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Caroline County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2021: 31,076 (22% urban, 78% rural); it was 22,121 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,310
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,193
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,579
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,953 (it was 1,442 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

33%

Land area: 533 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 58 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Caroline County: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.5%), Retail trade (11.5%), Public administration (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 32%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 3%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Caroline County, VA (2021)
    • 19,15961.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7,65324.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,7685.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,6245.2%Two or more races
    • 3571.2%Some other race alone
    • 3221.0%Asian alone
    • 990.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

39.8 years
Virginia median age:

38.8 years
Males: 15,385  (49.5%)
Females: 15,691  (50.5%)
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Average household size:
Caroline County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $76,858 ($39,845 in 1999)
This county:

$76,858
Virginia:

$80,963

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $864 (lower quartile is $649, upper quartile is $1,347)
This county:

$864
State:

$1169


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $253,516 (it was $89,200 in 2000)
Caroline:

$253,516
Virginia:

$330,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $181,995 - $343,263

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $308,240
Here:

$308,240
State:

$429,123

Townhouses or other attached units: $220,395
Here:

$220,395
State:

$414,161

Mobile homes: $103,753
Here:

$103,753
State:

$112,303

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,500
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $425

Institutionalized population: 494

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 13
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 38
  • Burglaries: 30
  • Thefts: 126
  • Auto thefts: 3

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 14
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 35
  • Burglaries: 23
  • Thefts: 186
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Health of residents in Caroline County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2021:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
73.5% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
42.1% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
54.8% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
74.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 200 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 167 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 348 buildings, average cost: $195,900
  • 2020: 188 buildings, average cost: $188,400
  • 2019: 109 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2018: 104 buildings, average cost: $209,400
  • 2017: 93 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 2016: 110 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2015: 77 buildings, average cost: $237,500
  • 2014: 73 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 84 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2012: 103 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2011: 62 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2010: 96 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2009: 93 buildings, average cost: $162,700
  • 2008: 175 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2007: 272 buildings, average cost: $200,200
  • 2006: 418 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2005: 642 buildings, average cost: $168,400
  • 2004: 565 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2003: 365 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2002: 295 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2001: 168 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2000: 97 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 1999: 115 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 1998: 131 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 1997: 121 buildings, average cost: $92,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Caroline, VA residents
Average permit cost in Caroline, VA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,521 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,286 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Caroline, VA in 2021
Distribution of house value in Caroline, VA in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Caroline, VA in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 11.1%
Caroline County:

11.1%
Virginia:

10.2%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.3% for Black residents, 31.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.2% for American Indian residents, 26.0% for other race residents, 28.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 39.8 years old
(Males: 39.3 years old, Females: 40.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.1 years old, Black residents: 45.2 years old, American Indian residents: 49.3 years old, Asian residents: 31.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.8 years old, Other race residents: 26.7 years old)

Area name: Richmond, VA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Caroline County is $678 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $757 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1010 a month.

Cities in this county include: Long Branch, Lake Land'Or, Lake Caroline, Bowling Green, Port Royal.

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

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Neighboring counties: Benton County, Missouri , Gibson County, Indiana , Nicholas County, West Virginia , Greenwood County, Kansas , Raleigh County, West Virginia , Powell County, Kentucky , Washington County, Missouri .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

3.1%
Virginia:

2.8%

Unemployment by year in Caroline, VA
County total employment by year in Caroline, VA
County average yearly wages by year in Caroline, VA

Current college students: 459
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,284 (53.4% naturalized citizens)

Caroline County:

4.1%
Whole state:

12.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1582010 or later
  • 5272000 to 2009
  • 2901990 to 1999
  • 411980 to 1989
  • 631970 to 1979
  • 138Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 32.4%

Caroline County marital status for males Caroline County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,489
  • One, attached: 740
  • Two: 38
  • 3 or 4: 94
  • 5 to 9: 34
  • 10 to 19: 78
  • 20 to 49: 16
  • 50 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 997
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Housing units in Caroline County with a mortgage: 6,526 (594 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 441 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 323

Here:

1.8% with mortgage
State:

97.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Caroline County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,25020
Mainline Protestant1,80811
Black Protestant7714
Catholic7711
Other11
None18,944-
Caroline County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Caroline County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Caroline County:

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Caroline County:

10.2%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Caroline County:

29.7%
State:

26.7%

Agriculture in Caroline County:

Average size of farms: 250 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $48,600
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $276.50
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 16.69%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $55,600
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 58.59%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.45%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $69,594
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.81%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.97
Corn for grain: 10249 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6406 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 18375 harvested acres
Vegetables: 854 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 36 acres

