United States Virgin Islands Population

The United States Virgin Islands, officially the Virgin Islands of the United States, is a group of Caribbean islands and an unincorporated and organized territory of the United States. The islands are part of the Virgin Islands archipelago and consist of the main islands of Saint Croix, Saint John, and Saint Thomas, and 50 other surrounding minor islands and cays.

The total Land Area of the U.S Virgin Islands is 350 Km2 (135 sq. miles) & the Population Density of the U.S Virgin Islands is 298 per Km2 (773 people per mi2). As per the UN World Population Prospects, the population of the US Virgin Islands in 2023 is 98,750 (1 Lakh)

 U.S Virgin Islands2023 Population
Total Population98,750
Global Rank199
Land Area 350 sq. km (135 sq. mi)
Area Rank
Pop. Density298 people/sq. km
Capital CityCharlotte Amalie

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

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U.S Virgin Islands Demographics
Fertility Rate* 2.05
Infant mortality rate ** 7.4
Median Age  42.6 Years
Life Expectancy 81.17 years
Urban Population 96.3%

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in U.S Virgin Islands

Christianity is the dominant religion in the U.S. Virgin Islands and 94.4% of the population adheres to Christianity. Roman Catholics (56.8%) is the largest denomination followed by Protestant churches (29.6%)

Non-Christian faiths account for 2% and include Islam, Hinduism, Baháʼí Faith, Jews, and African traditional faiths. The remaining 3% are classified as unaffiliated, which can mean agnostic, atheist, or “nothing in particular.”

Religion percentage in U.S. Virgin Islands

  • Protestant (65.5%)
  • Catholic (27.1%)
  • Other Christians (1.8%)
  • Unaffiliated (3.7%)
  • Other religions (1.9%)

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Population of United States Virgin Islands 2024