Chincoteague, Virginia Population 2022

3,424
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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.

Chincoteague Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chincoteaguewas:

  • White: 95.49%
  • Two or more races: 3.33%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Black or African American: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chincoteague, Virginia is 3,424 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,344.

Chincoteague, Virginia Population 2022

Population by Race

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Chincoteague Population by Race

Chincoteague Population Pyramid 2022

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Chincoteague Median Age

56.7


Total

53.8


Male

58.3


Female

Chincoteague Adults

There are 2,541 adults, (1,055 of whom are seniors) in Chincoteague.

Chincoteague Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

71

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Chincoteague Sex Ratio

Female

1,581

54.80%

Male

1,304

45.20%

Chincoteague Population by Age

Chincoteague Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chincoteague Household Types

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chincoteague Households and Families

2.37

Average Family Size

1.72

Average Household Size

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Chincoteague Households by Type

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Chincoteague Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chincoteague Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Chincoteague Educational Attainment by Race

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$48,958

Average Earnings

$57,045

Average Male

$27,096

Average Female

Chincoteague Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chincoteague Language by Age

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Chincoteague Language

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.

Chincoteague Language

Chincoteague Poverty by Race

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7.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.06%

Male Poverty Rate

8.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chincoteague

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%.

Chincoteague Poverty

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Chincoteague Poverty Rate by Education

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Chincoteague Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chincoteague Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Chincoteague Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Chincoteague Married by Age and Sex

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Chincoteague Marriage

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.

Chincoteague Marital Status by Race

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Chincoteague Marital Status

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362

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Chincoteague Veterans by War

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Chincoteague Veterans by Age

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Chincoteague Veterans by Race

Chincoteague Veterans by Education

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8.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chincoteague Veterans by Education

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52.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Chincoteague Employment by Age

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Chincoteague Employment by Race

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Chincoteague 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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34.59%

Born in Chincoteague

96.74%

Native Born

3.26%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

2.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Chincoteague Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Chincoteague Population by Year