Charlottesville city, Virginia Population 2020

Charlottesville city, Virginia's estimated population is 48,547 with a growth rate of 0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Charlottesville city, Virginia is the 38th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202048,5472150.44%
201948,3322150.45%
201848,1172150.45%
201747,9026661.41%
201647,2368031.73%
201546,4339112.00%
201445,5225091.13%
201345,0134330.97%
201244,5808221.88%
201143,7582950.68%
201043,4633,1227.74%
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%
19106,7653164.90%
19006,4490.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.44%
County Website
Founded
1762
County Seat
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Charlottesville city, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,12870.42%
Black or African American8,82018.75%
Asian3,3627.15%
Two or More Races1,3952.97%
Some Other Race1690.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native1450.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230.05%
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Charlottesville city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Charlottesville city, Virginia Median Age

31.3


Total

30.6


Male

32.2


Female

Charlottesville city, Virginia Adults

There are 39,657 adults, (5,039 of whom are seniors) in Charlottesville city, Virginia.

Charlottesville city, Virginia Age Dependency

35.9

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Charlottesville city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

24,212

51.47%

Male

22,830

48.53%

Charlottesville city, Virginia Households and Families

Charlottesville city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Charlottesville city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.4%31.6%
All43.2%56.8%
Male42%58%
Female32.9%67.1%
Non Family30.7%69.3%

43.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,6132.3743.2
Non Family9,9691.7630.7
Married5,8153.0768.4
Female2,0223.0732.9
Male8073.1842

2.95

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Charlottesville city, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1733.89%
9th to 12th Grade1,5555.16%
High School Graduate5,62218.66%
Some College4,61815.33%
Associates Degree1,3104.35%
Bachelors Degree7,63825.35%
Graduate Degree8,20927.25%
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Charlottesville city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,05620,02613,432
Black5,6334,530553
Asian1,6821,4461,200
Hispanic1,278968381
Multiple Races499450291
Other Race776829
Native American49492
Islander111111

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,295$45,417$36,737
Less Than High School$28,489$31,731$18,645
High School Grad$27,198$29,471$25,921
Some College$30,381$39,019$25,060
Bachelors Degree$44,459$51,205$41,263
Graduate Degree$60,557$73,658$55,417

$41,295

Average Earnings

$45,417

Average Male

$36,737

Average Female

Charlottesville city, Virginia Language

Charlottesville city, Virginia Language by Age

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Charlottesville city, Virginia Language

83.39% of Charlottesville city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 16.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.00% of the population.

Charlottesville city, Virginia Poverty

Charlottesville city, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,5436,21121.02%
Black8,5642,64330.86%
Asian2,6091,07141.05%
Hispanic2,30658325.28%
Multiple1,28543433.77%
Other1572616.56%
Native13521.48%

24.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.75%

Male Poverty Rate

25.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Charlottesville city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Charlottesville city, Virginia is Asian, with 41.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Charlottesville city, Virginia is Native, with 1.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.89%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.29%
High School20.92%
Some College16.43%
Bachelors or Greater8.19%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.17%
Male Unemployed20.96%
Female Employed15.92%
Male Employed9.10%

Charlottesville city, Virginia Income

Charlottesville city, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,933$85,664
Families$80,107$110,514
Married Families$104,109-
Non Families$43,878$61,086
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Charlottesville city, Virginia Marital Status

Charlottesville city, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.6%

Male Marriage Rate

30.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Charlottesville city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Charlottesville city, 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.

Charlottesville city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Charlottesville city, Virginia Veterans

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1,753

Number of Veterans

1,607

Male Veterans

146

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam506
Second Gulf War359
First Gulf War274
Korea165
World War II69
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74522
75+452
55 to 64324
35 to 54248
18 to 34207
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3714.80%
Black3725.43%
Hispanic442.57%
2 or More101.07%

Charlottesville city, Virginia Veterans by Education

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8.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Charlottesville city, Virginia Employment Status

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63.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

4.1%

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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47.99%

Born in Virginia

87.24%

Native Born

12.76%

Foreign Born

8.20%

Non Citizen

4.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.24% of Charlottesville city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 47.99% having been born in Virginia. 8.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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