Southside Chesconessex, Virginia Population and Demographics

Population, Race and Ethnicity

Southside Chesconessex is a Census-designated place in Accomack County, Virginia, with a population of 106. According to the most recent estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, 100.00% of residents identify as white, 0.00% as Black or African American, 0.00% as American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.00% as Asian, 0.00% as Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, 0.00% as Hispanic or Latino, and 0.00% as some other race or combination of races.

Nationally, some 61.1% of Americans identify as white, 12.3% as Black or African American, 0.7% as American Indian or Alaska Native, 5.4% as Asian, 0.2% as Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, 17.8% as Hispanic or Latino, and 2.6% as some other race or combination of races.

Age

The population of Southside Chesconessex is older than the United States as a whole. The median age is 69.1 years, 31.2 years more than the national median age of 37.9 years. An estimated 100.00% of the population is 65 years and over, compared to 15.2% of the U.S. population.

Family and household composition

Family and household composition also varies heavily across the United States. In Southside Chesconessex, 82.80% of households are occupied by married-couple families, compared to the 48.3% national figure. Some 0.00% of households are occupied by single male householders, 0.00% by single female householders, and 17.20% by non-family occupants. Nationwide, 4.9% of households are occupied by single male householders, 12.6% by single female householders, and 34.3% by non-family occupants. An estimated 100.00% of heads of household own their homes, compared to the national homeownership rate of 63.8%.

Language spoken

English is by far the most commonly spoken language in Virginia and across the U.S. as a whole. Similarly, in Southside Chesconessex, 100% of local residents aged 5 and up speak English exclusively, or, if they are multilingual, speak English very well. For context, 94.1% of the 5 and older population across Virginia only speaks English, or speak it very well, and 91.5% of the same age group nationwide do.

Marital status

Residents of Southside Chesconessex are more likely than the typical American to be married. Of all local residents aged 15 and older, 90.6% are currently married, compared to 48.1% of Americans nationwide in the same age group. Across Virginia as a whole, 49.9% of residents 15 and older are married.

Divorce is far less common in Southside Chesconessex than it is across the U.S. as a whole. According to Census estimates, 0% of residents 15 and older are divorced — compared to 10.8% of the U.S. population in the same age group. In Virginia, 10.1% of the 15 and older population is divorced.

An estimated 0% of Southside Chesconessex residents 15 and older have never married, compared to one-third of all Americans in the same age group.

Veterans

In Southside Chesconessex, 0% of the 18 and older civilian population are veterans — compared to 7.5% of adult civilians nationwide and 10.6% of the civilian population in all of Virginia.

Educational attainment

In Southside Chesconessex, adults are more likely to have a high school education than the typical American adult, but are less likely to have a four-year college education. Among Southside Chesconessex residents 25 and older, 100.00% have a high school diploma or equivalent, and 0.00% have a bachelor's degree or higher, compared to 87.7% and 31.5% of adults nationwide, respectively. Across Virginia, 89.3% of adults have graduated high school, and 38.2 have a bachelor’s degree.

Poverty

Serious financial hardship is less common in Southside Chesconessex than it is nationwide. The local poverty rate stands at 0.00%, while the national poverty rate is 14.1%. Across the state as a whole, 10.9% of the population lives below the poverty line.

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