Chincoteague, Virginia Population 2021

2,839
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Chincoteague is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 2,839, it is the 80th largest city in Virginia and the 6412th largest city in the United States . Chincoteague is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -3.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,941 in 2010. Chincoteague reached it's highest population of 4,317 in 2000. Spanning over 37 miles, Chincoteague has a population density of 307 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chincoteague is $76,573 with a poverty rate of 9.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $940 per month, and the median house value is $279,700. 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 Chincoteague was:

  • White: 93.10%
  • Two or more races: 3.14%
  • Asian: 2.14%
  • Other race: 1.21%
  • Black or African American: 0.41%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chincoteague, Virginia is 2,839 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,893.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,941.

Chincoteague, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,69993.10%
Two or More Races913.14%
Asian622.14%
Some Other Race351.21%
Black or African American120.41%
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Chincoteague Population by Race

Chincoteague Population Pyramid $2021

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Chincoteague Median Age

56.5


Total

56.1


Male

56.7


Female

Chincoteague Adults

There are 2,520 adults, (925 of whom are seniors) in Chincoteague.

Chincoteague Age Dependency

81.8

Age Dependency Ratio

58

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Chincoteague Sex Ratio

Female

1,570

54.16%

Male

1,329

45.84%

Chincoteague Population by Age

Chincoteague Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chincoteague Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female84.4%15.6%
Married77.4%22.6%
All73.7%26.3%
Non Family68.7%31.3%
Male0%0%

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chincoteague Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5391.8673.7
Married7692.577.4
Non Family7061.0768.7
Female643.0284.4
Male00

2.5

Average Family Size

1.86

Average Household Size

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Chincoteague Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade341.41%
9th to 12th Grade27511.40%
High School Graduate71129.47%
Some College42017.41%
Associates Degree30512.64%
Bachelors Degree28011.60%
Graduate Degree38816.08%
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Chincoteague Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chincoteague Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1611,861583
Hispanic818117
2+ Races686862
Asian6262
Other Race3526
Black666

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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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,683$60,602$25,313
Less Than 9th Grade$8,824$$7,500
High School Graduate$20,238$25,625$
Some College$51,086$72,273$
Bachelors Degree$65,625$66,696$
Graduate Degree$106,765$126,607$94,479

$47,683

Average Earnings

$60,602

Average Male

$25,313

Average Female

Chincoteague Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chincoteague Language by Age

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Chincoteague Language

91.85% of Chincoteague residents speak only English, while 8.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.74% of the population.

Chincoteague Language

Chincoteague Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,6012479.50%
Multiple912325.27%
Other35925.71%

9.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.85%

Male Poverty Rate

11.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chincoteague

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chincoteague is Other, with 25.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chincoteague is White, with 9.50% 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 13.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.67%.

Chincoteague Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.48%
High School10.83%
Some College8.00%
Bachelors or Greater3.17%

Chincoteague Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.75%
Male Employed5.04%
Female Employed3.26%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Chincoteague Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chincoteague Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,848$76,573
Families$83,542$102,125
Married Families$86,103-
Non Families$32,688$46,177
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Income by Household Type

Chincoteague Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Chincoteague Marital Status by Race

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Chincoteague Marital Status

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361

Number of Veterans

277

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam198
Second Gulf War73
First Gulf War65
World War II9
Korea9

Chincoteague Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74196
55 to 6444
18 to 3442
35 to 5440
75+39

Chincoteague Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White36115.69%
Hispanic3441.98%

Chincoteague Veterans by Race

Chincoteague Veterans by Education

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5.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chincoteague Veterans by Education

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51%

Labor Force Participation

45.5%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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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31.56%

Born in Chincoteague

95.14%

Native Born

4.86%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

4.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.14% of Chincoteague residents were born in the United States, with 31.56% having been born in Virginia. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Chincoteague Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,839-18-0.63%
20202,857-18-0.63%
20192,875-18-0.62%
20182,893-6-0.21%
20172,899-13-0.45%
20162,91230.10%
20152,909-1-0.03%
20142,910-4-0.14%
20132,914-28-0.95%
20122,94250.17%
20112,9370.00%
20102,937-1,380-3.78%
20004,3177451.91%
19903,5728480.68%
19502,7240.00%

Chincoteague Population by Year