The Town of Chilhowie had a population of 1,812 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Chilhowie is located at latitude 36.7984 and longitude -81.6823 in Smyth County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Chilhowie encompass a land area of 2.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Smyth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,952 feet.
The Town of Chilhowie (GNIS ID: 2390791) 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 Chilhowie: Greevers Switch, Town House.
|Total Population||1,812 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,694 (93.5%)|
|Population in Families||1,353 (74.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||118 ( 6.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$43,701|
|Average Household Income||$56,012|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$22,282|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||822 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||439 (53.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||264 (32.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||119 (14.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$115,430|
|Average Home Value||$133,730|
|Housing Affordability Index3||235|
|Average Household Size||2.41|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.38%|
|Per Capita Income||2.03%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.27%|
The table below compares Chilhowie to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 283||52nd|
|Population Density||# 307||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 421||29th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 510||86th|
|Per Capita Income||# 462||22nd|
|Diversity Index||# 392||34th|
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