Culpeper, Virginia Population 2021

19,455
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Culpeper is a city located in Culpeper County Virginia. It is also the county seat of Culpeper County. With a 2020 population of 19,455, it is the 28th largest city in Virginia and the 1903rd largest city in the United States . Culpeper is currently growing at a rate of 1.52% annually and its population has increased by 18.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,379 in 2010. Culpeper reached it's highest population of 19,455 in 2021. Spanning over 7 miles, Culpeper has a population density of 2,676 people per square mile.

The average household income in Culpeper is $80,622 with a poverty rate of 11.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,153 per month, and the median house value is $263,600. The median age in Culpeper is 34.5 years, 34.1 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Culpeper Demographics

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

  • White: 63.84%
  • Black or African American: 21.20%
  • Other race: 8.78%
  • Two or more races: 3.76%
  • Asian: 1.99%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.13%
The current population of Culpeper, Virginia is 19,455 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,582.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,379.

Culpeper, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,70963.84%
Black or African American3,88921.20%
Some Other Race1,6108.78%
Two or More Races6903.76%
Asian3651.99%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander560.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.13%
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Culpeper Population by Race

Culpeper Population Pyramid $2021

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Culpeper Median Age

34.5


Total

34.1


Male

34.8


Female

Culpeper Adults

There are 13,315 adults, (2,210 of whom are seniors) in Culpeper.

Culpeper Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Culpeper Sex Ratio

Female

9,566

52.15%

Male

8,776

47.85%

Culpeper Population by Age

Culpeper Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Culpeper Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.2%28.8%
All55.9%44.1%
Male50.6%49.4%
Non Family43.7%56.3%
Female38.9%61.1%

55.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Culpeper Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2462.9155.9
Married2,8153.6971.2
Non Family1,9751.5143.7
Female9822.9138.9
Male4744.0950.6

3.37

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

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Culpeper Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5614.92%
9th to 12th Grade1,0309.04%
High School Graduate3,24028.44%
Some College2,51022.03%
Associates Degree1,0729.41%
Bachelors Degree1,72815.17%
Graduate Degree1,25110.98%
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Culpeper Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Culpeper Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,9696,3962,376
Black2,5582,109322
Hispanic1,5881,033213
Other Race74640167
Asian28826450
2+ Races16912722
Native American232323

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Culpeper Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,085$50,516$38,419
Less Than 9th Grade$21,845$32,781$19,348
High School Graduate$32,260$45,427$24,940
Some College$43,262$52,420$40,819
Bachelors Degree$62,691$64,141$51,250
Graduate Degree$51,229$60,741$50,929

$43,085

Average Earnings

$50,516

Average Male

$38,419

Average Female

Culpeper Earnings by Educational Attainment

Culpeper Language by Age

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Culpeper Language

77.52% of Culpeper residents speak only English, while 22.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.28% of the population.

Culpeper Language

Culpeper Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,8808128.22%
Hispanic3,40160217.70%
Black3,76258815.63%
Other1,61025715.96%
Multiple6188814.24%
Native2323100.00%

11.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.09%

Male Poverty Rate

13.95%

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 8.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.07%.

Culpeper Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.52%
High School8.42%
Some College5.16%
Bachelors or Greater4.60%

Culpeper Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed26.53%
Female Unemployed18.84%
Female Employed8.72%
Male Employed4.28%

Culpeper Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Culpeper Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,208$80,622
Families$80,481$90,613
Married Families$102,040-
Non Families$34,716$51,173
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Income by Household Type

Culpeper Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

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 45-54.

Culpeper Marital Status by Race

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Culpeper Marital Status

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1,160

Number of Veterans

1,052

Male Veterans

108

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam439
First Gulf War284
Second Gulf War263
Korea97
World War II57

Culpeper Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74308
35 to 54282
75+268
55 to 64193
18 to 34109

Culpeper Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White89410.28%
Black2147.17%
Hispanic1658.01%
Other Race303.24%
2+ Races228.00%

Culpeper Veterans by Race

Culpeper Veterans by Education

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4.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Culpeper Veterans by Education

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71.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Culpeper Employment by Age

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Culpeper Employment by Race

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Culpeper 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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54.76%

Born in Culpeper

84.04%

Native Born

15.96%

Foreign Born

10.26%

Non Citizen

5.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.04% of Culpeper residents were born in the United States, with 54.76% having been born in Virginia. 10.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Culpeper Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202119,4552911.52%
202019,1642911.54%
201918,8732911.57%
201818,5821961.07%
201718,3863141.74%
201618,0722691.51%
201517,8031570.89%
201417,6462691.55%
201317,3772781.63%
201217,0992121.26%
201116,8871811.08%
201016,7067,0425.63%
20009,6641,0831.20%
19908,5811,9602.63%
19806,6215650.90%
19706,0563,5294.47%
19502,5270.00%

Culpeper Population by Year