Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Chincoteague is 3,306. Chincoteague, Virginia is the 5,972nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Chincoteague was in 2000, when its population was 4,324. In 2000, Chincoteague was the 4,800th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,972nd largest city in the US. Chincoteague is currently 23.5% smaller than it was in 2000.
Chincoteague has shrunk 23.5% since the year 2000. Chincoteague, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Chincoteague, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,511. The voting age population is 45.6% male and 54.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 31.9% of the residents of Chincoteague are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Chincoteague are 93.1% White, 3.1% Two or more races, 2.1% Asian, 1.2% Other and 0.4% Black. Additionally, 3.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Chincoteague, 9.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 18.2%. On a per-household basis, 4.8% of families are below the poverty line in Chincoteague.
Among those aged 16 and older, 51.0% of Chincoteague residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.2% of Chincoteague residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 27.7% have a bachelor's degree and 16.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Chincoteague residents aged 5 and older, 8.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Chincoteague is 6.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Chincoteague, 18.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Chincoteague is $52,848.
In Chincoteague, 73.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 26.3% of housing units in Chincoteague.
Of all the housing units in Chincoteague, 21.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Chincoteague, 16.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 710 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Chincoteague is $940.
In Chincoteague, 79.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|5963||Union Springs, Alabama||3,314||-32.2%|
|5969||Haworth, New Jersey||3,309||-2.3%|
|5974||Oliver Springs, Tennessee||3,302||-0.2%|
|5976||St. Paul, Missouri||3,301||101.6%|
|5977||Water Valley, Mississippi||3,301||-10.8%|
|5979||Palmyra, New York||3,300||-5.1%|
|5980||Berwyn Heights, Maryland||3,298||11.5%|
|4690||Big Stone Gap||5,206||-9.5%|
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