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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Charlottesville City County is 44,505, which is 1.21% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 15.63% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Charlottesville City County population density is 4,338.20 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 191.35 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Charlottesville City County is white, which represent 70.59% of the total population. The average Charlottesville City County education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 44,505. #38

Population Growth Since 2000, #105

Charlottesville City County

Population Density, #5

Charlottesville City County
4,338.20 per square mile
191.35 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:31,415 (70.59%, #82)
Black:8,743 (19.64%, #51)
Hispanic:2,193 (4.93%, #41)
Asian:3,038 (6.83%, #9)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):168 (0.38%, #33)
One Race, Other:130 (0.29%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,011 (2.27%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:1,255 (57.23%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:86 (3.92%, see rank)
Cuban:111 (5.06%, see rank)
Central American:284 (12.95%, see rank)
South American:271 (12.36%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:389 (12.80%, see rank)
Chinese:1,374 (45.23%, see rank)
Filipino:192 (6.32%, see rank)
Japanese:68 (2.24%, see rank)
Korean:395 (13.00%, see rank)
Vietnamese:97 (3.19%, see rank)
Asian, Other:523 (17.22%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

39,358 (88.44%) out of the total population of 44,505 reported first ancestry.

 Charlottesville City County% of the Total PopulationVirginiaU.S.
Arab7291.64%, see rank0.83%0.56%
Czech900.20%, see rank0.28%0.47%
Danish1540.35%, see rank0.23%0.42%
Dutch4230.95%, see rank1.00%1.40%
English5,45212.25%, see rank10.69%8.02%
French8291.86%, see rank2.33%3.34%
German5,34112.00%, see rank11.87%15.03%
Greek2040.46%, see rank0.41%0.41%
Hungarian2760.62%, see rank0.35%0.46%
Irish4,1169.25%, see rank9.99%10.80%
Italian1,7914.02%, see rank4.00%5.52%
Norwegian3590.81%, see rank0.61%1.42%
Polish9782.20%, see rank1.89%3.01%
Portuguese310.07%, see rank0.20%0.44%
Russian4911.10%, see rank0.70%0.92%
Scotch-Irish8992.02%, see rank1.68%0.99%
Scottish1,1402.56%, see rank2.13%1.72%
Subsaharan African5661.27%, see rank2.02%0.95%
Swedish4040.91%, see rank0.71%1.27%
Swiss1520.34%, see rank0.24%0.30%
Ukrainian1960.44%, see rank0.23%0.31%
American6,09913.70%, see rank11.04%7.12%
Welsh5441.22%, see rank0.65%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 21,363 (48.00%, see rank)
Females: 23,142 (52.00%, see rank)

Charlottesville City County
Male: 48.00%
Female: 52.00%
Male: 49.15%
Female: 50.85%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Charlottesville City County
29.10 years old
37.60 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Charlottesville City County
28.80 years old
36.20 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Charlottesville City County
29.30 years old
38.90 years old
38.80 years old

 Charlottesville City County% of the Total PopulationVirginiaU.S.
Under 5 years2,4505.50%, see rank6.25%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,7223.87%, see rank6.34%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,6573.72%, see rank6.32%6.59%
15 to 19 years3,2227.24%, see rank6.72%6.85%
20 to 24 years8,92120.04%, see rank7.16%7.13%
25 to 34 years8,82619.83%, see rank13.90%13.47%
35 to 44 years4,90811.03%, see rank13.42%12.96%
45 to 54 years4,4129.91%, see rank14.64%14.09%
55 to 64 years4,3009.66%, see rank12.28%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,2585.07%, see rank7.51%7.64%
75 to 84 1,3092.94%, see rank3.85%4.25%
85 years and over5201.17%, see rank1.60%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Charlottesville City CountyVirginiaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population26,533, 100%5,501,125209,056,129
Less Than High School2,991, 11.27%, see rank12.11%13.67%
High School Graduate5,887, 22.19%, see rank25.01%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree4,564, 17.20%, see rank27.11%29.09%
Bachelor Degree6,301, 23.75%, see rank20.74%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree6,790, 25.59%, see rank15.03%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.63, see rank13.9413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Charlottesville City County VirginiaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,21348.15%51.85%63.13%36.87%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,51386.47%, see rank13.53%, see rank90.08%9.92%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,45191.80%, see rank8.20%, see rank91.63%8.37%90.60%9.40%
College8,11296.17%, see rank3.83%, see rank79.69%20.31%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School3,93887.81%, see rank12.19%, see rank62.00%38.00%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Charlottesville City CountyVirginiaU.S.
Total Households17,604, 100%3,041,710116,211,092
Average Household Size2.37, see rank2.612.63
1 Person Households6,511, 36.99%, see rank26.52%27.57%
2 or More Person Households11,093, 63.01%, see rank73.48%72.43%
Family Households (Families)7,682, 43.64%, see rank67.30%66.22%
Average Family Size3.14, see rank3.253.32
Married-Couple Family5,253, 29.84%, see rank50.70%48.42%
Nonfamily Households9,922, 56.36%, see rank32.70%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Charlottesville City County%VirginiaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total38,676see rank6,637,353252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over18,423100%, see rank3,232,491123,281,364
Never Married10,50257.00%, see rank34.57%35.77%
Married5,97132.41%, see rank54.49%52.04%
Widowed3411.85%, see rank2.36%2.57%
Divorced1,6098.73%, see rank8.57%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over20,253100%, see rank3,404,862129,692,771
Never Married11,30055.79%, see rank28.53%29.48%
Married5,94629.36%, see rank51.39%49.19%
Widowed1,1195.53%, see rank8.68%9.16%
Divorced1,8889.32%, see rank11.39%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Charlottesville City County%VirginiaU.S.
Native39,25888.21%, see rank88.41%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence21,08747.38%, see rank49.57%58.73%
Born in Different State17,24338.74%, see rank37.13%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
9282.09%, see rank1.72%1.42%
Foreign Born5,24711.79%, see rank11.59%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,4233.20%, see rank5.55%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship3,8248.59%, see rank6.04%7.09%
Born In Europe7171.61%, see rank1.25%1.53%
Born In Asia2,8456.39%, see rank4.79%3.82%
Born In Africa4941.11%, see rank1.11%0.55%
Born In Oceania640.14%, see rank0.05%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,0122.27%, see rank4.20%6.83%
Born In Northern America1150.26%, see rank0.19%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Charlottesville City County%VirginiaU.S.
English15,25086.63%, see rank84.46%79.39%
Spanish6863.90%, see rank6.31%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages7404.20%, see rank4.18%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages6733.82%, see rank3.67%3.36%
Other2551.45%, see rank1.38%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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