University of Virginia CDP, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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University of Virginia CDP, Virginia - Basic Facts

The University of Virginia Census Designated Place had a population of 7,274 as of July 1, 2016. University of Virginia CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for University of Virginia CDP is located at latitude 38.035 and longitude -78.5205 in Albemarle County. The formal boundaries for the University of Virginia Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The University of Virginia Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629042) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with University of Virginia CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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University of Virginia CDP, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,274
Population in Households 2,382
Population in Familes 1,049
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,892
Population Density1 4,112
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 1,345
Average Household Size 1.77
Family Households 398
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,447 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 ( 8.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,218 (84.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $296,698
Average Home Value $346,063


Median Household Income $40,993
Average Household Income $67,114
Per Capita Income $18,804
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.91% 0.4%
Households 0.68% 1.05%
Families 0.49% 0.89%
Median Household Income   -0.86%
Per Capita Income   0.89%
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.

University of Virginia CDP, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares University of Virginia CDP to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 158 74th
Population Density1 # 48 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 144 76th
Median Household Income # 395 34th
Per Capita Income # 524 12th

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