Caroline County VA Information


Caroline County Subdivisions

Caroline County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,572
Daytime Population: Workers 7,585
Daytime Population: Residents 16,346
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,931
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 30,059
Population in Familes 25,111
Population in Group Qrtrs 513
Population Density2 58
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $58,944
Average Household Income $72,616
Per Capita Income $26,944


Total Housing Units 12,629 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,794 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,385 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,450 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $209,715
Average Home Value $254,019


Total Households 11,179
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 8,037
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.95% 5.22%
Households 0.93% 5.28%
Families 0.8% 5.18%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   3.84%


Caroline County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caroline County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 58 57th
Population Density # 98 27th
Diversity Index # 44 68th
Median Household Income # 41 70th
Per Capita Income # 60 56th

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