Colonial Beach, Virginia Population 2024

4,033

Colonial Beach is a city located in King George County and Westmoreland County Virginia. Colonial Beach has a 2024 population of 4,033. Colonial Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.75% annually and its population has increased by 3.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,913 in 2020.

The average household income in Colonial Beach is $69,334 with a poverty rate of 27.72%. The median age in Colonial Beach is 46.9 years: 40.6 years for males, and 54.1 years for females.

Colonial Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 81.54%
  • Black or African American: 9.01%
  • Two or more races: 4.49%
  • Asian: 3.16%
  • Other race: 1.1%
  • Native American: 0.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,647.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.07% (120)
The current population of Colonial Beach, Virginia is 4,033 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,913.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,17681.54%
Black or African American3519.01%
Two or more races1754.49%
Asian1233.16%
Other race431.1%
Native American270.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Colonial Beach Population by Race

Colonial Beach Population Pyramid 2024

Colonial Beach Median Age

46.9

Total

40.6

Male

54.1

Female

Colonial Beach Adults

There are 3,175 adults, (1,044 of whom are seniors) in Colonial Beach.

Colonial Beach Age Dependency

82.8

Age Dependency Ratio

49

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Colonial Beach Sex Ratio

Female2,04552.5%
Male1,85047.5%

Colonial Beach Population by Age

Colonial Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8652.0572.827.2
Non Family1,1281.3472.627.4
Married4813.0489.210.8
Female2413.4341.558.5
Male152.2766.733.3

3.11

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Colonial Beach Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2267.5%
Associates Degree31910.59%
Bachelors Degree35711.85%
Graduate Degree2518.33%
High School Graduate1,26241.9%
Less Than 9th Grade892.95%
Some College50816.87%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Colonial Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colonial Beach Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,5712,356508
Black23818164
Asian878727
2+ Races46460
Other Race4300
Hispanic4300
Native American27279

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 33.33%.

Colonial Beach Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$48,926$48,848$0
Graduate Degree$79,600$90,625$0
High School Graduate$27,946$61,202$23,806
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$38,803$61,923$23,989
Some College$52,742$76,250$0

$38,803

Average Earnings

$61,923

Average Male

$23,989

Average Female

Colonial Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colonial Beach Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Colonial Beach Language

96.11% of Colonial Beach residents speak only English, while 3.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.1% of the population.

Colonial Beach Language

Colonial Beach Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,02963921.1%
Black33018856.97%
Multiple17514582.86%
Other4343100%
Hispanic4343100%
Native271866.67%

27.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.94%

Male Poverty Rate

25.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colonial Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colonial Beach is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colonial Beach is White, with 21.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.5%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.81%.

Colonial Beach Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade77.41%
High School28.32%
Some College9.84%
Bachelors or Greater1.48%

Colonial Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.91%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed15.13%
Female Unemployed0%

Colonial Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colonial Beach Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$90,956$100,660
Households$55,731$69,334
Married Families$108,692$-999,999,999
Non Families$42,289$48,753

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Colonial Beach Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

33.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Colonial Beach Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Colonial Beach 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 45-54.

Colonial Beach Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Colonial Beach Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

433

Number of Veterans

351

Male Veterans

82

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam190
First Gulf War153
Second Gulf War43
World War II43
Korea0

Colonial Beach Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+147
65 to 74136
35 to 5497
55 to 6453
18 to 340

Colonial Beach Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White31712.47%
Black6426.89%
Other Race43100%
Hispanic43100%
Asian98.57%

Colonial Beach Veterans by Race

Colonial Beach Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

23.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colonial Beach Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.8%

Labor Force Participation

39.5%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Colonial Beach Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Colonial Beach Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Colonial Beach Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

49.04%

Born in Colonial Beach

97.92%

Native Born

2.08%

Foreign Born

0.69%

Non Citizen

1.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.92% of Colonial Beach residents were born in the United States, with 49.04% having been born in Virginia. 0.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Colonial Beach Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,183300.72%
20284,153300.73%
20274,123300.73%
20264,093300.74%
20254,063300.74%
20244,033300.75%
20234,003471.19%
20223,956-6-0.15%
20213,962491.25%
20203,9132928.06%
20193,621371.03%
20183,584200.56%
20173,564130.37%
20163,551130.37%
20153,538260.74%
20143,512-19-0.54%
20133,531-4-0.11%
20123,535-31-0.87%
20113,566220.62%
20103,54400%
20003,228963.07%
19903,132-1,051-25.13%

Colonial Beach Population by Year