Earthquake activity:

Caroline County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 31.4 miles away from Caroline County center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 32.4 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 41.9 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 43.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 32.2 miles away from Caroline County center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 230.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Virginia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4512-VA: April 2, 2020, FEMA Id: 4512, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Virginia Severe Winter Storm And Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 22, 2016 to January 23, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4262: March 07, 2016, FEMA Id: 4262, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Virginia Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 01, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3359: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3359, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 08, 2011 to September 09, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4045: November 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 4045, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Virginia Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to August 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4024: September 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 4024, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1905: April 27, 2010, FEMA Id: 1905, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Virginia Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 18, 2009 to December 20, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1874: February 16, 2010, FEMA Id: 1874, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Virginia Severe Storms and Flooding, Including Severe Storms and Flooding Associated with Tropical Depression Ernesto, Incident Period: August 29, 2006 to September 07, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1661: September 22, 2006, FEMA Id: 1661, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Tropical Depression
  • Virginia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3240: September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: 3240, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to October 01, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1491: September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: 1491, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Caroline County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Ice Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Caroline

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,369 (63.2%)
  • Carpooled: 480 (5.6%)
  • Bus: 7 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 109 (1.3%)
  • Walked: 553 (6.5%)
  • Worked at home: 2,240 (26.4%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (22%)
  • Honduras (14%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Jamaica (7%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • England (4%)
  • Cuba (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Caroline County


  • American (14%)
  • English (10%)
  • German (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • European (3%)
  • Polish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Caroline County, Virginia in 2010:

  • 250 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 129 people in state prisons
  • 115 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Caroline County, Virginia in 2000:

  • 294 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 137 people in state prisons
  • 123 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $63,870.

11.36% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($57,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.36%
Virginia average:

10.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
9.61% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($48,637 average AGI)
1.76% relocated from other states ($8,486 average AGI)
Caroline County:

1.76%
Virginia average:

3.91%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Spotsylvania County, VA  3.23% ($58,479 average AGI)
from Stafford County, VA  1.29% ($59,258)
from Hanover County, VA  0.68% ($55,298)
from Fredericksburg city, VA  0.66% ($47,864)
from Henrico County, VA  0.55% ($49,118)
from Prince William County, VA  0.46% ($59,912)
from King George County, VA  0.44% ($68,056)


9.05% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($54,591 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.05%
Virginia average:

10.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.78% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($39,096 average AGI)
2.28% relocated to other states ($15,494 average AGI)
Caroline County:

2.28%
Virginia average:

3.98%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Spotsylvania County, VA  1.85% ($54,220 average AGI)
to Hanover County, VA  0.83% ($56,880)
to Henrico County, VA  0.61% ($42,027)
to Stafford County, VA  0.51% ($45,484)
to Fredericksburg city, VA  0.29% ($44,371)
to King George County, VA  0.27% ($60,969)
to Chesterfield County, VA  0.23% ($59,536)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 8.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Caroline County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Caroline County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Caroline County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Caroline County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Caroline County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Caroline County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Caroline County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,876 (3,150 aged, 726 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 910 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Caroline County, Virginia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (374)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (321)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (178)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (144)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (52)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (34)
  • Unspecified dementia (33)
  • Congestive heart failure (14)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,389
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 810
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 12

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,076
  • Male householders: 5,220 (1,312 living alone), Female householders: 6,071 (1,251 living alone)
  • 5,888 spouses (5,786 opposite-sex spouses), 615 unmarried partners, (602 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,904 children (7,498 natural, 96 adopted, 315 stepchildren), 890 grandchildren, 181 brothers or sisters, 314 parents, 11 foster children, 964 other relatives, 954 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,004

Size of family households: 3,500 2-persons, 2,206 3-persons, 1,281 4-persons, 642 5-persons, 333 6-persons, 124 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,557 1-person, 497 2-persons, 83 3-persons, 27 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 6 6-persons.

4,241 married couples with children.
1,194 single-parent households (225 men, 969 women).

