Charles City County, VA

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2022 Population
6,760
0.836% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
52
1.17% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.5%
1.04% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$65,573
10.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$198,800
14.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Charles City County, VA had a population of 6.76k people with a median age of 52 and a median household income of $65,573. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Charles City County, VA declined from 6,817 to 6,760, a −0.836% decrease and its median household income grew from $59,543 to $65,573, a 10.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Charles City County, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (43.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (43.7%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (5.58%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.22%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.07%).

None of the households in Charles City County, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99% of the residents in Charles City County, VA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Charles City County, VA was $198,800, and the homeownership rate was 84.6%.

Most people in Charles City County, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 35.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Charles City County, VA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Charles City County, VA is home to a population of 6.76k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.85% of Charles City County, VA residents were born outside of the country (125 people).

In 2022, there were 1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.96k people) in Charles City County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.95k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 377 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2022 Citizenship
98.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99% of Charles City County, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Charles City County, VA was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Charles City County, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.96k ± 4
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.95k ± 73
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    377 ± 33
2.16%
Hispanic Population
146 people

In 2022, there were 1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.96k people) in Charles City County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.95k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 377 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.16% of the people in Charles City County, VA are hispanic (146 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Charles City County, VA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.85%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
125 people
1.77%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
121 people

As of 2022, 1.85% of Charles City County, VA residents (125 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Charles City County, VA was 1.77%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    264 ± 58
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    98 ± 36
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    61 ± 27

Charles City County, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Charles City County, VA employs 3.28k people. The largest industries in Charles City County, VA are Manufacturing (411 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (365 people), and Retail Trade (341 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($85,339), Transportation & Warehousing ($64,946), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,348).

Occupations

3.28k
2022 Value
± 212
−0.304%
1 Year decline
± 9.39%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Charles City County, VA declined at a rate of −0.304%, from 3.29k employees to 3.28k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Charles City County, VA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (426 people), Management Occupations (339 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (269 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Charles City County, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.28k
2022 Value
± 212
−0.304%
1 Year decline
± 9.39%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Charles City County, VA declined at a rate of −0.304%, from 3.29k employees to 3.28k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Charles City County, VA, are Manufacturing (411 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (365 people), and Retail Trade (341 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Charles City County, VA, though some of these residents may live in Charles City County, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$49,394
Median earning men ± $5,224
$40,511
Median earning women ± $4,822

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($86,068), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,511), and Manufacturing ($59,091).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,563), Wholesale Trade ($51,667), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($49,048).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.1M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 81
    Manufacturing
  2. 27
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  3. 24
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Charles City County, VA went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 59.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (39.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.22%).

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.884% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.904% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.71M), Bachelors Degree (1.47M), and Some college (1.4M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Charles City County, VA was $198,800 in 2022, which is 0.705 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $173,500 to $198,800, a 14.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Charles City County, VA is 84.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Charles City County, VA have an average commute time of 35.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Charles City County, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Charles City County, VA is $65,573. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Charles City County, VA was Census Tract 6001 with a value of $75,446, followed by Census Tract 6002 and Census Tract 6003, with respective values of $64,130 and $62,738.

Property

$198,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,504
$2,459
Median Property Taxes
±$177

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Charles City County, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

84.6%
Homeownership
2022
68.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 84.6% of the housing units in Charles City County, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 84.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 6001
  2. Census Tract 6002
  3. Census Tract 6003

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Charles City County, VA was Census Tract 6001 with a value of $75,446, followed by Census Tract 6002 and Census Tract 6003, with respective values of $64,130 and $62,738.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Charles City County, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$65,573
Median Household Income
± $3,448
2.91k
Number of Households
± 197

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.91k households in Charles City County, VA grew to $65,573 from the previous year's value of $59,543.

The following chart displays the households in Charles City County, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Charles City County, VA is from Virginia.
0.475
2022 Wage GINI in Virginia
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Virginia

In 2022, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.164% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.48%)
  3. Carpooled (6.49%)

In 2022, 81.4% of workers in Charles City County, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.48%) and those who carpooled to work (6.49%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

35.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Charles City County, VA have a longer commute time (35.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.39% of the workforce in Charles City County, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Charles City County, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Charles City County, VA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Charles City County, VA (836 out of 6.71k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Charles City County, VA is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.7% of the population of Charles City County, VA has health coverage, with 44.5% on employee plans, 15.2% on Medicaid, 20.6% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 2.52% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Charles City County, VA see 3482 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.346% increase from the previous year (3470 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6821 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3410 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,482 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Charles City County, VA

Primary care physicians in Charles City County, VA see an average of 3,482 patients per year. This represents a 0.346% increase from the previous year (3,470 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 16.7% under 18 years, 14.2% between 18 and 34 years, 43.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 25.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.33%
Uninsured
44.5%
Employer Coverage
15.2%
Medicaid
20.6%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
2.52%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Charles City County, VA declined by 19.1% from 7.83% to 6.33%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 38.6% in Charles City County, VA.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 14% in Charles City County, VA.

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