Culpeper, Virginia Population 2020

19,271
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Culpeper is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 19,271, it is the 28th largest city in Virginia and the 1905th largest city in the United States. Culpeper is currently growing at a rate of 1.72% annually and its population has increased by 17.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,379 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Culpeper has a population density of 2,650 people per square mile.

The average household income in Culpeper is $73,473 with a poverty rate of 12.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,135 per month, and the median house value is $245,700. The median age in Culpeper is 32.9 years, 31.9 years for males, and 34 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.8 males.

Culpeper Demographics

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

  • White: 65.79%
  • Black or African American: 19.43%
  • Other race: 8.41%
  • Two or more races: 4.56%
  • Asian: 1.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.32%
The current population of Culpeper, Virginia is 19,271, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,619.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,379.

Culpeper, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,91665.79%
Black or African American3,51919.43%
Some Other Race1,5238.41%
Two or More Races8264.56%
Asian2061.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander650.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native580.32%
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Culpeper Population Pyramid 2020

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Culpeper Median Age

32.9


Total

31.9


Male

34


Female

Culpeper Adults

There are 12,753 adults, (2,221 of whom are seniors) in Culpeper.

Culpeper Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Culpeper Sex Ratio

Female

9,445

52.14%

Male

8,668

47.86%

Culpeper Households and Families

Culpeper Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Culpeper Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75%25%
All56.7%43.3%
Male44.4%55.6%
Non Family43.9%56.1%
Female35.4%64.6%

56.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1122.9356.7
Married2,7563.6875
Non Family1,9381.5343.9
Female9383.0135.4
Male4804.0744.4

3.43

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

9.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Culpeper Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8337.67%
9th to 12th Grade1,0759.90%
High School Graduate2,91126.80%
Some College2,53923.38%
Associates Degree8898.19%
Bachelors Degree1,61614.88%
Graduate Degree9979.18%
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Culpeper Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,7366,1812,125
Black2,3331,805213
Hispanic1,651827163
Other Race74833396
Multiple Races16815266
Asian15411658
Native American351313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 39.29%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,500$43,997$34,215
Less Than High School$21,119$29,683$18,993
High School Grad$33,355$40,239$30,825
Some College$37,036$43,571$34,477
Bachelors Degree$59,000$64,250$52,083
Graduate Degree$58,050$76,111$48,250

$37,500

Average Earnings

$43,997

Average Male

$34,215

Average Female

Culpeper Language

Culpeper Language by Age

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Culpeper Language

77.95% of Culpeper residents speak only English, while 22.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.59% of the population.

Culpeper Poverty

Culpeper Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,9027227.29%
Black3,37869920.69%
Hispanic3,51960117.08%
Other1,52322114.51%
Multiple7448811.83%
Native5858100.00%

12.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.42%

Male Poverty Rate

15.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Culpeper

The race most likely to be in poverty in Culpeper is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Culpeper is White, with 7.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.52%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.71%
High School12.05%
Some College5.78%
Bachelors or Greater2.57%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.87%
Male Unemployed23.57%
Female Employed11.17%
Male Employed3.40%

Culpeper Income

Culpeper Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,724$73,473
Families$71,513$82,947
Married Families$98,568-
Non Families$31,974$47,522
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Culpeper Marital Status

Culpeper Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Culpeper Married by Age and Sex

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Culpeper 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.

Culpeper Marital Status by Race

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Culpeper Veterans

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1,168

Number of Veterans

1,041

Male Veterans

127

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam371
First Gulf War349
Second Gulf War301
Korea110
World War II32
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54365
65 to 74293
75+244
55 to 64174
18 to 3492
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Name Veterans % of Total
White85810.14%
Black2609.51%
Hispanic1185.77%
Other262.90%
2 or More247.48%

Culpeper Veterans by Education

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4.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Culpeper Employment Status

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71.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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56.20%

Born in Virginia

84.02%

Native Born

15.98%

Foreign Born

10.40%

Non Citizen

5.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.02% of Culpeper residents were born in the United States, with 56.20% having been born in Virginia. 10.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202019,2713261.72%
201918,9453261.75%
201818,6192101.14%
201718,4093261.80%
201618,0832681.50%
201517,8151580.89%
201417,6572721.56%
201317,3852791.63%
201217,1062201.30%
201116,8861811.08%
201016,7057,0415.63%
20009,6641,0831.20%
19908,5811,9602.63%
19806,6215650.90%
19706,0563,5294.47%
19502,5270.00%