colonial heights Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 410 4.0 % 7.1 %
High School Graduate 4,400 42.9 % 33.8 %
Some College 2,900 28.3 % 25.2 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,742 17.0 % 21.3 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 806 7.9 % 12.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 8,976 87.5 % 85.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 2,175 21.2 % 21.2 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 17,439 - -
19 years old and under 4,358 25.0 % 26.6 %
20 to 44 years old 5,083 29.1 % 13.1 %
45 to 64 years old 4,688 26.9 % 12.2 %
65 years old and older 3,310 19.0 % 1.8 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 15,568 97.9 % 85.2 %
Spanish 260 1.6 % 13.9 %
Other Languages 77 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 2,075 30.7 % 32.4 %
Married 3,290 48.6 % 51.3 %
Separated 184 2.7 % 2.8 %
Divorced 1,220 18.0 % 13.4 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 7,821 - -
Occupied Housing Units 7,136 91.2 % 86.9 %
Vacant Housing Units 685 8.8 % 13.1 %
1-Unit, Detached 6,080 77.7 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 186 2.4 % 5.8 %
2-Units 303 3.9 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 209 2.7 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 199 2.5 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 493 6.3 % 4.5 %
20 or More Units 351 4.5 % 8.7 %
Built 2000 or Later 431 5.5 % 15.7 %
Built 1990 to 1999 797 10.2 % 13.8 %
Built 1980 to 1989 670 8.6 % 13.8 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,582 20.2 % 15.8 %
Built 1960 to 1969 2,028 25.9 % 11.1 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,750 22.4 % 16.4 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 563 7.2 % 13.5 %
Electric 3,933 50.3 % 31.6 %
Oil / Kerosene 330 4.2 % 5.4 %
Natural Gas 2,778 35.5 % 42.6 %
Tank or LP Gas 47 0.6 % 4.2 %
Coal 11 0.1 % 0.1 %
Wood 15 0.2 % 1.8 %
None 22 0.3 % 0.8 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 14,487 84.1 % 76.3 %
African-American 2,132 12.4 % 13.0 %
Asian 519 3.0 % 5.0 %
Some Other Race 98 0.6 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 51,396 50,502
Median Family Income 65,221 61,455
Median Per Capita Income 27,633 26,708
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 61.29 %
  • Temperature 89.17 ℉
  • Rainfall 5.3 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 14.38
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.09 %
6.0 0.02 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com