Charles City County VA Information


Charles City County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,223
Daytime Population: Workers 2,009
Daytime Population: Residents 3,808
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,817
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 7,223
Population in Familes 5,997
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 40
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $48,568
Average Household Income $63,264
Per Capita Income $25,908


Total Housing Units 3,324 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,387 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 571 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 366 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $156,689
Average Home Value $233,682


Total Households 2,958
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 2,088
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 -0.06% -0.27%
Households 0.01% -0.22%
Families -0.12% -0.32%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   3.18%


Charles City County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charles City 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 # 123 8th
Population Density # 113 16th
Diversity Index # 20 86th
Median Household Income # 68 50th
Per Capita Income # 69 49th

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