Captains Cove, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Captains Cove, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Captains Cove Census Designated Place had a population of 1,086 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Captains Cove is located at latitude 37.9963 and longitude -75.4259 in Accomack County. The formal boundaries for the Captains Cove Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Accomack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Captains Cove Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584822) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Captains Cove population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Captains Cove, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,086
Population in Households 1,086
Population in Familes 881
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 368
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 505
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 342
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 901 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 372 (41.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 132 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 396 (44.0%)
Median Home Value $149,510
Average Home Value $157,930


Median Household Income $47,091
Average Household Income $57,626
Per Capita Income $26,028
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.98%
Households 1.13% 1.05%
Families 0.06% 0.97%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Captains Cove, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Captains Cove to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 350 41st
Population Density1 # 409 31st
Diversity Index2 # 298 50th
Median Household Income # 300 49th
Per Capita Income # 271 54th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.