Cape Charles 58 Below average
Cape Charles Livability #471 ranked city in Virginia#20,438 ranked city in the USARanks better than 30% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Cape Charles

  • Crime

    With a lower than average crime rate per 100,000 people, this area could be considered a very safe place to live. Crime rates are based on both violent and property crimes.

  • Amenities

    A majority of amenities are not ideally situated within a reasonable walking distance, which may lead residents to rely on a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Commute

    Public transportation is not readily available in this area and the average commute time to work could also be longer than the national average.

  • Cost Of Living

    Based on the most recent cost of living data, this area is more expensive to live in. You can expect to pay more for everyday goods and services, housing, groceries and utilities.

  • Health & Safety

    Poor air quality and the inaccessibility of certain health related facilities like hospitals, clinics, doctors and pharmacies could have all contributed to the low score in this category.

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      Cape Charles transportation information

      Statistic Cape Charles Virginia National
      Average one way commute22min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work65.7%77.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.7%9.5%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.4%4.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.4%0.6%
      Workers who walk5.4%2.4%2.8%
      Working from home18.0%4.7%4.6%
      Source: The Cape Charles, VA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).