Chase City, VA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,457. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,382 (-3.1% change)
Males: 1,093 (44.5%), Females: 1,364 (55.5%)

Mecklenburg County

Zip code: 23924

Median resident age: 40.0 years
Median household income: $22,193 (year 2000)
Median house value: $57,600 (year 2000)

Races in Chase City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (53.1%)
  • Black (44.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: English (19.3%), United States (17.9%), Irish (3.5%), German (1.8%), French (1.0%).

Elevation: 546 feet

Land area: 2.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Chase City

  • High school or higher: 61.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chase City town

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 15.9%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -80 (-3.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Chase City:

  • COMMUNITY MEM HEALTH CENTER (about 21 miles; SOUTH HILL, VA)
  • MARIA PARHAM HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; HENDERSON, NC)
  • PIEDMONT GERIATRIC HOSP (about 32 miles; BURKEVILLE, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Chase City:

  • LYNCHBURG REGIONAL/PRESTON GLENN FLD (about 63 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; ID: LYH)
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL (about 63 miles; DANVILLE, VA; ID: DAN)
  • RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL (about 68 miles; RALEIGH/DURHAM, NC; ID: RDU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Chase City:

  • CHASE CITY MUNI (about 3 miles; CHASE CITY, VA; ID: CXE)
  • MARKS MUNI (about 17 miles; CLARKSVILLE, VA; ID: W63)
  • LUNENBURG COUNTY (about 22 miles; KENBRIDGE, VA; ID: W31)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chase City:

  • VANCE-GRANVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; HENDERSON, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • LONGWOOD COLLEGE (about 35 miles; FARMVILLE, VA; FT enrollment: 3,557)
  • DUKE UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 11,898)
  • DURHAM TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • LIBERTY UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; LYNCHBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 5,348)
  • NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 4,487)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL (about 69 miles; CHAPEL HILL, NC; FT enrollment: 22,324)
Public primary/middle school in Chase City:

  • CHASE CITY ELEM. (Students: 511; Location: 5450 HIGHWAY FORTY-SEVEN; Grades: KG – 05)