Callaghan, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Callaghan, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Callaghan Census Designated Place had a population of 347 as of July 1, 2015. Callaghan ranks in the lower 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 Callaghan is located at latitude 37.8098 and longitude -80.089 in Alleghany County. The formal boundaries for the Callaghan Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Alleghany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,375 feet.

The Callaghan Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584819) 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 Callaghan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Callaghan: Callaghan Station, Callaghans, Callaghan's.

Callaghan Census Designated Place, VA Boundary Map

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Callaghan, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 347
Population in Households 338
Population in Familes 251
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 229
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 166
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 99
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 183 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 117 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $118,243
Average Home Value $127,826
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,124
Average Household Income $53,316
Per Capita Income $23,629
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% 0.0%
Households 0.23% 0.0%
Families 5.7% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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.

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Callaghan, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Callaghan to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 491 17th
Population Density1 # 469 21st
Diversity Index2 # 519 13th
Median Household Income # 261 56th
Per Capita Income # 323 46th

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