Charlottesville city, Virginia Population 2024

44,694

Charlottesville city, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 44,694 with a growth rate of -0.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Charlottesville city, Virginia is the 39th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 43,467 and has seen a growth of 2.82% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202943,249-289-0.66%
202843,538-289-0.66%
202743,827-289-0.66%
202644,116-289-0.65%
202544,405-289-0.65%
202444,694-289-0.64%
202344,983-289-0.64%
202245,272-474-1.04%
202145,746-723-1.56%
202046,469-814-1.72%
201947,283-138-0.29%
201847,421-35-0.07%
201747,4564801.02%
201646,9766191.34%
201546,3577951.74%
201445,5625101.13%
201345,0524420.99%
201244,6108301.9%
201143,7803130.72%
201043,46700%
199040,3414251.06%
198039,9161,0362.66%
197038,8809,45332.12%
196029,4273,45813.32%
195025,9696,56933.86%
194019,4004,15527.25%
193015,2454,55742.64%
192010,6883,92357.99%
19106,7653164.9%
19006,449-36,800-85.09%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.64% (-289)
County Website
Charlottesville city
2020 Population
46,469
Area
10 mi²
Density
4469 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-3.82% (-1,775)
Founded
1762

Charlottesville city, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White31,71668.52%
Black or African American7,94517.16%
Asian3,2376.99%
Two or more races2,7445.93%
Other race5771.25%
Native American700.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Charlottesville city, Virginia Population by Race

Charlottesville city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Charlottesville city, Virginia Median Age

32.4

Total

31.9

Male

33.1

Female

Charlottesville city, Virginia Adults

There are 39,089 adults, (5,853 of whom are seniors) in Charlottesville city, Virginia.

Charlottesville city, Virginia Age Dependency

39.3

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Charlottesville city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female23,76151.33%
Male22,52848.67%

Charlottesville city, Virginia Population by Age

Charlottesville city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All19,5112.2242.357.7
Non Family10,7061.6327.472.6
Married6,2402.8668.731.3
Female1,8723.2336.763.3
Male6932.9150.849.2

2.88

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

42.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Charlottesville city, Virginia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,4514.93%
Associates Degree1,4705%
Bachelors Degree8,24128.02%
Graduate Degree9,09830.93%
High School Graduate4,62115.71%
Less Than 9th Grade9083.09%
Some College3,62712.33%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Charlottesville city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Charlottesville city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White20,48619,59214,386
Black5,0934,143858
2+ Races1,3901,354703
Hispanic1,2861,112618
Asian1,284995805
Other Race323323236
Native American533721

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 73.07%.

Charlottesville city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$56,400$63,798$52,367
Graduate Degree$75,841$97,983$65,395
High School Graduate$31,020$27,300$33,972
Less Than 9th Grade$24,078$29,638$21,737
Overall$50,281$54,220$46,639
Some College$35,561$35,500$35,600

$50,281

Average Earnings

$54,220

Average Male

$46,639

Average Female

Charlottesville city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Charlottesville city, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Charlottesville city, Virginia Language

86.39% of Charlottesville city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 13.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.21% of the population.

Charlottesville city, Virginia Language

Charlottesville city, Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White28,8115,51319.14%
Black7,6172,56633.69%
Asian2,4531,00641.01%
Hispanic2,50361324.49%
Multiple2,52654621.62%
Other57314024.43%
Native703752.86%

23.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.07%

Male Poverty Rate

25.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Charlottesville city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Charlottesville city, Virginia is Native, with 52.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Charlottesville city, Virginia is White, with 19.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.18%.

Charlottesville city, Virginia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.6%
High School19%
Some College14.84%
Bachelors or Greater7.69%

Charlottesville city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed60.58%
Male Unemployed30.46%
Female Employed15.07%
Male Employed8.38%

Charlottesville city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Charlottesville city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$105,994$149,460
Households$67,177$104,674
Married Families$136,696$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,037$65,890

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Charlottesville city, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.1%

Male Marriage Rate

31.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Charlottesville city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Charlottesville city, Virginia 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 55-64.

Charlottesville city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Charlottesville city, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,541

Number of Veterans

1,421

Male Veterans

120

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam692
First Gulf War379
Second Gulf War292
Korea113
World War II4

Charlottesville city, Virginia Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74489
35 to 54366
75+323
55 to 64277
18 to 3486

Charlottesville city, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,2604.58%
Black2193.56%
2+ Races482.6%
Hispanic422.26%
Other Race143.01%

Charlottesville city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Charlottesville city, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Charlottesville city, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Charlottesville city, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Charlottesville city, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Charlottesville city, Virginia 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

48.47%

Born in Charlottesville city, Virginia

90.02%

Native Born

9.98%

Foreign Born

5.99%

Non Citizen

3.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.02% of Charlottesville city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 48.47% having been born in Virginia. 5.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Charlottesville city, Virginia Place of Birth

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