Charles City County VA Information


Charles City County Subdivisions

Charles City County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,356
Population in Households 7,356
Population in Familes 6,122
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 40
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 3,024
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,142
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,463 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 561 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 323 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $149,052
Average Home Value $224,503


Median Household Income $47,707
Average Household Income $62,327
Per Capita Income $25,622
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% -0.06%
Households 0.37% 0.04%
Families 0.26% -0.04%
Median Household Income   -0.27%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
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.


Charles City County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charles City County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 122 10th
Population Density1 # 113 16th
Diversity Index2 # 20 86th
Median Household Income # 64 53rd
Per Capita Income # 65 52nd

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