Caroline County, Virginia Population 2020

Caroline County, Virginia's estimated population is 31,450 with a growth rate of 1.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Caroline County, Virginia is the 54th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202031,4503391.09%
201931,1113391.10%
201830,7723391.11%
201730,4333601.20%
201630,0731820.61%
201529,8911420.48%
201429,7494931.69%
201329,2563021.04%
201228,9542780.97%
201128,676350.12%
201028,6419,42449.04%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
1.09%
County Website
Founded
1727
County Seat
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Caroline County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,87465.84%
Black or African American8,42827.92%
Two or More Races9953.30%
Some Other Race5721.90%
Asian2680.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native470.16%
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Caroline County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Caroline County, Virginia Median Age

40


Total

39.2


Male

40.5


Female

Caroline County, Virginia Adults

There are 23,203 adults, (4,808 of whom are seniors) in Caroline County, Virginia.

Caroline County, Virginia Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Caroline County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

15,046

49.85%

Male

15,138

50.15%

Caroline County, Virginia Households and Families

Caroline County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Caroline County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
All81.3%18.7%
Female76.6%23.4%
Non Family71.9%28.1%
Male69.8%30.2%

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,9112.5781.3
Married5,4023.0989.6
Non Family3,1041.2471.9
Female1,7133.0576.6
Male6923.2369.8

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Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Caroline County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8694.24%
9th to 12th Grade2,07810.14%
High School Graduate7,67537.45%
Some College4,29120.94%
Associates Degree1,4667.15%
Bachelors Degree2,96614.47%
Graduate Degree1,1475.60%
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Caroline County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,30811,8533,065
Black5,9254,697651
Hispanic655553213
Multiple Races36933088
Other Race2631486
Asian16310596
Native American4716

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 89.43%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.90%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,650$46,430$34,512
Less Than High School$26,768$32,394$18,344
High School Grad$36,280$40,885$27,892
Some College$40,924$51,000$33,300
Bachelors Degree$47,272$59,145$45,475
Graduate Degree$52,004$52,173$51,849

$39,650

Average Earnings

$46,430

Average Male

$34,512

Average Female

Caroline County, Virginia Language

Caroline County, Virginia Language by Age

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Caroline County, Virginia Language

94.71% of Caroline County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 5.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.69% of the population.

Caroline County, Virginia Poverty

Caroline County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,0531,0986.08%
Black7,77989411.49%
Hispanic94026227.87%
Multiple95616517.26%
Other425368.47%

8.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.64%

Male Poverty Rate

9.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Caroline County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Caroline County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 27.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Caroline County, Virginia is White, with 6.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.50%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.65%
High School6.82%
Some College4.08%
Bachelors or Greater3.74%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.18%
Male Unemployed21.49%
Female Employed4.96%
Male Employed2.54%

Caroline County, Virginia Income

Caroline County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,715$82,975
Families$74,990$92,768
Married Families$86,621-
Non Families$41,280$52,535
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Caroline County, Virginia Marital Status

Caroline County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Caroline County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Caroline County, Virginia Veterans

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2,937

Number of Veterans

2,622

Male Veterans

315

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam916
First Gulf War824
Second Gulf War504
Korea181
World War II50
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64827
35 to 54819
65 to 74665
75+465
18 to 34161
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,10414.75%
Black76112.22%
Hispanic548.64%
Other3110.10%
2 or More295.73%
Indian714.89%
Asian55.43%

Caroline County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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2.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Caroline County, Virginia Employment Status

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67.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

5.4%

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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64.07%

Born in Virginia

96.96%

Native Born

3.04%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

1.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.96% of Caroline County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 64.07% having been born in Virginia. 1.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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