Chincoteague is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 3,424, it is the 217th largest city in Virginia and the 8238th largest city in the United States. Chincoteague is currently growing at a rate of 1.18% annually and its population has increased by 2.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,344 in 2020. Spanning over 37 miles, Chincoteague has a population density of 370 people per square mile.
The average household income in Chincoteague is $76,573 with a poverty rate of 7.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Chincoteague is 56.5 years, 56.1 years for males, and 56.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chincoteaguewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
94.19% of Chincoteague residents speak only English, while 5.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.17% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Chincoteague is White, with 6.41% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Chincoteague is Multiple, with 34.38% 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 11.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.68%.
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The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Chincoteague
96.74% of Chincoteague residents were born in the United States, with 34.59% having been born in Virginia. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.