Caroline County VA Information


Caroline County Subdivisions

Caroline County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 30,040
Population in Households 29,527
Population in Familes 24,730
Population in Group Qrtrs 513
Population Density1 57
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 11,049
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 7,968
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,423 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,722 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,327 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,374 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $182,460
Average Home Value $210,364


Median Household Income $55,555
Average Household Income $68,272
Per Capita Income $25,288
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.98% 3.27%
Households 1.06% 3.31%
Families 0.94% 3.23%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
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.


Caroline County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caroline County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents 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 # 59 57th
Population Density1 # 99 27th
Diversity Index2 # 43 69th
Median Household Income # 43 69th
Per Capita Income # 63 54th

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