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Cape Charles is a town in Northampton County.

The community was named for Charles I, Duke of York.

The latitude of Cape Charles is 37.267N. The longitude is -76.017W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 3 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,108.


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Median household income
Local
$22,237
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cape Charles demographic reports
Cape Charles is on the Eastern Shore, the narrow peninsula that separates Chesapeake Bay from the Atlantic Ocean.
Local festivals include:
  • Fall Festival - Sept. 29, 2007
  • Eastern Shore of Virginia Harvest Festival - Oct. 3, 2007
  • Kiptopeke Native American Festival - May 26-27, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cape Charles web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Kiptopeke State Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Cape Charles demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Northampton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 23310 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Cape Charles residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cape Charles ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cape Charles was $13,789, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

16% of Cape Charles residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Cape Charles include Cape Charles Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Cape Charles, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $232.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $775.


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Libraries in Cape Charles include Northampton Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Northampton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cape Charles political report.

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The average commute time for Cape Charles workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Cape Charles include Best Western Sunset Beach Resort, Days Inn.

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