720$42,188$27,917
Less Than 9th Grade$23,125$$
High School Graduate$28,375$38,438$20,962
Some College$29,375$38,824$20,938
Bachelors Degree$36,771$44,375$35,990
Graduate Degree$68,542$66,058$77,917

$35,720

Average Earnings

$42,188

Average Male

$27,917

Average Female

Chilhowie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chilhowie Language by Age

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Chilhowie Language

97.18% of Chilhowie residents speak only English, while 2.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.82% of the population.

Chilhowie Language

Chilhowie Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,72920411.80%
Hispanic672435.82%
Black831214.46%
Multiple24416.67%

12.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.18%

Male Poverty Rate

14.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chilhowie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chilhowie is Hispanic, with 35.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chilhowie is White, with 11.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.17%.

Chilhowie Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
High School12.08%
Some College7.50%
Bachelors or Greater2.41%

Chilhowie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed10.71%
Female Employed7.13%
Male Employed4.82%

Chilhowie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chilhowie Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,964$58,038
Families$61,767$67,808
Married Families$80,242-
Non Families$26,316$33,447
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Income by Household Type

Chilhowie Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

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 Marital Status

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103

Number of Veterans

103

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam37
Korea33
World War II15
First Gulf War11
Second Gulf War2

Chilhowie Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+60
55 to 6424
65 to 7417
35 to 542
18 to 34

Chilhowie Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White996.21%
2+ Races426.67%

Chilhowie Veterans by Race

Chilhowie Veterans by Education

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6.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

67.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chilhowie Veterans by Education

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51.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Chilhowie Employment by Age

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Chilhowie Employment by Race

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Chilhowie Employment by Education

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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72.16%

Born in Chilhowie

97.95%

Native Born

2.05%

Foreign Born

1.81%

Non Citizen

0.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.95% of Chilhowie residents were born in the United States, with 72.16% having been born in Virginia. 1.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Chilhowie Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,666-18-1.07%
20201,684-18-1.06%
20191,702-18-1.05%
20181,720-17-0.98%
20171,737-18-1.03%
20161,755-14-0.79%
20151,769-13-0.73%
20141,782-10-0.56%
20131,792-8-0.44%
20121,800-8-0.44%
20111,808-7-0.39%
20101,8150.00%

Chilhowie Population by Year