The Town of Cape Charles had a population of 1,122 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Cape Charles is located at latitude 37.2497 and longitude -76.0141 in Northampton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cape Charles (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Northampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.
The Town of Cape Charles (GNIS ID: 2390767) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Cape Charles: Accomack.
|Population in Households||1,122|
|Population in Familes||793|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$38,332|
|Average Household Income||$68,678|
|Per Capita Income||$34,440|
|Total Housing Units||1,006 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||277 (27.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||299 (29.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||430 (42.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$332,222|
|Average Home Value||$406,408|
|Average Household Size||1.95|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.26%|
|Per Capita Income||2.44%|
The table below compares Cape Charles 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.
|Total Population||# 348||41st|
|Population Density||# 428||28th|
|Diversity Index||# 206||65th|
|Median Household Income||# 482||19th|
|Per Capita Income||# 168||72nd|
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