Castlewood is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,704 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Castlewood is the 233rd largest community in Virginia.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Castlewood has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Castlewood a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Castlewood is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Castlewood with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.20% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Castlewood in 2018 was $26,418, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,672 for a family of four. However, Castlewood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Castlewood also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.50% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Castlewood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Castlewood residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Castlewood include English, Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Castlewood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.