Cape Charles demographics profile

StatisticCape CharlesVirginiaNational
Population density (sq mi)27619191
Median age58.037.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%57%55%
Speak English97%84%79%
Speak Spanish1%7%13%
Cape Charles, VA has a population of 982 and is the 15,283rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 276 per sq mi which is 44% higher than the Virginia average and 205% higher than the national average. The median age in Cape Charles is 58 which is approximately 53% higher than the Virginia average of 38. In Cape Charles, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 57% of Cape Charles residents were born in Virginia, 38% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Cape Charles is 44% higher than Virginia.
  • The median age in Cape Charles is 53% higher than Virginia.
  • In Cape Charles 68.13% of the population is White.
  • In Cape Charles 27.90% of the population is African American.
  • In Cape Charles 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Cape Charles population breakdown by race

RaceCape CharlesVirginiaNational
African American27.90%19.21%12.63%
American Indian0.51%0.26%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race3.46%3.37%3.06%
Other race0.00%2.30%4.75%
In Cape Charles, 1.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Cape Charles, VA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).