Chilhowie is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,668 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Chilhowie is the 236th largest community in Virginia.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Chilhowie has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Chilhowie has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Chilhowie than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Chilhowie may be for you.
In terms of college education, Chilhowie is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.67% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Chilhowie in 2018 was $26,602, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,408 for a family of four. However, Chilhowie contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Chilhowie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chilhowie residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Chilhowie include Irish, German, English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Chilhowie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.