Captains Cove, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Captains Cove, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Captains Cove Census Designated Place had a population of 968 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Captains Cove is located at latitude 37.99 and longitude -75.4227 in Accomack County. The formal boundaries for the Captains Cove Census Designated Place 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.

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Captains Cove, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 968
Population in Households 968
Population in Familes 789
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 328
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $47,005
Average Household Income $71,944
Per Capita Income $31,999


Total Housing Units 844 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 321 (38.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 124 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 399 (47.3%)
Median Home Value $164,706
Average Home Value $194,876


Total Households 445
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 300
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.89% -0.88%
Households -0.81% -0.87%
Families -1.54% -1.02%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   4.19%

Captains Cove, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Captains Cove to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 366 38th
Population Density # 423 29th
Diversity Index # 302 49th
Median Household Income # 341 42nd
Per Capita Income # 201 66th

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