Albemarle County VA Information


Albemarle County Subdivisions

Albemarle County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 107,257
Population in Households 101,094
Population in Familes 79,525
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,163
Population Density1 149
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 41,741
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 26,662
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 46,327 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,822 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,919 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,586 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $365,703
Average Home Value $459,147


Median Household Income $71,428
Average Household Income $99,766
Per Capita Income $39,635
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.29% 1.56%
Households 1.45% 1.62%
Families 1.31% 1.52%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Albemarle County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Albemarle County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 16 89th
Population Density1 # 56 59th
Diversity Index2 # 70 49th
Median Household Income # 24 83rd
Per Capita Income # 10 93rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.