Cape Charles, Virginia

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Population in 2013: 990 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.7%
Males: 459  (46.4%)
Females: 531  (53.6%)
Median resident age:  53.5 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 23310.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,013 (it was $22,237 in 2000)
Cape Charles:

$29,013
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,172 (it was $13,789 in 2000)

Cape Charles town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $278,656 (it was $103,600 in 2000)
Cape Charles:

$278,656
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $414,196; Detached houses: $362,421; In 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; Mobile homes: $849,139

Median gross rent in 2012: $632.

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Cape Charles races chart
  • White alone - 609 (60.4%)
  • Black alone - 314 (31.1%)
  • Hispanic - 75 (7.4%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.10%)

Races in Cape Charles detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cape Charles: 89.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (26.1%), English (11.3%), German (9.9%), Irish (8.2%), Polish (4.3%), Italian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1886

Elevation: 7 feet

Land area: 3.67 square miles.

Population density: 270 people per square mile   (very low).

Cape Charles,VA real estate house value index trend

Cape Charles, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Cape Charles:

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cape Charles town:

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 38.9%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 16.1%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

25 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This town:  2.5%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Cape Charles, Virginia as of July 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Cape Charles to the number of sex offenders is 125 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,555 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,486 (0.8%)

Cape Charles satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hampton, VA (25.0 miles , pop. 146,437).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (29.7 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (194.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Cheriton, VA (1.7 miles ), Eastville, VA (2.7 miles ), Nassawadox, VA (4.1 miles ), Mathews, VA (4.5 miles ), Exmore, VA (4.6 miles ), Poquoson, VA (4.7 miles ), Belle Haven, VA (4.7 miles ), Gwynn, VA (4.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 60 buildings, average cost: $197,400
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $328,300
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $454,200
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $310,400
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $213,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $362,400
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $330,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $1,250,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.27 N, Longitude: 76.01 W

Area code: 757

Cape Charles household income distribution Cape Charles home values distribution

Crime rates in Cape Charles by Year
Type 2001 2002 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100000002
per 100,000 86.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.0196.3
Robberies 110200000
per 100,000 86.985.50.0130.70.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 420300200
per 100,000 347.5171.10.0196.10.00.0131.80.00.0
Burglaries 1973913721
per 100,000 1650.7598.8208.8588.265.9198.7461.4195.998.1
Thefts 531610108106135
per 100,000 4604.71368.7695.9653.6527.0662.3395.51273.3490.7
Auto thefts 012000111
per 100,000 0.085.5139.20.00.00.065.997.998.1
Arson 010000100
per 100,000 0.085.50.00.00.00.065.90.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.0) 455.7160.252.5142.925.239.678.271.1187.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Cape Charles detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.91
Virginia average:

2.27

Cape Charles tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -297 (-20.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electricians (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

Work and jobs in Cape Charles: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cape Charles, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cape Charles-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.9 miles away from the Cape Charles town center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/21/1969, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cape Charles-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 106.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 211.8 miles away from Cape Charles center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 117.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 109.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 374.3 miles away from Cape Charles center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 129.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Northampton County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cape Charles topographic map

Birthplace of: Johnny Sample - Player of football.

Airports and heliports located in Cape Charles:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cape Charles:

  • Hampton University (about 25 miles; Hampton, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,494)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 27 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 7,056)
  • Christopher Newport University (about 30 miles; Newport News, VA; FT enrollment: 5,061)
  • ECPI University (about 31 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 10,694)
  • Old Dominion University (about 32 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 19,825)
  • Norfolk State University (about 33 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 6,032)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 33 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 20,975)

Public elementary/middle school in Cape Charles:

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Notable locations in Cape Charles: Cape Charles Country Club (A), Baycreek Golf Club (B), Cape Charles Police Chief (C), Northampton Memorial Library (D), Cape Charles Town Hall (E), Cape Charles Police Department (F), Cape Charles Volunteer Fire Company (G), Cape Charles Historical Society Museum (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cape Charles include: Cape Charles Baptist Church (A), Cape Charles Presbyterian Church (B), Emmanuel Episcopal Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Saint Charles Roman Catholic Church (E), Saint Stephens African Methodist Episcopal Church (F), Trinity Methodist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Allegood Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Old Plantation Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Cape Charles: Cape Charles Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Cape Charles Museum & Welcome Center (814 Randolph Avenue).