93.9% of residents of Caroline speak English at home.
4.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $135,028,000 ($5,622 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $31,643,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $64,399,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,022,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,475,000
Federal grants: $15,059,000
Federal procurement contracts: $16,828,000 ($15,016,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $15,245,000 ($10,325,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $486,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $34,246,000
Federal Government insurance: $12,049,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,576
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,179
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +51
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,050
Here:

+119 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Caroline County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.33 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

7.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built in Caroline County, Virginia
  • Year house built in Caroline County, Virginia
  • 02020 or later
  • 1,1552010 to 2019
  • 3,5452000 to 2009
  • 1,7751990 to 1999
  • 1,6261980 to 1989
  • 1,9211970 to 1979
  • 9131960 to 1969
  • 7041950 to 1959
  • 3981940 to 1949
  • 5421939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Caroline County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Caroline County, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Caroline County, Virginia
  • 191 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 713 rooms
  • 7814 rooms
  • 1,8085 rooms
  • 2,0336 rooms
  • 1,4337 rooms
  • 1,3218 rooms
  • 1,8379+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Caroline County, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Caroline County, Virginia
  • 561 room
  • 572 rooms
  • 2203 rooms
  • 5974 rooms
  • 3325 rooms
  • 2466 rooms
  • 2277 rooms
  • 1448 rooms
  • 1349+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Caroline County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Caroline County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Caroline County, Virginia
  • 17no bedroom
  • 661 bedroom
  • 1,0682 bedrooms
  • 5,4123 bedrooms
  • 2,2294 bedrooms
  • 5065+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Caroline County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Caroline County, Virginia
  • 54no bedroom
  • 1861 bedroom
  • 7712 bedrooms
  • 6963 bedrooms
  • 2194 bedrooms
  • 785+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Caroline County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Caroline County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Caroline County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 366no vehicle
  • 1,2661 vehicle
  • 3,1312 vehicles
  • 2,7613 vehicles
  • 1,1814 vehicles
  • 5885+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Caroline County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Caroline County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 187no vehicle
  • 7421 vehicle
  • 8022 vehicles
  • 1123 vehicles
  • 1124 vehicles
  • 645+ vehicles

87.5% of Caroline County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Virginia.

Caroline County:

87.5%
State average:

85.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 20,038
  • Other state: 9,619
  • Northeast: 2,959
  • Midwest: 1,023
  • South: 4,321
  • West: 1,316
Year householders moved into unit in Caroline County, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Caroline County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 73.7%Electricity
  • 8.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.5%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 75.0%Electricity
  • 8.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.8%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%No fuel used
  • 2.4%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 569
Here:

17.7%
Virginia:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 154
Here:

12.0%
Virginia:

10.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 160
Here:

24.2%
Virginia:

20.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Caroline County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $373,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,356,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,853,000
    Other: $1,014,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $796,000
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $93,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $48,000
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $2,974,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,848,000
    Regular Highways: $917,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
    Water Utilities: $10,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $44,657,000
    Police Protection: $5,979,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,387,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,827,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,339,000
    Financial Administration: $1,905,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,524,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,399,000
    Sewerage: $1,209,000
    General - Other: $1,142,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,025,000
    Water Utilities: $993,000
    Health - Other: $684,000
    Parks and Recreation: $412,000
    Libraries: $356,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $311,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $148,000
    Regular Highways: $69,000
    Corrections - Other: $41,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $3,465,000
    Public Welfare: $1,928,000
    General Local Government Support: $370,000
    Water Utilities: $129,000
    Natural Resources: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,795,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $2,444,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $360,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $303,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
    Public Welfare: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,458,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,833,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,625,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,946,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,238,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $878,000
    Rents: $252,000
    Sale of Property: $186,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000
    Special Assessments: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,690,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,003,000
    Local Fire Protection: $193,000
    Water Utilities: $191,000
    Central Staff Services: $42,000
    Sewerage: $21,000
    General - Other: $15,000
    General Public Building: $7,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,068,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,237,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,172,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $30,176,000
    Public Welfare: $6,179,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,142,000
    Water Utilities: $391,000
    Sewerage: $147,000
  • Tax - Property: $37,968,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,226,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,652,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,284,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,130,000
    Other License: $629,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $357,000
    Other: $137,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,600,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,164,000

Caroline County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $373,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,356,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,853,000
    Other: $1,014,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $796,000
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $93,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $48,000
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $2,974,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,848,000
    Regular Highways: $917,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
    Water Utilities: $10,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $44,657,000
    Police Protection: $5,979,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,387,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,827,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,339,000
    Financial Administration: $1,905,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,524,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,399,000
    Sewerage: $1,209,000
    General - Other: $1,142,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,025,000
    Water Utilities: $993,000
    Health - Other: $684,000
    Parks and Recreation: $412,000
    Libraries: $356,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $311,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $148,000
    Regular Highways: $69,000
    Corrections - Other: $41,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $3,465,000
    Public Welfare: $1,928,000
    General Local Government Support: $370,000
    Water Utilities: $129,000
    Natural Resources: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,795,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $2,444,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $360,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $303,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
    Public Welfare: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,458,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,833,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,625,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,946,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,238,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $878,000
    Rents: $252,000
    Sale of Property: $186,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000
    Special Assessments: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,690,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,003,000
    Local Fire Protection: $193,000
    Water Utilities: $191,000
    Central Staff Services: $42,000
    Sewerage: $21,000
    General - Other: $15,000
    General Public Building: $7,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,068,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,237,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,172,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $30,176,000
    Public Welfare: $6,179,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,142,000
    Water Utilities: $391,000
    Sewerage: $147,000
  • Tax - Property: $37,968,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,226,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,652,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,284,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,130,000
    Other License: $629,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $357,000
    Other: $137,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,600,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,164,000

