U.S. Virgin Islands
The U.S. Virgin Islands is a group of four main islands
and many smaller islands, located between the Caribbean
Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico. It
is an organized, unincorporated territory of the United
States, and its residents are U.S. citizens. The Virgin
Islands has a landmass of 346 square kilometers. The
capital, Charlotte Amalie, is located on the island of
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the 2020 population is 87,146.
71.4% of the population is Black or African American, 13.3% is
white, 1.0% is Asian, 0.04% is American Indian and Alaska Native, 6.3% is other, and 7.5% is
mixed. 69.8% of the population speaks English, 56.9%
speak Spanish, 29.3% speak French or
Haitian, or Cajun, and 13.8% speak another language.
The median household income for residents of the U.S.
Virgin Islands in 2019 was $40,408, 78.3% of residents
completed high school and 5.5% of the labor force is
For additional resources and information, see Atlantic Territory and
U.S. Census 2020
Last Reviewed: 11/16/2018