Hotels: Best Western Sunset Beach Resort (32246 Lankford Highway), Day's Inn Cape Charles (29106 Lankford Highway), Cape Charles-Days Inn Bay Bridge Tunnel (29106 Lankford Hwy).

Northampton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 76.1. This is about average.

City:

76.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.258. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.258
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.14. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.14
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.993. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.993
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.69
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cape Charles and their reported violations in the past:

CAPE CHARLES, TOWN OF (Population served: 2,276, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-29-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-05-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-05-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2011), St Formal NOV issued (APR-11-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-08-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2010)
KIPTOPEKE STATE PARK (Population served: 555, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-18-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-16-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-17-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-09-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-28-2008)
KIPTOPEKE STATE PARK - CABINS (Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-23-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In FEB-02-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-23-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-09-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-23-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
THOMAS B. LONG JR. MLC (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
PEACOCK MOTOR INN (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
ARLINGTON PLANTATION (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-08-2014), St Formal NOV issued (APR-08-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-09-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-18-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2011), Fed Formal NOV issued (MAR-17-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2011), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2009)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-11-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-03-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-22-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-22-2010), Fed Formal NOV issued (MAR-17-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2011), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-04-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2011), Fed Formal NOV issued (MAR-17-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2011), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-06-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-21-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 8 minor monitoring violations
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
RITTENHOUSE MOTOR LODGE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.7%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.7% for Black residents, 92.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  51.2%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Cape Charles, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Cape Charles compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Cape Charles (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Cheriton Branch at 21263 Lankford Hwy, branch established on 1976/12/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Shore Bank: Cape Charles Branch at 22468 Lankford Highway, branch established on 1961/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $277.3 mil, Deposits: $221.0 mil, headquarters in Onley, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Vi Lp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cape Charles, Virginia:

  • Shore Stay Suites, 26406 Lankford Hwy, Cape Charles, VA 23310 , Phone: (757) 331-4090
  • Sunset Beach Resort Hotel, 32246 Lankford Hwy, Cape Charles, VA 23310 , Phone: (757) 331-1776, Fax: (757) 331-3744
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cape Charles, Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Cape Charles travel time to work - commute Cape Charles mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cape Charles town (based on Northampton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.42%
Here: 30.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents45.8%30.4%7.3%5.2%3.0%
Congregations29.6%25.9%11.1%3.7%7.4%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist Church The Wesleyan ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.3%2.3%1.9%0.8%0.9%
Congregations3.7%3.7%3.7%3.7%7.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Northampton County:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Northampton County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Northampton County:

8.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

8.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.1%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Northampton County:

29.5%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

22.0%
State:

18.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$9,646$38,5840$0
Other Government Administration 3$14,046$56,18413$5,558
Police Protection - Officers 5$16,895$40,5480$0
Sewerage 4$11,945$35,8350$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,679$34,7161$1,827
Water Supply 4$11,933$35,7990$0
Local Libraries 1$3,093$37,1161$950
Other and Unallocable 6$16,545$33,0900$0
Totals for Government 29$92,782$38,39315$8,335

6.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,425 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Virginia average:

9.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Accomack County, VA  1.56% ($24,608 average AGI)
from Virginia Beach city, VA  0.50% ($30,958)
from Norfolk city, VA  0.32% ($85,467)


5.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Virginia average:

9.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Accomack County, VA  1.42% ($29,612 average AGI)
to Virginia Beach city, VA  0.40% ($37,789)
to Norfolk city, VA  0.36% ($23,529)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cape Charles:

  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNIS (790 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WFOG (1050 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGPL (1350 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA URBAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WVAB (1550 AM; 5 kW; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cape Charles:

