Fort Chiswell, Virginia Population 2024

568

Fort Chiswell is a city located in Carroll County and Wythe County Virginia. Fort Chiswell has a 2024 population of 568. Fort Chiswell is currently declining at a rate of -8.97% annually and its population has decreased by -28.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 792 in 2020.

The average household income in Fort Chiswell is $83,659 with a poverty rate of 4.94%. The median age in Fort Chiswell is 49.1 years: 49.8 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Fort Chiswell Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
13.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
42.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-28.28% (-224)
The current population of Fort Chiswell, Virginia is 568 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 792.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White680100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Fort Chiswell Population by Race

Fort Chiswell Population Pyramid 2024

Fort Chiswell Median Age

49.1

Total

49.8

Male

41

Female

Fort Chiswell Adults

There are 595 adults, (173 of whom are seniors) in Fort Chiswell.

Fort Chiswell Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

41

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Chiswell Sex Ratio

Female33348.97%
Male34751.03%

Fort Chiswell Population by Age

Fort Chiswell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2802.4397.12.9
Married2172.796.33.7
Non Family631.491000
Male0000
Female0000

2.7

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

97.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fort Chiswell Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade20.36%
Associates Degree468.26%
Bachelors Degree8515.26%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate25946.5%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College16529.62%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fort Chiswell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Chiswell Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White55755585

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 99.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.26%.

Fort Chiswell Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$71,364$0$80,167
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$38,850$38,000$43,116
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$39,900$38,950$43,101
Some College$0$51,413$21,304

$39,900

Average Earnings

$38,950

Average Male

$43,101

Average Female

Fort Chiswell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Chiswell Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fort Chiswell Language

100% of Fort Chiswell residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Fort Chiswell Language

Fort Chiswell Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White668334.94%

4.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.61%

Male Poverty Rate

5.3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Chiswell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Chiswell is White, with 4.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Chiswell is White, with 4.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20%.

Fort Chiswell Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.74%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Fort Chiswell Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Fort Chiswell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Chiswell Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$83,475$93,796
Households$69,700$83,659
Married Families$83,475$-999,999,999
Non Families$57,928$48,740

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fort Chiswell Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

75.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.9%

Male Marriage Rate

77.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Chiswell Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fort Chiswell Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fort Chiswell Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fort Chiswell Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

18

Number of Veterans

11

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War18
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Fort Chiswell Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5411
18 to 347
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Fort Chiswell Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White183.03%

Fort Chiswell Veterans by Race

Fort Chiswell Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Chiswell Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.6%

Labor Force Participation

69.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Chiswell Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Chiswell Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Chiswell 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

73.09%

Born in Fort Chiswell

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Fort Chiswell residents were born in the United States, with 73.09% having been born in Virginia. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fort Chiswell Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024568-56-8.97%
2023624-56-8.24%
2022680-88-11.46%
2021768-24-3.03%
2020792-168-17.5%
2019960728.11%
2018888-235-20.93%
20171,123908.71%
20161,03390.88%
20151,02416419.07%
2014860445.39%
2013816-292-26.35%
20121,108-30-2.64%
20111,13819921.19%
201093900%

Fort Chiswell Population by Year