Charlottesville, Virginia Population 2024

44,659

Charlottesville, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 44,659 with a growth rate of -0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Charlottesville, Virginia is the 39th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 43,467 and has seen a growth of 2.74% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202942,874-357-0.83%
202843,231-357-0.82%
202743,588-357-0.81%
202643,945-357-0.81%
202544,302-357-0.8%
202444,659-357-0.79%
202345,016-357-0.79%
202245,373-357-0.78%
202145,730-735-1.58%
202046,465-818-1.73%
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%
201043,467
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%
19006,449-36,425-84.96%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.79% (-357)
County Website
Charlottesville
2010 Population
43,467
Area
10 mi²
Density
4466 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
2.74% (1,192)
Founded
1762

Charlottesville, 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 Islander
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White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Charlottesville, Virginia Population by Race

Charlottesville, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Charlottesville, Virginia Median Age

32.4

Total

31.9

Male

33.1

Female

Charlottesville, Virginia Adults

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

Charlottesville, Virginia Age Dependency

39.3

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Charlottesville, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female23,76151.33%
Male22,52848.67%

Charlottesville, Virginia Population by Age

Charlottesville, 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
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2.88

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

42.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Charlottesville, Virginia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Charlottesville, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Charlottesville, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,281

Average Earnings

$54,220

Average Male

$46,639

Average Female

Charlottesville, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Charlottesville, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Charlottesville, Virginia Language

86.39% of Charlottesville, 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, Virginia Language

Charlottesville, Virginia Poverty by Race

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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%
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23.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.07%

Male Poverty Rate

25.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Charlottesville, Virginia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Charlottesville, 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, Virginia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.6%
High School19%
Some College14.84%
Bachelors or Greater7.69%
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Charlottesville, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed60.58%
Male Unemployed30.46%
Female Employed15.07%
Male Employed8.38%
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Charlottesville, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Charlottesville, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Charlottesville, 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, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Charlottesville, 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, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Charlottesville, 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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Charlottesville, Virginia Veterans by War

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Charlottesville, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Charlottesville, Virginia Veterans by Race

Charlottesville, 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, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Charlottesville, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Charlottesville, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Charlottesville, 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, Virginia

90.02%

Native Born

9.98%

Foreign Born

5.99%

Non Citizen

3.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.02% of Charlottesville, 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, Virginia Place of Birth

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