Caroline County, Virginia Population 2021

Caroline County, Virginia's estimated population is 30,673 with a growth rate of -0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Caroline County, Virginia is the 57th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 28,635 and has seen a growth of 7.12% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202130,673-26-0.08%
202030,699-26-0.08%
201930,725-26-0.08%
201830,7513191.05%
201730,4323331.11%
201630,0991990.67%
201529,9001590.53%
201429,7414931.69%
201329,2482991.03%
201228,9492770.97%
201128,672370.13%
201028,6359,41849.01%
199019,2171,3137.33%
198017,9043,97928.57%
197013,9251,2009.43%
196012,7252542.04%
195012,471-1,474-10.57%
194013,945-1,318-8.64%
193015,263-691-4.33%
192015,954-642-3.87%
191016,596-113-0.68%
190016,709280.17%
189016,681-562-3.26%
188017,2432,11513.98%
187015,128-3,336-18.07%
186018,46480.04%
185018,4566433.61%
184017,813530.30%
183017,760-248-1.38%
182018,0084642.64%
181017,5441060.61%
180017,438-51-0.29%
179017,4890.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.08%
County Website
Founded
1727
County Seat
2010 Population
28,635
Growth Since 2010
7.12%
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Caroline County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,82065.24%
Black or African American8,21127.03%
Two or More Races1,1673.84%
Some Other Race8322.74%
Asian2730.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native780.26%
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Caroline County, Virginia Population by Race

Caroline County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Caroline County, Virginia Median Age

40.1


Total

39


Male

40.7


Female

Caroline County, Virginia Adults

There are 23,387 adults, (4,859 of whom are seniors) in Caroline County, Virginia.

Caroline County, Virginia Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Caroline County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

15,279

50.29%

Male

15,102

49.71%

Caroline County, Virginia Population by Age

Caroline County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Caroline County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All79.2%20.8%
Male75.7%24.3%
Female72.4%27.6%
Non Family71.5%28.5%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Caroline County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,9462.5779.2
Married5,3773.0886.3
Non Family3,1171.2671.5
Female1,7023.0672.4
Male7503.1875.7

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Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Caroline County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7533.70%
9th to 12th Grade2,28911.23%
High School Graduate7,68537.72%
Some College4,07019.97%
Associates Degree1,5267.49%
Bachelors Degree2,68913.20%
Graduate Degree1,3646.69%
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Caroline County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Caroline County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,17311,7982,977
Black5,8874,556677
Hispanic664580220
Other Race38526562
2+ Races34127978
Asian1819691
Native American661910

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.28%.

Caroline County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,944$48,093$35,145
Less Than 9th Grade$20,924$30,250$16,312
High School Graduate$36,124$41,037$26,924
Some College$43,856$53,910$34,780
Bachelors Degree$50,701$72,143$46,188
Graduate Degree$60,791$65,958$60,016

$39,944

Average Earnings

$48,093

Average Male

$35,145

Average Female

Caroline County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Caroline County, Virginia Language by Age

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Caroline County, Virginia Language

94.25% of Caroline County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 5.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.07% of the population.

Caroline County, Virginia Language

Caroline County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,9681,0956.09%
Black7,68691211.87%
Multiple1,11332529.20%
Hispanic95513814.45%
Native694869.57%
Other651101.54%

8.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.97%

Male Poverty Rate

9.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Caroline County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Caroline County, Virginia is Native, with 69.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Caroline County, Virginia is Other, with 1.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.35%.

Caroline County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.14%
High School7.08%
Some College4.63%
Bachelors or Greater2.17%

Caroline County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed38.27%
Female Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed4.90%
Male Employed2.49%

Caroline County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Caroline County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,103$82,521
Families$77,039$92,263
Married Families$89,057-
Non Families$41,070$52,742
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Income by Household Type

Caroline County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Caroline County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Caroline County, Virginia 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.

Caroline County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Caroline County, Virginia Marital Status

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2,613

Number of Veterans

2,345

Male Veterans

268

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam904
First Gulf War730
Second Gulf War431
Korea159
World War II29

Caroline County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64758
35 to 54711
65 to 74630
75+415
18 to 3499

Caroline County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,88713.35%
Black71311.51%
Hispanic304.67%
Native American69.09%
Asian43.60%
2+ Races30.55%

Caroline County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Caroline County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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3.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Caroline County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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67.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Caroline County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Caroline County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Caroline County, Virginia 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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63.68%

Born in Caroline County, Virginia

96.28%

Native Born

3.72%

Foreign Born

1.78%

Non Citizen

1.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.28% of Caroline County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 63.68% having been born in Virginia. 1.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Caroline County, Virginia Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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