Cape Charles, Virginia

Population 980

Cape Charles is located in Northampton County, VA. The population is 980, making Cape Charles the 2nd largest city in Northampton County.

There are 1 public schools in Cape Charles with an average Homefacts rating of D+. The total crime rate for Cape Charles is very low , and there are 9 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Cape Charles is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Cape Charles property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Cape Charles include Cheriton, Eastville and Machipongo.

Cape Charles Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 14%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 49.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 36.7%

Crime Rate

71.81% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 399
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Property Crime: 299
  • Larceny Theft: 299

Registered Offenders

85.26% Higher than national avg.
  • 9 offenders in Cape Charles
  • 91.84 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

55 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 5
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 48


Moderate 3.4%
  • Virginia unemployment average: 3.2%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 1 K-12 public school in Cape Charles, VA and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Cape Charles's schools as Below Average, with an overall D+ rating.
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1 Private School

Cape Charles Christian School

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Cape Charles, VA

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29 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Cape Charles, VA issued 29 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 29 permits, 12 were issued for single family homes and 17 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Cape Charles, VA issued 6 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $533
  • 1 Bedroom: $685
  • 2 Bedrooms: $780
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,095
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,160

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Environmental Hazards

55 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Cape Charles, VA has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Cape Charles, VA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.15 Average
    Cape Charles, VA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 39.6°
  • February 40.23°
  • March 48.23°
  • April 57.95°
  • May 66.98°
  • June 74.64°
  • July 82.16°
  • August 77.4°
  • September 70.95°
  • October 61.17°
  • November 50.43°
  • December 42.05°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Cape Charles, VA

Cape Charles, VA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Cape Charles, VA has a high risk of hurricanes.
Cape Charles, VA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Cape Charles, VA has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Cape Charles, VA: $49,792


Unemployment in Cape Charles is 3.4%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 3.2% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 27.38%
White Collar - 72.62%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe
  • Sen. Tim Kaine
  • Sen. Mark R. Warner

City Representatives

  • Scott Rigell

Neighborhood Info

4 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

5 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

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1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Cape Charles, VA
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