Caroline County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $373,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,356,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,853,000
    Other: $1,014,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $796,000
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $93,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $48,000
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $2,974,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,848,000
    Regular Highways: $917,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
    Water Utilities: $10,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $44,657,000
    Police Protection: $5,979,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,387,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,827,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,339,000
    Financial Administration: $1,905,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,524,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,399,000
    Sewerage: $1,209,000
    General - Other: $1,142,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,025,000
    Water Utilities: $993,000
    Health - Other: $684,000
    Parks and Recreation: $412,000
    Libraries: $356,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $311,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $148,000
    Regular Highways: $69,000
    Corrections - Other: $41,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $3,465,000
    Public Welfare: $1,928,000
    General Local Government Support: $370,000
    Water Utilities: $129,000
    Natural Resources: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,795,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $2,444,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $360,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $303,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
    Public Welfare: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,458,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,833,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,625,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,946,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,238,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $878,000
    Rents: $252,000
    Sale of Property: $186,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000
    Special Assessments: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,690,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,003,000
    Local Fire Protection: $193,000
    Water Utilities: $191,000
    Central Staff Services: $42,000
    Sewerage: $21,000
    General - Other: $15,000
    General Public Building: $7,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,068,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,237,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,172,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $30,176,000
    Public Welfare: $6,179,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,142,000
    Water Utilities: $391,000
    Sewerage: $147,000
  • Tax - Property: $37,968,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,226,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,652,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,284,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,130,000
    Other License: $629,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $357,000
    Other: $137,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,600,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,164,000

Caroline County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $373,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,356,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,853,000
    Other: $1,014,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $796,000
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $93,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $48,000
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000
  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $2,974,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,848,000
    Regular Highways: $917,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
    Water Utilities: $10,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $44,657,000
    Police Protection: $5,979,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,387,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,827,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,339,000
    Financial Administration: $1,905,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,524,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,399,000
    Sewerage: $1,209,000
    General - Other: $1,142,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,025,000
    Water Utilities: $993,000
    Health - Other: $684,000
    Parks and Recreation: $412,000
    Libraries: $356,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $311,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $148,000
    Regular Highways: $69,000
    Corrections - Other: $41,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $3,465,000
    Public Welfare: $1,928,000
    General Local Government Support: $370,000
    Water Utilities: $129,000
    Natural Resources: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,795,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $2,444,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $360,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $303,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
    Public Welfare: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,458,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,833,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,625,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,946,000
    General Revenue - Other: $2,238,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $878,000
    Rents: $252,000
    Sale of Property: $186,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000
    Special Assessments: $19,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,690,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,003,000
    Local Fire Protection: $193,000
    Water Utilities: $191,000
    Central Staff Services: $42,000
    Sewerage: $21,000
    General - Other: $15,000
    General Public Building: $7,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,068,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,237,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,172,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $30,176,000
    Public Welfare: $6,179,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,142,000
    Water Utilities: $391,000
    Sewerage: $147,000
  • Tax - Property: $37,968,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,226,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,652,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,284,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,130,000
    Other License: $629,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $357,000
    Other: $137,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,600,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,164,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 395
  • Number of aged recipients: 53
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 342
  • Number of recipients under 18: 70
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 222
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 103
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 172
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 150
Most common first names in Caroline County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William8072.5 years
James7866.3 years
Mary5681.6 years
John5074.4 years
Robert4671.8 years
George4070.7 years
Charles3468.3 years
Ruth3482.7 years
Annie2886.6 years
Elizabeth2682.5 years
Most common last names in Caroline County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor3469.6 years
Carter3472.3 years
Coleman3472.2 years
Baylor3275.3 years
Myers3065.0 years
Washington3078.7 years
Wright2870.9 years
Martin2878.2 years
Brooks2873.4 years
Johnson2871.3 years
Businesses in Caroline County, VA
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1McDonald's2
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quality1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
Days Inn2Rite Aid1
Dennys1Super 82
Econo Lodge1U-Haul3
FedEx7UPS4
GNC1Waffle House1
H&R Block1Wendy's1

Caroline County on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"