  • WROX-FM (96.1 FM; CAPE CHARLES, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC.)
  • WAZP (90.7 FM; CAPE CHARLES, VA; Owner: DELMARVA EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WVKL (95.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXEZ (94.1 FM; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSRV (92.3 FM; DELTAVILLE, VA; Owner: BULLSEYE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WEXM (106.1 FM; EXMORE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WNVZ (104.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Cape Charles:

  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WVBT (Channel 43; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
  • WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGBS-LP (Channel 7; HAMPTON, ETC., VA; Owner: JOAN AND KENNETH WRIGHT)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNLO-CA (Channel 45; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cape Charles)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 425 Madison Ave (Lat: 37.265972 Lon: -76.016333), Call Sign: KNFZ631
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.220 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/2012, Expiration Date: 07/06/2022
    Registrant: Cape Charles Rescue Service Inc., 22215 South Bayside Rd, Cheriton, VA 23316, Phone: (757) 331-2392, Fax: (757) 331-2229, Email:
  • Kiptopeke State Park 3540 Kiptopeke Dr (Lat: 37.172361 Lon: -75.978278), Type: Building, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WPMK511
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.235 MHz, 151.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/30/2003, Expiration Date: 08/24/2013, Certifier: Paul D Hoppes
    Registrant: Virginia, Commonwealth Of, 11751 Meadowville Lane Vita-Dcr, Chester, VA 23836, Phone: (804) 416-6199, Fax: (804) 786-4177, Email:
  • Bay Creek (Lat: 37.273361 Lon: -75.968083), Call Sign: WPZA409
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.562 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 461.387 MHz, 461.512 MHz, 462.212 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/12/2003, Expiration Date: 12/12/2013, Certifier: David M Saslow
    Registrant: Gps Industries, LLC, 1074 North Orange Ave., Sarasota, FL 34236, Phone: (941) 306-3890, Fax: (941) 952-1859, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB2BBK, Licensee ID: L00216485
    Grant Date: 11/30/2007, Expiration Date: 12/23/2017, Certifier: Douglas C Charlton
    Registrant: Douglas C Charlton, 6221 Riverside Farm Lane, Cape Charles, VA 23310
  • Call Sign: KJ4AG, Previous Call Sign: KA4MJT, Licensee ID: L00161543
    Grant Date: 02/28/2003, Expiration Date: 02/28/2013
    Registrant: Austin C Davis, 5 Randolph Av, Cape Charles, VA 23310
  • Call Sign: KJ4QYX, Licensee ID: L01533666
    Grant Date: 12/01/2009, Expiration Date: 12/01/2019, Certifier: Sheree E Terry
    Registrant: Sheree E Terry, 15 Nectarine St, Cape Charles, VA 23310

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PERRY WILLIAM L GLASTAR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-C1F (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 138WS , Serial Number: 2038, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Benjamin W Iii Mears, 108 Churchill Downs, Cape Charles, VA 23310
  • Aircraft: CESSNA P206 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2596X , Serial Number: P206-0096, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Patrick V Hand, 2242 Arlington Chase Rd, Cape Charles, VA 23310
  • Aircraft: GEITZ JOHN L F I B (Category: Sea, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 80BX , Serial Number: E-35031897, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Erin S Harvey, 123 Peach St, Cape Charles, VA 23310

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Cape Charles

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cape Charles, VA
Most common first names in Cape Charles, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4274.9 years
Mary3975.8 years
James3772.5 years
John3575.7 years
George2773.2 years
Elizabeth2280.0 years
Margaret2080.0 years
Charles1975.3 years
Thomas1972.4 years
Joseph1772.0 years
Most common last names in Cape Charles, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2976.2 years
Ames2677.1 years
Spady2278.6 years
Johnson2167.0 years
Moore2177.3 years
Brown1972.0 years
Nottingham1876.9 years
Trower1671.6 years
Williams1669.1 years
Scott1575.2 years
Businesses in Cape Charles, VA
NameCountNameCount
Hardee's1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
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